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28-Apr-2007

Nominet Update

Following a number of member requests Nominet has decided to extend the deadline for the current governance consultation by one week to 9 May 2007. Nominet - who are the registrar for .uk domains - has also decided they shall host a panel discussion on the issues within the consultation to seek further member feedback on the same day as the AGM (2 May 2007). Nominet is updating its Articles of Association, the document that describes how the company interacts with its members, and the way in which it is governed. There are several issues which the board would like to address. Because of the number and complexity of the issues, Nominet is dividing the issues between two consultations. This first consultation deals with Board composition, policy and fees.

Nominet have extended the current governance consultation by a week. The consultation will now be 9 May 2007 which follows various member requests. They will also be holding a panel discussion on the day of the AGM (2 May 2007). This will regard the issues within the consultation and seek additional feedback from members regarding domains etc. They are updating the Articles of Association, (the document describing how the company interacts with members, and the way it is governed). Several issues will be addressed by the board. Nominet is dividing the issues between two consultations (the first dealing with Board composition, policy and fees).

"Following a number of member requests we have decided to extend the deadline for the current governance consultation by one week to 9 May 2007. We have also decided that we shall host a panel discussion on the issues within the consultation to seek further member feedback after lunch at approximately 1:30 on the same day as the AGM (2 May 2007) at the same venue. We invite those of you who wish to discuss the matters raised to attend and give us your thoughts. If you are planning to attend this event or the AGM then please email us your confirmation to agm@nominet.org.uk. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the membership for their input on this consultation to date and urge those who have not yet responded to add their comments online."