[Community-Discuss] Enquiries/clarification

uche kenneth kennethworld001 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 10:56:47 UTC 2017

ooooh pls i dont belong here.. pls can d Admin kindly flush me out of dis
group.. PLEASE I beg..

On Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 10:19 AM S Moonesamy <sm+afrinic at elandsys.com> wrote:

> Hi Owen,
> At 03:50 PM 10-10-2017, Owen DeLong wrote:
> >I believe that in general, an organization like an RIR which is
> >managing resources on behalf of a community and serving as that
> >community's representative in various external fora (ICANN, IGF,
> >etc.) should be as transparent in all of its processes and dealings
> >as possible. This means, IMHO, that unless there is a legitimate
> >need for confidentiality (legal strategies in active litigation,
> >staff salaries, personnel matters, etc.), information should
> >generally be made available to the community by default.
> Several years ago, well before transparent was a topic of interest,
> an ex-IAB Chair explained why the IAB published information.  I'll
> make a note of your comment about "by default" without commenting
> about it.  Some of the examples which you provided are already
> covered by the law; it may be different in other countries.
> Is there any process which is not transparent?  If that is the case,
> I am okay if you or anyone else wishes to raise it as an issue.
> Regards,
> S. Moonesamy
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