This excerpt taken from the VRSN 8-K filed May 6, 2005.
ITEM 5.03. AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OR BYLAWS; CHANGE IN FISCAL YEAR.
Effective May 3, 2005, the Board of Directors of VeriSign, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), amended the Bylaws of the Company to increase the number of authorized members to eleven (11). Prior to this amendment, the Bylaws provided that the Board of Directors shall consist of no less than six (6) nor more than nine (9) members.