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    Registrars Transfer Woes All Over
    posted by michael on Tuesday May 07 2002, @10:01AM

    Anonymous writes "Capital Networks Pty Ltd is refusing to allow the transfer of domain names to competing registrars, using the excuse that the specific domain had "not been in the system for 150 days"."



    A customer of Capital Networks reports to have renewed a registration with the Australian registrar on January 21 2002. On or about April 28, 2002 (about 92 days later) an attempt was made to transfer to GoDaddy.com. "My transfer was rejected..."

    Full story is available .au Domain News.

    [Editor's note: It's unclear from the story whether the domain name in question is an .au domain name or in a gTLD. That said, the .au Domain News site looks well-designed. Every ccTLD should have one! -mf]

     
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    Re: Transfer Woes All Over
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Tuesday May 07 2002, @12:54PM (#6179)
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    I assume the name is one that GoDaddy would handle, which seems to be limited to the open gTLDs plus .us and .ws. Their transfer page seems to limit it further to CNO and .info. Entering *.au or *com.au in the form returns the statement: Invalid domain name extension.

    The editor of the news site has a Usenet post here promising to publish any response from Totalnic. -g

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    Australian Domain News
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Wednesday May 08 2002, @02:35AM (#6187)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    That Australian Domain News site is nice, but why are they using a .com address themselves instead of .au?
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