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[AfriNIC-rpd] NomCom at AFRINIC-16
owen at delong.com
Wed May 23 06:15:22 UTC 2012
On May 21, 2012, at 11:09 PM, Amreesh Phokeer wrote:
> Hi Jackson,
> On May 22, 2012, at 9:26 AM, Jackson Muthili wrote:
>> I am in complete agreement with DeLong. When afrinic has e-vote
>> mechanism in place, completely the paper ballot is not necessary.
>> Stakeholders not able to attend afrinic meeting vote remotely e-voting
>> platform. Stakeholders present at afrinic meeting vote also online
>> using e-vote platform.
>> If there are stakeholders present at afrinic meeting without computer,
>> afrinic provide computer room where those people can make their e-vote
> Voters are strongly suggested to use their own personal computer because in order to
> be able to cast a vote, a voter will need to have a passport called a BPKI certificate, issued
> by Afrinic after having duly verified his/her identity. This personal certificate must ideally be
> installed on the voter's personal computer.
There are ways to facilitate putting the certificate on USB dongles under control of the user
to be inserted in the shared machine during their voting.
This is well understood technology that has been available for many years.
> More information here:
>> The issue of ballot/proxy is eliminated.
>> Win-Win situation for everyone.
> Amreesh Phokeer
> Applications Unit Manager
> AfriNIC - The African Network Information Centre
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