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September 26, 2018 12:19

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Roberts elected to ICANN board

Channel Islands ccTLD operator Nigel Roberts has been elected to ICANN’s board of directors. He gathered an impressive 67% of the votes in an anonymous poll of ccNSO members conducted last week. He received 60 votes versus the 29 cast for his only opponent, Pierre Ouedraogo, an internet pioneer from Burkina Faso. Roberts, a Brit, […]

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Election season at ICANN

Two significant votes are coming up soon in the ICANN community, with the GNSO Council looking for a new chair and the ccNSO ready to select a new appointee for the ICANN board of directors. The ccNSO election will see an actual contest for what is believed to be the first time, with at least […]

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Greimann wins Nominet board seat

Key-Systems general counsel Volker Greimann has been elected to Nominet’s board as a non-executive director, beating two rival candidates. Nominated by Blacknight and EuroDNS, he got 1,169,785 of the 2,144,612 votes cast, beating Dot Advice CEO Phil Buckingham and Namesco domain development manager Kelly Salter. Nominet uses a somewhat complex single transferable vote system in […]

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Bladel romps home in ICANN election re-run

Go Daddy VP of policy James Bladel has been elected chair of ICANN’s Generic Names Supporting Organization Council. The result came a month after the GNSO Council embarrassingly failed to elect a chair to replace outgoing Jonathan Robinson. This time Bladel ran unopposed, securing the unanimous support of both his own Contracted Parties House and […]

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Talking Testicles (.com); Inside Info On TED Talks Can Help Speakers With Nervousness

The Best Digital Marketing Tactics From the Current Election; Are Good Doctors Bad for Your Health? How Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley Mentors Successful Startups; Bubbles, Bitcoin, and the Future of the CHIPS Economy; 27 Awesome Gifts for Entrepreneurs and.. NASDAQ: AAPL- Apple Stock Has HUGE Upside Again The Best Digital Marketing Tactics From the Current […]

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Why did the GNSO fail to pick a new leader?

Political infighting between sections of the Generic Names Supporting Organization seems to be responsible for the GNSO Council’s failure to elect a new chair yesterday. Rumor has it that Contracted Parties House pick James Bladel, a VP at Go Daddy, only lost because of ructions in the Non-Contracted Parties House. I stress these are just […]

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Go Daddy veep loses ICANN election to “none of the above”

ICANN’s multistakeholder GNSO Council has been left embarrassingly rudderless after its members failed to elect a new chair. The unprecedented result saw Go Daddy VP of policy James Bladel lose an election to “none of the above” yesterday. Under GNSO rules, there are two candidates for chair. One is nominated by the Contracted Parties House […]

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Could Google Steal The Presidency? Criminals Manipulating The Market – Regulators Can’t Stop It

Sell Outcomes, Explain Methodology; Google Puts Exec Behind ‘Buy Button’ in Charge of Express Delivery Service; Vice Media Writers Vote To Unionize; Who Are Your Gatekeepers? This Email May Be Worth Millions of Dollars in Sales; Why top sales people quit; Understanding The Future Of Mobility; Responsive or Adaptive: Which is Better For Your Mobile […]

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Ca’ Ching! Rent A Crowd (.com)- Crowd-Sizing For Presidential Hopefuls

From LibertyChat: Did you listen to Jeb Bush make his announcement yesterday? Did you hear loud cheers from a crowd that seemed excited at the prospect that there could be another Bush as President? Was I the only one confused? I don’t know one person who doesn’t threaten to leave the Country if it’s Bush […]

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JEB! Launches Without….. (well you know)

This is a rare case where his first name is the initials for his full name John Ellis “Jeb” Bush — parents might want to think about such LLL branding when naming future children but it will cost them dearly if available from the Chinese. A shame. Noticed the same logo from his Gubernatorial campaign […]

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