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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.

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PIR

Public Interest Registry is a nonprofit corporation that operates the .org top-level domain – the world's third largest "generic" top-level domain with more than 10 million domain names registered worldwide. As an advocate for collaboration, safety and security on the Internet, Public Interest Registry's mission is to empower the global noncommercial community to use the Internet more effectively, and to take a leadership position among Internet stakeholders on policy and other issues relating to the domain naming system. (Learn More)

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