"It's a bold but possibly foolhardy move on Haworth's part to poke at what has been Nominet's biggest sore point within just months of taking over the job."
Maybe it's what he was appointed to do.
Despite having claimed the scalp of his predecessor and a former chair – and almost forced a government takeover of the company – the new CEO of .UK registry Nominet, Russell Haworth, will look into how his organization is structured. In just-released minutes [PDF] from a board meeting held last week, Nominet has decided to …
Well you certainly don't want sharks in charge of a monopoly, and there are few battles for hippies to fight. So I would say you want neither. You was aspies. Coldly logical, efficient, pragmatic, detached from the emotional malaise of both the board and the hoi polloi.
Not on the side of the domainers, or the bureaucrats or even proper domain holders. Aspies would simply run a registry. The best damned registry they knew how. Taking care of technical and financial issues and ensuring that the entire enterprise was viable in the long term.
Which is why they'll never get elected to the board.