[arin-discuss] Fwd: [ARIN-Suggestions] New ACSP Suggestion 2014.10: CHANGES TO CANDIDATE SPEECHES

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Jun 5 03:26:03 EDT 2014

On Jun 4, 2014, at 5:18 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:

> On Jun 4, 2014, at 8:04 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> I oppose the implementation of this suggestion.
>> No rule prohibiting what Paul and I did existed prior to our doing it. I don’t see any way in which it impacted the integrity of the election process.
>> However, it has been made clear that such conduct is not desired and I see no reason that simply making that fact known is not sufficient. Going to written-only or pre-fabricated speeches is an unnecessary overreaction, IMHO.
> The proposed short-term resolution is effectively make that fact sufficiently known.
> Additionally, I was going to provide the suggestion as-is to the Board and Nomcom 
> (as they periodically review the election process in general, and can decide if there 
> is an more significant issue, and whether anything further is called for...)
> Does that seem satisfactory?

The short term solution seems satisfactory as a long-term solution.

I oppose modifying the process to require written-only or pre-fabricated speeches shot or long-term.


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