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[rpd] Two more petitioners

Jacob Odame jacobodame00 at
Tue Dec 19 07:53:19 UTC 2017

These arguments make sense.


On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:37 AM, Jackson Muthili <jacksonmuthi at>

> On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 12:55 AM, Andrew Alston
> <Andrew.Alston at> wrote:
> > While I am sorely tempted to respond point to point in your email and
> give
> > you a lesson in facts - I will not dignify this nonesense with such.
> You are the convener of opposers. I am open to read those facts.
> > I will however say this - this is the second time you have introduced a
> > racially biased context into the PDP - and discounted the will of a
> > significant portion of the member base - based of blatant unsubstantiated
> > and inaccurate prejudice
> Thank you for the comment.
> The operative words in your comments are :- THE WILL OF A SIGNIFICANT
> You see this is where the crux of your argument lies and where the problem
> is.
> In your other email you state this same notion that those opposing
> contribute 30% of AfriNIC revenue.
> - AfriNIC is a non profit company managing a critical resource (IPs)
> that is the engine of the internet which the UN already declared a
> basic human right.
> - Because of this very nature AfriNIC cant  sell IPs to highest
> bidders in an open market when those highest bidders pay the most
> revenue. Otherwise yes I will state again that if this was the case
> South Africa as the strongest economy (or one of the strongest) would
> just buy off AfriNIC and its miniature IPs and game closed.
> - You ostentatiously state that every country should be heard equally.
> Thank you for ignoring the fact that the internet penetration rates
> and state of the economy in South Africa (where you have convened the
> largest opposition) - although it can be better - is light years ahead
> of the other 53 African economies whose interests this policy proposal
> is trying to protect. To burry your head in the sand and ignore these
> realities does not take them away.
> J
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