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  1. Trauiner United Kingdom

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    I'm torn on it because let's be honest, DL is currently the better place to sell .co.uk/.uk domains to resellers.

    However, can you honestly suggest promoting a company that will illegally break GDPR laws and leak your private information if you annoy them? That shouldn't be tolerated and promoted.

    Just imagine if AcornDomains came out and posted all your private messages or Gmail posted your private emails because you annoyed them? Would you condone promoting those companies? I highly doubt that.

    I feel people are somewhat forgetting what DL has done with publishing private information and just ignoring it purely because they have something to gain from the platform. I feel like he knows the position the website is in also, that's why he posted personal information. He feels like no-one is going to shit on the DL website, because all the domainers there need him to sell domains.

    No other company would get away with doing what he done.
     
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  3. newguy United Kingdom

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    The anger could probably benefit from being dialled down from all sides. None of this really benefits anyone. I think in his shoes I'd just put 5% on all sales just to ensure that there is no ambiguity, or subjective aspect to anything going forward.
     
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    I've only been paying a limited amount of attention to this mularky...and don't have any skin in the game because while I buy the odd name on DL, I don't sell any.

    But the way I see it, is that DO only made those posts because of what someone else was saying in public about his business...and he is entitled to protect himself and his business.
     
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  6. Trauiner United Kingdom

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    He is not entitled to defend himself by breaking GDPR laws, which he did.
     
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  7. BREWSTERS United Kingdom

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    Is GDPR law more important than libel law? If DO hadn't apparently been libelled, then GDPR wouldn't have been broken, if indeed it had.

    Also, like I said, I've only got a passing interest in this and won't be spending much more time on it...but from what I recall I could clearly see where there was an argument for libel, but didn't pick up on where GDPR had been breached (I stand to be corrected).

    What I would say though, is that DO went over the top on DH...but DH has seemingly had the class to not drag it out.
     
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    You people are in cloud 9 with these rabid statements.
     
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  9. Nigel United Kingdom

    Nigel Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    Sad to see that DL has now been removed from the auction list on here. I would ask Admin to reconsider. At least put it to the vote of members on here.
     
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  10. Trauiner United Kingdom

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    I would say they should only be re-added if DL promises to no longer break GDPR laws. DL shouldn't be promoted while doing that.

    Like I said to someone else, would you be happy if DL posted your private emails to them?
     
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  11. super-whois United Kingdom

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    Incorrect. If DO has a claim of libel, then the correct way of doing so is to give a pre-action notice to the defendant, and to request that the defendant makes right of the situation, not to air his dirty laundry. What we now have, is a case of the pot calling the kettle black.

    I think you should reconsider the significance of what has happened. Last I checked Acorn is not a membership organisation with voting rights, but I think Admin is come to a reasonable conclusion for the time being by suspending (I assume) the posting of DL auction. A significant number of the DL auctions don't make it out of Gems anyway, so consider it a favour form Admin.
     
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  12. Murray

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    Was DL removed because of concerns over GDPR or because of a personal disagreement
     
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    Nigel Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    GDPR is a lot more complex than people realise. Just been reading through a 200 page document on the gov site. I think we should leave it to the experts.
    In respect of DL - all I can say is that I've used it over many years - always reliable, support is excellent, and troublesome bidders and non payers kept to a minimum - thanks to the efforts of the owner. Now that DL has been removed from the auction listings here, it's going to affect all of us who use DL as part of our living, and it will ultimately affect our income. That's not good for the uk domain industry. So can we not have a simple poll on this?
     
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    @Nigel - You can still list auctions here that you are running at DL. I'm really busy right now but will reply more deeply, if required, when I have time. I'm not banning DL, I'm also not posting publicly the horrible emails I've had in the past from 'him'. I'm not a bit angry either, it's just that it's appropriate with his behaviour for me to stop promoting his brand so strongly! I've simply removed the thread prefix in the auction section and dropped his feed that posted all the sales. When things go wrong on DL e.g. you win an auction and then the seller reneges... you will not find any support (as is stated in the terms), you'll just get abusive emails if you ask for help. If anyone has seen 'that post'....tell me, is that a man of sound mind. I couldn't be less interested in talking about this anymore and dragging it out. My inbox is always open if anyone wants/needs a dialogue.

    I think it would be fantastic if it was more of a one-stop shop here and a simple auction facility was built into this forum and so tied to each 'members' current user account, no additional account required. No auction fees, no commissions.... free for all paid memberships. That would be cool.
     
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  15. Nigel United Kingdom

    Nigel Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    thanks Admin for confirming that we can continue posting our DL auctions here. But how about a poll on this? we're a community after all - we've all got different views and a poll would be a good way of resolving this.
     
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    What if the result ends up like Brexit though?
     
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    There will be a demand for a recount/revote obviously :D
     
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  18. Nigel United Kingdom

    Nigel Well-Known Member Acorn Supporter

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    you're right - you'll get some who'll say they didn't understand the question :)

    ok - drop my poll idea - as long as we can post our DL auctions - that's fine
     
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  19. Murray

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    Edwin get a new twitter ready
     
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