Hey everyone, I’ve decided to resign my position as one of the three directors of the ENS Foundation, effective as soon as a replacement has been elected by the DAO. This will ensure that there are always at least three directors.
The ENS Foundation is a non-profit corporation that represents the DAO legally. (This is not to be confused with ENS Labs LTD, the core team organization, to which I haven’t been connected since February 2022.) You can read more about the ENS Foundation in the governance docs here. The other two directors are currently nick.eth and validator.eth.
Alisha.eth says she’ll organize the process for the DAO to select my replacement. It sounds like it’ll end up being a multi-week process which she says she’ll explain in more detail soon after this post.
I was a founding director of the ENS Foundation when it launched in November 2021, and I appreciate everyone who voted to keep me in the March 2022 attempt to remove and replace me. But for various personal reasons I’ve determined it’s now the right time for me to move on.
Thank you for doing the right thing. We might agree politically on most issues, but you have been a distraction and disservice to this project as a figurehead of leadership. Both you and Nick would be better served in the future with alter egos instead of conflating your work with your politics.
It would be nice if Nick would also resign. Nick has a very rude tweet as his pin on Twitter telling people who merely question him for sharing his often extremist political views that they can F-off into the Sun. Well, it would definitely hurt the ENS token price and optics severely if he left today, so there’s no room to say it is because we care about the price of our bags only now.
We obviously don’t want to lose the minds of Brantly and Nick. That would be an extremist view in itself, but they are not qualified for any political role, in fact both of them are quite possible the worst people to have on the ENS Foundation board. It’s just not what they are good at. Unfortunately, this has to be said bluntly.