[LINK] Democrats launch anti-filtering site

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Wed May 20 21:50:30 EST 2009


>> 1. To be eligible for a domain name in the com.au 2LD, registrants
>> must be:
>> a) an Australian registered company; or
>> b) trading under a registered business name in any Australian State
>> or Territory; or
>> c) an Australian partnership or sole trader; or
>> d) a foreign company licensed to trade in Australia; or
>> e) an owner of an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
>> f) an applicant for an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
>> g) an association incorporated in any Australian State or Territory;
>> or
>> h) an Australian commercial statutory body.
>>
>> 2. Domain names in the com.au 2LD must be:
>> a) an exact match, abbreviation or acronym of the registrant’s name
>> or trademark; or
>> b) otherwise closely and substantially connected to the registrant.

And there is more: you can't use Australian place names, either.

However, 2b makes it relatively easy, so long as you're not seeking  
cooktown.com.au...

iT


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