For those who don't or can't read Nom-Steer. Questions have been raised about linked members being on the voting rights allocation used for the EGM: Allocation of Voting Rights Angus Hanton has pointed out that the following members have merged: 1. Pipex and SupaNetworks 2. Pipex and Freedom2 3. NetBenefit (whose CEO is a Nominet board member) and Exalia 4. UK2 and another.com 5. Claranet and Netscalibur 6. Global Registration Services, VeriSign Sweden and VeriSign Digital Brand Management 7. NTL and Telewest Ones also worth looking at are: 8. Melbourne IT Corporate and Melbourne IT 9. Plusnet and BT 10. Verio and NTT 11. Easynet and News International 12. Pipex and Cable & Wireless/Bulldog Article 19 of the Nominet Articles of Association says: http://www.nominet.org.uk/digitalAssets/10274_Articles_of_Association.pdf "Not more than one member of any group of companies (as defined in Section 53 of the Companies Act 1989) may be a member of the Steering Committee." Therefore the merged members above should only be allowed to vote once instead of twice???? The latest is ........... Lesley Cowley has said things like on the membership application form, it currently states "You must not apply for Nominet membership if an existing Nominet membership is held in the name of the applicant or by a member of the applicant's group of companies." Also it says on Allocation of Voting Rights "If you are aware of any members on this list who should be linked but appear not to be, please let us know via egm[at]nominet.org.uk". Angus Hanton and other members are calling for an independant review (by the Electoral Reform Society and not Popularis again).