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Emails from Open Your Mind Pty Ltd 28/11/2002
auDA has become aware that a company called Open Your Mind Pty Ltd (Open Your Mind) has sent an email to some domain name registrants regarding the administration of Internet...
Melbourne, 14 November 2002 - The auDA Board has decided to create eight new second level domains (2LDs) for Australian states and territories - act.au, nsw.au, nt.au, qld.au, sa.au, tas.au,...
Results of auDA Board election 12/11/2002
At the auDA 2002 Annual General Meeting, held in Melbourne on 11 November 2002, the following people were elected to the auDA Board for a 2 year term:
Melbourne, 15 October 2002 - auDA's New Names Advisory Panel has recommended that auDA create eight new second level domains (2LDs) for Australian states and territories - act.au, nsw.au, nt.au,...
Melbourne, 1 October 2002 – auDA has today published the list of com.au names that were not allocated in the generic auction process.
Melbourne, 26 September 2002 - Internet Registry Pty Ltd and its Director Paul Chesley Rafferty today gave undertakings to the Federal Court in the form of the interlocutory injunctions sought...
Release of unallocated generic domain names 25/09/2002
auDA has now completed the auction process for generic com.au domain names.
auDA launches trade practices claim against Internet Registry Pty Ltd (trading as NetRegister) and its director, Chesley Rafferty 20/09/2002
Melbourne, 20 September 2002 – auDA yesterday filed Federal Court proceedings against Internet Registry Pty Ltd and its Director Paul Chesley Rafferty in respect to the ‘NetRegister’ mail out sent...
Registrants of com.au domain names may have recently received a letter from “NetRegister” about Internet Name Group (ING) going out of business.
auDA has become aware that Internet Name Protection Pty Ltd, otherwise known as Internet Name Group (ING), has been placed in administration.
Melbourne, 29 July 2002 – auDA has secured undertakings and corrective action from Internet Registry Pty Ltd after it sent a misleading mail out to hundreds of domain name registrants.
auDA has become aware that a company called Internet Registry Pty Ltd (Internet Registry) is sending out incorrect information to domain name registrants.
New Regime - Important Information 01/07/2002
On 1 July 2002, auDA introduced a new domain name regime and new domain name policy rules.
Transition arrangements for Go-Live 21/06/2002
Melbourne, 21 June 2002 - The new domain name regime for com.au, net.au, asn.au, org.au and id.au will go live at 10.00am AEST, Monday 1 July 2002.
Melbourne, 13 June 2002 - Sydney-based Enetica Pty Ltd is the first company to be fully accredited by auDA as a domain name registrar under the new regime.
Melbourne, 11 June 2002 - auDA today announced that the new domain name regime for com.au, net.au, asn.au, org.au and id.au will go-live on 1 July 2002.
Generic Domain Name Auction Update 27/05/02 27/05/2002
New domain name registry ready for testing 02/05/2002
Melbourne, 2 May 2002 - auDA has received notification from AusRegistry that they have completed construction of all registry systems and begun system wide testing.
auDA to consider new names for .au 24/04/2002
Melbourne, 24 April 2002 - auDA is calling for proposals for new .au second level domains (2LDs), that would be created alongside the existing 2LDs like com.au and org.au.
Melbourne, 22 April 2002 - auDA today suspended the provisional accreditation status of Internet Name Group (ING) pending the finalisation of the proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
Melbourne, 19 April 2002 - auDA notes with interest the action launched by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) against Internet Name Group alleging misleading and deceptive conduct under...
Generic Domain Name Auction Update 02/04/02 02/04/2002
Registry KeysA domain name "registry key" is the password or PIN number used to control access to changes in the operation and management of your domain name.
Generic Domain Name Auction Update 04/03/02 04/03/2002
auDA generic domain names auction 05/02/2002
Melbourne, 5 February 2002 - Applications for names on the generic name list closed on 31 January 2002.
Generic Domain Name Applications Closed 31/01/2002
auDA assumes responsibility for org.au 29/01/2002
Melbourne, 29 January 2002 – auDA has today assumed technical and administrative responsibility for the org.au and id.au second level domains, from former .au delegate Mr Robert Elz.
Generic Domain Names Auction Update 16/01/2002
Melbourne, 16 January 2002: