The Madness of Nominet's Board

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Hate to say it, but I think that they just don't get it. My first thoughts are that the remainder of the board have lost the plot. I have never m...
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Nominet EGM: Voting "Yes" Will Bring Government

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Nominet has made the extraordinary claim that a "Yes" vote at the EGM will trigger Government intervention. The Claim "A vote for the EGM resolution w...
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Uber Drivers Employment Recognition Is A Great Step

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Some good news for once, this morning news came from the High Court, which confirmed that Uber drivers were employees and not self-employed. I'm a big...
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Is Nominet's Chair Accurate About Resolution 2?

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Today's article in The Register makes some interesting claims. It says that Nominet's Chair Mark Wood has made statements public regarding the Bo...
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Nominet EGM News

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On Friday evening, I became aware that there would be a call for an EGM at Nominet. After consideration, I've decided that it is something that I'll&n...
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Trump Could Still Be President For The Next Four Years

Trump Could Still Be President For The Next Four Years
The reason I feel this is that friends are telling me that some strange things are happening in the US, and I'm seeing some evidence of what they are ...
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Top End Domain Names For Sale Becoming Rare

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 Over the last 12-18 months, the number of top-quality domain names (.co.uk and .uk) coming up for sale on the open market has decreased substant...
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Open Warfare Between Domain Catchers?

Open Warfare Between Domain Catchers?

Seems that good old fashioned war has broken out between domain catchers, and thankfully I'm not involved in this one.

I don't really want to touch too much on what is going on, but I do want to comment on why it is going on and that is probably because of the lack of oversight from Nominet. As far as I know, they have made no public statements on the issue. 

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Nominet Washes Its Hands of The Drop System

Nominet Washes Its Hands of The Drop System
How did Nominet take a broken drop system and make it worse? Identifying multi-taggers as a problem, then giving them a helping hand takes some doing. Currently, Nominet has a broken drop system; some things that are broken can be fixed; others just can't. The tech holes can be fixed, the ability to have multiple tags can't. I've been through this ...
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Nominet Drops The Auction Model As Option

Nominet Drops The Auction Model As Option
Nominet has released an interim statement in which they confirm that they won't be pursuing an auction model for their premium expired domain names.  "Firstly, we will not pursue an auction model. While a proportion of responses from a wide range of sectors including the drop–catching market supported this approach, the prevailing view wa...
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