[arin-ppml] [arin-council] AC Role in Petitions
jcurran at arin.net
Thu Apr 14 11:44:40 EDT 2011
On Apr 14, 2011, at 10:33 AM, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> Many on the AC seem to feel that once a decision is made, all must
> tow that line. That is a dangerous, chilling situation. It reduces
> the effectiveness of the AC by reducing discussion and searching for
> alternative solutions. It makes the AC look more secretive, as
> decisions are made in private and then not discussed externally.
> Dissent is an essential part of any democratic body. I wish the
> AC would focus much more on _why_ there is dissent than trying to
> snuff it out and impose a totalitarian structure.
As Marty noted, the AC adopted a rule to not be included in
the petition count, but specifically noted that they can still
participate in the discussion of the merits of the petition.
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