[LINK] Bolton wins, auDA loses, Bottle Doimains lives on (for the moment)
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Wed Apr 22 13:42:59 AEST 2009
I was sitting in Court 3 of the old High Court in Melbourne this morning.
That's how I know the Supreme Court of Victoria has confirmed an injunction
won by Nick Bolton (of BrisConnections fame) allowing one of his five
Internet domain name businesses - Bottle Domains - to continue registering
Au domain names.
Industry regulator - auDA Ltd - had terminated Bottle's accreditation last
week, following revelations of a major security breach at Bottle.
But Bolton immediately sought, and was granted, an emergency injunction by
At todays hearing the Court confirmed that the injunction should stand, at
least until a full trial later this year.
The decision raises some questions about the future of auDA.
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