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Policy established by .au name space founder, Robert Elz, has existed since 1995, prohibiting generic domain name registration in the space. Early in 2002, this will be removed, and the generic names auctioned.

A recent email from Melbourne IT Ltd has alerted Australian domain holders of this revised policy which has come from auDA recommendations. Their Name Policy Advisory Panel has recommended that these previously disallowed names should be auctioned.

The auction will be handled by online auction company who have information online for anyone interested.



Isaac is a designer from Adelaide, South Australia, where he has run Triplezero for almost a decade.

He was a member and administrator of since its founding in 1998, designed the current site, and was a regular contributor on's direction-setting discussion list, theforum.

On the side, he runs Opinion, Hoops SA, Confessions, Daily Male, and Comments, as well as maintaining a travel gallery at

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