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[rpd] We should be fair

Sylvain Baya abscoco at
Wed Feb 24 01:34:19 UTC 2021

Dear PDWG,

Le mer. 24 févr. 2021 00:14, Owen DeLong <owen at> a écrit :


> On Feb 20, 2021, at 5:03 AM, Sylvain Baya <abscoco at> wrote:


> Dear PDWG,


> [...]


>> [...]


> 3. If possible, AFRINIC should publish the recorded zoom meeting video

>> file for the public to review.



> ...this should be only accessible to the investigation

> committee, at least until it confirms that there is nothing

> to hide.



> I think I agree with the sentiment I believe you are trying to convey,


Hi Owen,
Thanks for your email, brother.

but I cannot agree

> with the above words.


...and you are right!

> The video should be made available for the investigation (If one exists,

> and I agree one

> should).


Agreed! i tried to say the same :-)

It should not be made public unless misconduct is identified

> appears to be a bit different with my previous PoV...publish
only if there is nothing to hide...i understand that you want
to keep the confidential character of some kind of committees. Which is
acceptable for me.

and even then, only

> the portions of the video that are evidence of the misconduct should be

> made available.


Maybe for the sake of transparency; but i don't see the need
to publish videos (full/part) of bad behavior made during
a recorded meeting ; not intended to be render public on
the first place.

> If a committee’s meeting videos are going to be made public, the members

> of that committee

> should be aware of that intent prior to the meeting. Otherwise, it is

> unfair to the members

> of the committee to abruptly make public what they were told was a private

> meeting going

> in and it will inhibit frank and honest discussion in such meetings.


...i agree with what you have explained.



> Owen



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