[AusNOG] Domain Name Group Pty Ltd cheaky marketing...
davidianwalker at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 11:10:05 EST 2011
On 17/08/2011, Eric Pinkerton <Eric.Pinkerton at stratsec.net> wrote:
> They are clearly the same organisation....
> Compare these two pages...
>From the ABNs on the websites:
Both in the same postcode.
On 17/08/2011, David Mitchell <me at shutupdave.com> wrote:
> Though according to whois, both domains are registered through AussieHQ.
> Might be worth forwarding any evidence to their abuse contact as they
> could consider it a breach of their AUP:
"•engages in any misleading or deceptive business or marketing practice;"
... which is a good facsimile of the Trade Practices Act ...
A corporation shall not, in trade or commerce, engage in conduct that
is misleading or deceptive.
... which seems to be the substance of previous case(s):
.AU DOMAIN ADMINISTRATION LIMITED v DOMAIN NAMES AUSTRALIA PTY LTD and
CHESLEY PAUL RAFFERTY
AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION AND CONSUMER COMMISSION v DOMAIN NAMES
AUSTRALIA PTY LTD and CHESLEY PAUL RAFFERTY
Guilty ... Trade Practices Act - Section 52.
Paragraph 11 gives the scope (numbers of businesses).
They ceased trading a few years after that ruling ...
... and apparently were also in Perth...
... which explains the mystery video feed to Perth in the above case.
I wonder if AussieHQ are ready for that.
I'm an old hand at reporting other web crime but this will go on my
agenda from now on. Thanks for the prompt.
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