[arin-ppml] [arin-council] AC Role in Petitions
bill at herrin.us
Thu Apr 14 12:49:49 EDT 2011
On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:
> Even though the rule allows them to voice their
> (uncounted) opinion, the message is clear. You got your say in the
> AC, now shut up.
> The result is that the community does not have the full benefit of
> understanding the views and opinions of the dissenters on the AC.
> Rather than encouraging these folks to explain themselves to the
> community and use the process (including petitions) they are being
> systematically told to be quite and fall in line.
Systemically, this is perhaps the worst of the PDP's failings: it
facilitates to the point of encouraging this sort of suppression of
public participation in ARIN's process.
> I oppose any rules that limit AC members participation in any public
> policy process. Being elected to the AC should not mean you have
> to give up any rights in the normal process.
Ditto. The problem such rules create (back-room dealings) is far worse
than the problem they solve (AC members shout too loud).
William D. Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com bill at herrin.us
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