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Nominet announces new policy consultation for expiring .UK domains

Discussion in 'Nominet General Information' started by Acorn Newsbot, Jul 16, 2020.

  1. DesD

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    @Admin can we also establish who @Derek is? Again, trolling and distracting. No posting history prior to mid July. Potential conflict of interest. Either he declares who he is, or he should be removed.
     
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  3. Derek Portugal

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    Someone that has an opinion that differs to yours doesn't mean they're a troll.

    Saying there is a conflict of interest is just silly. A conflict to what exactly?
     
  4. super-whois United Kingdom

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    At first you were in Bulgaria, then Israel, now a question mark. Stylometric analysis is great David. I suggest you resign.
     
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  5. Derek Portugal

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    Resign from what exactly? I'm not David. I don't work for Nominet. You're making yourself look stupid.
     
  6. super-whois United Kingdom

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    Prove that you aren't David then. Your anonymity suggests you have something to hide.
     
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  7. Derek Portugal

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    I've been posting complaining about the Bulgarian scammers and the other cheaters. What sort of proof would you post if you were me? A selfie with my passport outside my house with the address showing? Perhaps holding a printout of my own and clients domains?

    I'm telling you I'm not David. I don't work for Nominet. You can choose whether to believe it or not.
     
  8. DesD

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    Look, you've been a member of this community for under two weeks and you're disrupting every important topic on the forum (there aren't many admittedly, but some are clearly important), which is extremely odd behaviour for a new member.

    There's a suggestion you're a member of the Nominet board; which is a conflict if you are.

    As for policy, other than offering Susannah a bit of technical support over the past few weeks - during which she earned my respect, I have very little interest in this entire subject. I'm no more than a casual buyer.

    What I do have an opinion on is the chaos that you and the troll have caused over the past two weeks.

    Quite why @Admin hasn't sorted it is beyond me. At minimum, I'd have put these threads into a sub-forum with some member length criteria attached.

    If I can ask one favour of you, 'Derek'. Don't respond.
     
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  9. aZooZa

    aZooZa Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    It's quite obvious who 'Derek' is. I'm surprised he hasn't 'outed' himself. He's NOT from Nominet.
     
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  10. Derek Portugal

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    I signed up this account specifically to have my say on these issues as they affect me personally. You're just trying to restrict the voice of someone who's opinion you don't like by crying "troll" or "Nominet employee". I just want a fair system for the high value domains, I don't want them stolen by Hay or the Bulgarians.
     
  11. aZooZa

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    Yes, I'm aware of such activity.
     
  12. DesD

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    No, we only out perceived weaknesses on this forum. Unfortunately for the guilty, Susannah is a good deal stronger than the coward who is attempting to oppress her.
     
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  13. DesD

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    That's perfectly healthy, no issue with that and if there wasn't troll like behaviour going on there would be absolutely no need for suggestions to restrict it to members of standing.

    Am I right to assume you've been a member here previously? If so, why aren't you using your original login details? Is multi-accounting allowed in this community? At minimum, you'll face trust issues. You know this.

    Finally, if you're Andrew Bennett then why in the name of God don't you just say so and go from there? You're producing a ton of interesting content on Twitter if you are. I don't understand the cloak and dagger, it's as if you're enjoying people speculating on who you are...and frankly that's immature.

    So let's get back to developing a fair system.
     
  14. Siusaidh

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    I'm out of this thread, out of respect for forum members who don't want the serious issues about their future repeatedly de-railed. Just to put one thing straight on departing, Des: the man of many flags who presents as Derek - he is not Andrew Bennett. Andrew and I get on well, and correspond very regularly (almost daily at the moment). I think it's fair to say that Andrew is one of the grown ups in the room on Nominet issues, and his opinions are almost the complete opposite to 'Derek's'.
     
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  15. Admin

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    I'm really out the loop here but it seems clear and fair that the high profile 'new' posters of contention in a thread like this should be transparent about who they are or cease posting.

    As I understand it @mcrick is David Thornton, please confirm or face another banning.

    @Derek - please reveal yourself if you want to contribute to a thread of this nature.

    I think it might be wise to remove Susannahs' mod status so that cannot be used against her until this is over. And yes she is actively involved in buying and selling domains and has been for a very long time, that was a rather sad and pathetic accusation David.
     
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  16. Admin

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    By mutual agreement, @Siusaidh is a regular user and not a moderator of this forum until further notice. One less mudslinging opportunity so we can get back on track and have civilised discussion.
     
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  17. Siusaidh

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    I totally agree.

    Just so people know, I wrote to Steve last night to suggest I withdraw, because all this stuff just derails everyone, at a time when people need to be able to discuss serious matters that impact their lives. Plus, conflicts of interest.
     
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  18. Ben Thomas

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    Perhaps Derek is Denys. Doesn't sound as conceited as Denys though, so perhaps not.
     
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    definitely not Denys
     
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  20. Ben Thomas

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    You're right. Denys is far too egocentric, he'd have to admit it was him, rather than "David Thornton" taking the credit for his rants.
     
  21. JMI

    JMI Active Member Acorn Supporter

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    Names both start with D and are 5 letters long... I'm gunna call you Sherlock from now on ;)
     
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