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[AfriNIC-rpd] NomCom at AFRINIC-16

McTim dogwallah at
Wed May 23 14:24:57 UTC 2012

On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 10:12 AM, Badru Ntege <ntegeb at> wrote:
> McTim
> AfriNIC is a regional body serving the entire African region.  I think if
> the membership all agree on a policy like e-voting which at the time they
> believe is in the best interest of the community and we have a jurisdiction
> problem,  I know they can be over 52 other ways to fix that challenge.  We
> should not allow country specific issues to obstruct the mandate of AfriNIC.


> On the issue of e-voting my view is we pursue a parallel implementation for
> at least two future elections before completely eliminating the paper
> process.    This will allow all of  us of to be comfortable with the
> transition and also make sure we have not left members behind in our quest
> to modernize.

Seriously?  We are the community that makes up rules about Internet
resource managaement and we don't use the Internet to vote?

I find it hard to believe there are any LIRs that are without Internet
access for voting, esp with a 2 week voting period!!


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route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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