[arin-ppml] [arin-council] AC Role in Petitions

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 13:38:38 EDT 2011

Speaking only as a member, I think that this particular change to the
PDP should be immediately abandoned.



On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 1:28 PM, Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 1:14 PM, Joe Maimon <jmaimon at chl.com> wrote:
>> I do not understand what mechanism exists, if any, that would allow the AC
>> rules to alter the methodology the ARIN president uses to evaluate
>> petitions.
>> I dont support any method of implementing this rule, either by mechanism
>> or by muzzling. I dont think AC rules should be a factor at all in a
>> petition.
>> I also dont think this rule is a good idea, that the scenario has never
>> happened and is not likely to, and that the scenario is one that actually
>> needs prevention has not been well sold at all.
>>> Also please note that it is stated in the minutes (link below) that the
>>> revised PDP is expected to have language regarding petitions that is
>>> similar to the AC standing rule.
>>> Thanks
>>> ----Cathy
>> This is the confusing part.
>> Either this rule is valid without PDP revision or as you are suggesting, a
>> revision is required to implement the rule.
> Keep in mind that this AC rule didn't come about until after the AC was
> presented with a draft of the new PDP.  Most of the AC felt it would be a
> good change, and adopted the standing rule in order to implement it before
> the new PDP came into effect.  A number of us were concerned to make sure
> that the rule did not prevent AC members from expressing their opinions on
> petitions, which is why it was written as it was.
>> I would not support any such revision, fwiw.
> Thanks for speaking up.  I'm not on the PDP committee, but I know they are
> looking for community input, so  I would encourage anyone else with opinions
> on how the new PDP should work to speak up as well.
> -Scott
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