Discussion in 'Nominet General Information' started by dropcycle, Feb 25, 2010.
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Yup - key bit:
Each of the proposed changes was supported by over 90% of the member votes cast and so all resolutions were carried.
90% is a good mandate.
Hardly a surprising result, given the way the voting power is concentrated into a few large registrars hands.
'ang on, wasnt the arguement that such power lays with all the members and that would have changed if this went through?!
Interesting reading this from 2008
Nominet critic wins boardroom seat â€¢ The Register
And this time they got it through under the pretence that the government could take control. So this has been on the cards since 2008 after the members rejected it last time, they just needed a reason to canvas and get people scared.
Another article relating to Angus Hanton's resignation
More stuff, this time relating to Davies' resignation.
Regardless of individual feelings, it's hard to argue with majority votes over 90% from 72% of eligible voters. Countries have been governed for centuries with MUCH less!
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