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[AfriNIC-rpd] NomCom at AFRINIC-16

Maina Noah mainanoa at
Mon May 21 12:01:32 UTC 2012

On 21 May 2012 14:36, Simon M. Balthazar <sbalthazar at> wrote:

> On 21/05/2012 12:03, Andrew Alston wrote:
> >
> > Firstly, I believe we should change the bylaws to specifically outlaw
> the holding of more than 5 proxies by any individual (potentially less once
> e-voting is actually functional)
> > Secondly, there is another loophole where a candidate can be "appointed"
> as a contact for an organization on a temp. basis in order to allow them to
> directly cast that organizations vote without the use of a proxy, this was
> clearly obviously when one candidate produced no less than *7* votes, this
> has to be fixed.  No candidate should be allowed to cast more than 2 or 3
> votes (number up to the community), else this will be the next source of
> abuse of the voting system.
> I don't believe limiting number of proxies  per  individual will change
> anything. I'm of the opinion we limit voting per zones i.e. If we are
> electing board members from North, then we let Afrinic members from
> North select who they want to represent them. Lets eliminate such
> situations where West Africans are represented by a member whose
> majority of his/her votes comes from South.
> Unfortunately for this, it would mean, Countries with more LIR's or rather
Afrinic members than the others, would stand the better chance of
re-electing individuals from their respective countries

A case for instance of a candidate from say Boswana competing with one from
.za for the Southern African Region OR .ke vs .rw for the East African

> Simon.
> _______________________________________________
> ./noah
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