Re: DNS: perhaps suspect trading practise -Reply

Re: DNS: perhaps suspect trading practise -Reply

From: Stephen Baxter <steve§senet.com.au>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 1998 15:57:44 +0930 (Cen. Australia Standard Time)
> Stephen
> Please let me know what the outcomes of your complaints
> to the ACCC and Offices of Consumer Affairs.


After the hatchet job Choice magazine did on Engaged Signals and ISPs 
recently (no offense) what good would it do sending the facts !






> 
> Chris Ruggles
> Journalist
> Computer CHOICE
> 57 Carrington Rd
> Marrickville  NSW  2204
> Ph: 02 95773380
> http://www.computer.choice.com.au/
> >>> Stephen Baxter <steve&#167;senet.com.au>
> 17/June/1998 11:17am >>>
> 
> 
> [I am not sure of the relevance of this list any longer due to
> most people
> publically stating that it could be abandoned due to it being
> to turned
> into the 'Adam and Jim Show' but here goes anyhow]
> 
> Some of our customers have been getting a faxed out flyer
> from the
> 
> Australian and New Zealand Domain Name Registry
> Level 1/24 Bayswater rd
> Potts Point NSW 2011
> 
> regarding 'securing their trading name now'.
> 
> it is an add for au.com
> 
> 
> I find the add very misleading indeed as it pertians to a
> very little
> chunk of name space but the add seesm to imply
> impending doom if people do
> not take action. Has anybody seen this flyer ?
> 
> It uses terms like :
> 
> '...protect your trading name...'
> 'Once it is registered your goodwill is safe'
> '..be warned, there are no restrictions...'
> 
> 
> I will be contacting consumer affairs in SA and NSW for
> an opinion as well
> but I ask people on this list for their opinion (please note
> that some
> posts get ditched before reaching my mailbox and all I get
> is a daily
> counter of attempts :-) ).
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> Stephen Baxter             SE Network Access/Big
> Networks Australia
> phone : +61 8 8221 5221    222 Grote Street 
> fax   : +61 8 8221 5220    Adelaide 5000, Australia
> 
> (www.ausbone.net - do not go quietly into the night !)
> 
> 
> 
> 

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Stephen Baxter             SE Network Access/Big Networks Australia
phone : +61 8 8221 5221    222 Grote Street 
fax   : +61 8 8221 5220    Adelaide 5000, Australia

(www.ausbone.net - do not go quietly into the night !)
Received on Wed Jun 17 1998 - 17:12:05 UTC

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