VOTE on .GEEK.nz PROPOSAL

Published on 17 Feb 2003

InternetNZ, through the Office of the Domain Name Commissioner, invites intersted people to participate in an online poll on the proposal to create a new second level domain - ".geek.nz". More details available...InternetNZ, through the Office of the Domain Name Commissioner, invites interested people to participate in an online poll on the proposal to create a new second level domain - geek.nz.

The details of the application can be found at /story/30058-30-1.html and it is being considered based on the current Second Level Domains Policy. This policy can be read at /content/second_level_domains.pdf.

Voting for this application will start February 18 2003 at 23:59 and close at March 4 2003 at 23:59.

The application must receive at least 200 votes and at least 70% support for it to enter the next phase which is a formal submission process. This vote will not determine if .geek.nz is implemented, only to see if it has wide enough support for it to continue in the approval process.

Voting is available via a website or email and details of voting can be found at http://www.internetnz.net.nz/dns/2nd-level-domains/2ld030304-voting_details.html .

Please note - to be able to vote you have to have a valid email address and a New Zealand postal address. The NZ postal address should be such that mail sent to that address would be expected to reach the voter. There are no other restrictions on who can vote.

Any missing information on the ballot will result in the ballot being ruled invalid. Please check to make sure all the required information is included on your ballot.

Voting opens online at http://vote.internetnz.net.nz at 23:59 on 18 February and goes through to 23:59 on 4 March 2003.

Any inquiries should be sent to the Voting Officer at vote-help@internetnz.net.nz