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  • Govt review: auDA needs to fix its problems — or else

    The government has called for significant changes to .au Domain Administration (auDA) — and says that in the absence of reform it will seek expressions of interest from other organisations for the management of Australia’s top-level .au domain.

  • Government scrutinises auDA oversight of .au

    The government will review the management of Australia’s country code top-level domain, .au. Communications minister Senator Mitch Fifield today released terms of reference for the review.

  • Domain businesses in ACCC’s sights

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched Federal Court action Domain Name Corp Pty Ltd and Domain Name Agency Pty Ltd, with the ACCC alleging that the businesses “engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false or misleading representations to Australian businesses about the domain name services they offered”.

  • .melbourne top-level domain moves closer to Web

    The Victorian government has signed a registry agreement with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), moving the .melbourne domain one step closer to the Web. The first .melbourne domains are likely to come online in mid-2014, according to ARI Registry Services.