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ICANN's President and CEO Announces Resignation

Paul Twomey, President and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) since March 2003, will step down at the end of the year, the organization announced Monday.

Twomey told the ICANN board he does not want to renew his contract for another three-year term, he said in an ICANN news release. Twomey announced his departure during an ICANN meeting in Mexico City.

Update 3/10/2009: Video of Paul Twomey's Speech (credit: Kieren McCarthy)

Read full story: PC World

Updates:  UPDATED Mar 10, 2009 10:18 am PDT
ICANN's President and CEO Announces Departure Mar.2.2009
Goodbye Paul Twomey Mar.2.2009, Stephane Van Gelder
Paul Twomey to step down at ICANN Phil Muncaster, VUNet, Mar.2.2009
Head Of ICANN, Twomey Announces Resignation The Domains, Mar.2.2009

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caption of this article. By Sivasubramanian M  –  Mar 06, 2009 10:23 am PDT

There are more readers who stop with the healines than those who read the whole article. This article's headline uses the word "resignation" which does not convey that Paul Twomey has chosen to have a change in his career after a meaningful and worthwhile term. Why are headlines a little carelessly chosen?

YouTube video By Kieren McCarthy  –  Mar 10, 2009 10:11 am PDT

A YouTube video of Twomey's speech is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tBdkyocS88

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