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    Re: .au Registrars Code of Conduct shows up ICANN
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Wednesday August 21 2002, @01:52PM (#8628)
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    What makes this even more surprising is that otherwise .au is not much of a ccTLD posterchild (BTW, following up from that comment of mine, info on the .ca DRP can be found here, it is much more consumer, that is, registrant, friendly than the .au process). -g
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    Re: .au Registrars Code of Conduct shows up ICANN by fnord
    Re: .au Registrars Code of Conduct shows up ICANN
    by unsolicited (unsolicited@audomainnews.info) on Wednesday August 21 2002, @11:57PM (#8639)
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    That's an interesting approach to this issue. You claim in your link that the .au space was "hijacked", yet here we are some months later with registrar competition across all open domain names, revised and now workable allocation policies and an enforceable code of conduct that applies to ALL registrars AND ALL resellers that sell .au domain names.

    Comparing that to the previous regime under Robert Elz, who despite his great work setting up the space and managing it initially, had become completely unresponsive and was a massive roadblock to any change to the domain space which was clearly well overdue.

    If taking management of a domain space from an unresponsive and unaccountable individual and giving it to an elected, responsive, consultative and accountable industry self-regulator that had won the approval of the national government constitutes a hijack then I say there should be more of them.
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