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Nominet throws money at member-chosen charities

Nominet is to make up to £600,000 ($830,000) a year available to charities nominated by its members. The upcoming GiveHub platform comes as part of the .uk registry’s ongoing effort to appease members who believe the company has not being doing e...
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Yue Dai (Dai Yue) acquired UK.cn

Chinese domain investor, Yue Dai (Dai Yue) announced the acquisition of another major domain asset, UK.cn. Touting the purchase as that of a single domain representing two countries—the UK and China—Yue Dai shared his latest acquisition thus: Just boug...
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No more acquisitions for Nominet

Nominet isn’t in the market for buying up other companies any more. The .uk registry said today that its board of directors has dissolved its mergers and acquisitions committee, which means no more deals in the rapidly consolidating domain name s...
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Nominet boss jumps before he is pushed

With the almost inevitable prospect of being fired by Nominet’s membership this afternoon, CEO Russell Haworth yesterday quit the company. He will leave both the board of directors and the corner office after a “short transition” and ...
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Nominet declares member coup “invalid”

Nominet has stared fighting back against a plot by some of its members to kick out the CEO, chair and three other directors, declaring part of the plan “invalid”. The PublicBenefit.uk campaign, which currently has the backing of over 17% of...
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