Prof Andrew Christie is launching the auDRP Overview, an analysis of decisions under the auDRP on Wednesday 27 August 2014 at 9:15am.
auda is conducting a review of the auDRP – the dispute resolution policy covering domain names registered in the .au domain name space. The auDRP was derived from the UDRP, so many of the principles worked out under the latter are equally applicable under the auDRP. Two of the main differences, however, are that under the auDRP: a complainant may have rights sufficient to found a complaint “in a name”, not just a trade.. Read More
auDA is the body regulating the .au “name space” or ccTLD. In that role, it has issued a number of policies including the auDRP (modelled on the UDRP) for the resolution of disputes between rights “holders” and the registrants of confusingly similar domain names. auDA’s Board has now announced its acceptance of a number of the recommendations of: the 2010 Names Policy Panel (pdf); and the Secondary Market Working Group (pdf). 2010 Names Policy Panel.. Read More