".AUSPOST" brand top-level domain name; decision and costs
Fraser Tweedale made this Freedom of Information request to Australian Postal Corporation
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Dear Australian Postal Corporation,
Australian Postal Corporation has registered the "AUSPOST" brand generic top-level domain (gTLD) with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
I request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 1982:
1. Any documents detailing the reasons for registering the "AUSPOST" gTLD.
2. Any documents showing how the decision to register the "AUSPOST" gTLD was reached and who approved the decision.
3. Any documents showing the upfront costs to Australian Postal Corporation of the application, including amounts paid to ICANN or other entities as part of the application or registration procedure.
4. Any documents detailing the projected operational costs of managing the "AUSPOST" gTLD.
5. Any documents containing cost-benefit analyses pertaining to the registration and operation of the "AUSPOST" gTLD.
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Good morning Mr Tweedale,
Find attached Australia Post's acknowledgement of your FOI request.
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Good afternoon Mr Tweedale,
I refer to your FOI request received by Australia Post on 18/8/2016.
Find attached my decision.
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