back to article Nominet new CEO opens giant can of worms, sticks head in

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 …

  1. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "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.

  2. Rol

    More worms Berk!!

    Don't you open that trapdoor

  3. Open honest transparent

    The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Do we want sharks or hippies in the post? What would be best for the majority?

    1. Trevor_Pott Gold badge

      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.

  5. x 7

    To mix metaphors, it sounds like he's opening the hatches for a clearing of the decks of the unwanted residual incompetents.

    Or else its an inspired choice to appoint someone who is likely to suggest Nominet is funded by a share of the TV licence fee..........

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