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[AfriNIC-rpd] Handover to new PDWG co-chairs

nii quaynor quaynor at
Sat Jun 18 12:27:12 UTC 2011

On Jun 16, 2011, at 3:57 PM, Mark Elkins wrote:

> Board members are simply (full) members of the Company.
> Those who have resources from AfriNIC are also (associate) Members.
> Members can vote, provide policy - etc - just like the share holders of
> a 'normal' company.
> Staff at a 'normal' company don't usually have that type of privilege
> unless they are shareholders.

Why are the LIRs associate. What has happened to community oversight for major decisions including approving reports if the real members have become associates. Who would have the last word on oversight of AfriNIC if the resource users are the associates.

Is this what other RIRs do?

I dont get it

> RIR Staff - as in all other geographical areas (ARIN, RIPE, APNIC,
> LACNIC) - can not Vote. They can give advice on polices (ie - whether
> they are implementable and what the cost would be - etc)

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