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Internet Society Calls for Nominations to the Public Interest Registry Board

The Internet Society (ISOC) seeks nominations of highly qualified individuals to serve on the board of directors of the Public Interest Registry (PIR) for the period 2008-2010. PIR was created by the Internet Society to manage the .ORG domain. The Internet Society seeks to fill three open seats on the PIR board.

Qualified individuals should have demonstrated business acumen, knowledge of the retail domain name market, experience in the use of Internet technology by noncommercial organizations and experience with the policies of top-level domain registries. Service on the PIR board includes three or four meetings and year-round communications with a formal time commitment of approximately 18 days per year.

The Internet Society specifically seeks globally diverse candidates.

For more information, please see the notice on the Internet Society website.

By .ORG, The Original Purpose-Driven Generic Top-Level Domain

Public Interest Registry (PIR) is a nonprofit that operates the .ORG top-level domain – one of the world’s largest generic top-level domains with more than 10.6 million domain names registered worldwide. PIR has been a champion for a free and open Internet for two decades with a clear mission to be an exemplary domain name registry, provide a trusted digital identity and help educate those who dedicate themselves to improving our world.

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