Re: [DNS] Internet Registry

Re: [DNS] Internet Registry

From: Ms Rebecca Young <rebecca§aussiewide.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 11:47:16 +1000
Would it better if the state governement all introduced bills into
parliament, the same way they did for fax/telephone directories in the late
80's early 90's.  If they did this then these problems wouldnt crop up.


----- Original Message -----
From: "David James - The Pagesmith" <david.james&#167;pagesmith.com.au>
To: <dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au>
Sent: Friday, July 05, 2002 11:34 AM
Subject: RE: [DNS] Internet Registry


> I too have received "invoices" from Internet Registrations Australia for
> each of my clients - enough of them to paper a wall. The misleading
> statement from these people (who I call the IRA) in a tear-off coupon
> states "Total Due" followed by a dollar amount calculated by them for
> each of the domains you don't have - but could have. I have one for a
> client to the value of $990.00.  But .... I (or they) could win a trip
> to Fiji, it says!
>
> Nowhere on the form does it indicate the period of renewal but the price
> is $198.00 - so I would presume it is for the standard 2 year period.
>
> A trap for the innocent if ever I saw one.
>
> David James
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Stark [mailto:ronstark&#167;businesspark.com.au]
> Sent: Friday, 5 July 2002 11:10 AM
> To: 'dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au'
> Subject: [DNS] Internet Registry
>
>
> One of my clients has just been sent an unsolicited application form by
> Internet Registry, which obviously includes request for payment.  My
> client has rung me, somewhat confused by its content, for clarification.
>
> One clause on IR's form says that any existing registration period will
> be added to the 2-year registration period that IR would provide.  This
> then means that IR are offering clients up to 4-year registrations,
> which is clearly not possible.
>
> Putting aside the unsolicited mail issue, they're either misleading
> registrants or they plan to sit on registrants' money for up to 2 years.
> Either is unacceptable.
>
> Who are IR in any case?
>
> Ron Stark
>
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