drbonzo writes: "On Aug. 1, the ICANN Nominating Committee announced a set of 18 nominees for the 5 At-Large Directors of the ICANN Board. For details, see the announcement and the list of nominees. Note that there will be a member-nomination process that will run through August. Let's get ready to vote, people! But first, let's discuss the announced nominees (who include among them Lawrence Lessig), and consider getting behind one or more member-nominated candidates."