[LINK] The GST Start-Up website, and another one
Fri, 30 Jun 2000 12:30:27 +1000
"Robertson-Dunn, Carolynne" wrote:
> And this one:
> The Australian Business Register (<http://www.abr.business.gov.au)> is
> another GST site that allows you to search for business details based on
> either the company name or ABN number. If you type a business name into the
> field, it will come back with the relevant details for that company.
> The important thing to look at is the URL. It will look something like this:
> with the Xs being the digits of the ABN number.
> The problem exists when you simply type another ABN number in that same
> field in the URL, and are given a page with the new company information.
What problem? The information is publicly available, whether you
type in the ABN into the search box, submit the query via a URL
in the location box, or generate the query from a script.
BTW: The information for Praxis Services was so minimal as to useless,
except to verify that the company does indeed exist, i.e. only state and
postcode were shown with the name.
Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services Pty Limited