[AUUG-Talk]: [Auugps] Changes to org.au eligibility

glenn.satchell at uniq.com.au glenn.satchell at uniq.com.au
Sat Jan 16 10:53:46 AEDT 2021

Hi Stephen et al,

auug.org (the Atlanta Unix User Group :) folded in 2015, maybe we could 
ask them if we take over their domain? The homophone of auug and org was 
always amusing to me.

The new alternative, auug.asn.au just doesn't have the same ring to it.


On 2021-01-15 18:48, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi sll,
> [Just using the correct CLUG mailing list address ... ]
> On Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:42:52 +1100 Stephen Rothwell
> <sfr at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
>> For those that don't know, AuDA has changed the rules for eligibility
>> to register an org.au domain.  You now (from April 12) need to be an
>> incorporated non-profit or registered with the Charity's commission 
>> (or
>> a few other possibilities) non of which we fulfil currently.
>> I have had a look at a few possibilities one of which is to have Linux
>> Australia as the registrant of clug.org.au and auug.org.au, but for
>> them to leave control of the domains with "us" (mostly me at the 
>> moment
>> :-)).
>> Alternatively, I could look at making the Canberra Linux Users Group
>> some sort of incorporated entity (which, I am told, is not too bad) 
>> and
>> retain the domains under that ownership..
>> Comments?
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