Re: DNS: Come October...

Re: DNS: Come October...

From: <vicc§cia.net.au>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 1998 08:06:04 +1000 (EST)
>_From: Jim Fleming
> 
> On Monday, June 22, 1998 7:01 AM, James Austin[SMTP:jea&#167;rainer-group.com] wrote:
> &#167;who is who in TLD in .au
> &#167;
> &#167;THE NO.1 is Robert Elz and there is NO ONE else.
> &#167;
> &#167;So stop this stupid thread right her until we get some movement by Robert
> &#167;Elz we have no cometition in OZ for .com.au etc
> &#167;
> &#167;Regards,
> &#167;James Austin
> &#167;
> 
> Come October of 1998 there are going to be
> several million .COM owners who are going to
> be out looking for <SLD>.<TLD> names. This
> could bring in several hundred million dollars
> to a TLD registry.
> 
> I noticed that some of the obvious names do
> not yet have .AU registrations:
> 
> 	att.au
> 	disney.au
> 	ibm.au
> 	mcdonalds.au
> 	microsoft.au
> 	<....several million more omitted...>
> 
> What does Australia plan to do in October ?
> 
> Do you plan to ignore hundreds of millions of dollars
> in potential revenue INTO Australia ?
> 
> Do you plan to ignore the jobs that will create ?
> 
> Also, what about the .AUSTRALIA TLD ? Will the .AU
> TLD be so limited that people migrate to other TLDs ?
> 
> What is the point of having a TLD if it is not developed ?
> 
> If it is not developed then the free market forces will
> eventually route around it and it will become irrelevant.
> Is that what people want for .AU ?

I seem to be out of the loop as to what is hapening inoctober can you clarify?

Vic
Received on Tue Jun 23 1998 - 09:04:00 UTC

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