Re: [DNS] Colateral damage

Re: [DNS] Colateral damage

From: Deus Ex Machina <vicc§cia.net.au>
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2000 13:05:26 +1100
Adrian Chadd [adrian&#167;creative.net.au] wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 25, 2000, Don Cameron wrote:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > They would like to register the domain australianexpatriots.com.au -
> > Obviously they would like the .au extension because they are proud
> > Australians and would like to promote this fact to all and sundry - they do
> > not want a .org because they are not a formalised organisation... and in
> > fact they are to a degree commercial in nature, because one of their aims is
> > to financially support Aussies overseas facing difficulties - however they
> > cannot register an Australian Business name (none of them are in Australia
> > and they do not do business in this country) - they cannot form an
> > Australian Association for the same reasons - the "motivators" for this are
> > Aussies mostly based in New York and London. Obviously they do not have an
> > ABN. Perhaps the only thing they could do would be to register as charity,
> > however even this is very difficult for them under the current Australian
> > Charitable Collections Act.
> 
> Ok, this sounds more like something suitable for org.au, rather than com.au .
> I don't know about you, but australianexpatriots.com.au sounds like a
> company which we expatriots (and yes, I am one living in Amsterdam..)
> can order vegemit and timtams from!
> 
> So my answer to this is to apply for either .org.au or .asn.au .

adrian you didnt read the post. no magic number hence no .org.au or .asn.au.

try again.

> Personally, I don't see why .com.au even entered into this domain name.
> .com is meant to be "company", right ?

no its short for commercial.

Vic
Received on Sat Nov 25 2000 - 10:05:27 UTC

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