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July 1, 2002 4:43 PM   Subscribe

Are these the hardest domains in the world to register, despite the changes that took effect 1 July 2002? Businesses can now own more than one domain name and the new .id.au domain space provides somewhere for individuals to live, but there are still many restrictions, not the least of which is the 21,322 word exclusion list. Given the recent instances of domain hijinks discussed here, it is not surprising to see that it has already started in the .au world. Are these restrictions good or bad news for the .au domain space?
posted by dg (6 comments total)

 
Be gentle with me, it's my first time :-)
posted by dg at 4:46 PM on July 1, 2002


Maybe you should mention they ask fat folks to pay more for their domains ;)
posted by zeoslap at 9:39 PM on July 1, 2002


They do, they do! ;-}
posted by dg at 9:58 PM on July 1, 2002


Maybe I should mention that George W Bush said that fat people are not allowed to register these domains.

So much for those bemoaning the lack of tech posts amid the forest of news stories.

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posted by dg at 8:27 PM on July 2, 2002


What did they do, exclude every town name in Australia, just in case? In case of what? That the Airlie Beach Chamber of Commerce will get there before the local government?
posted by rosvicl at 9:05 PM on July 2, 2002


Actually, part of the policy for .au domains is that place names (defined as anywhere with a post-code) are out of bounds for some reason.
posted by dg at 9:09 PM on July 2, 2002


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