[arin-ppml] [arin-discuss] Term Limit Proposal

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Mar 31 16:40:13 EDT 2014

On Mar 31, 2014, at 1:08 PM, Paul Timmins <ptimmins at clearrate.com> wrote:

>> ________________________________________
>> From: arin-discuss-bounces at arin.net [arin-discuss-bounces at arin.net] on behalf of Martin Hannigan [hannigan at gmail.com]
>> Sent: Monday, March 31, 2014 4:02 PM
>> To: William Herrin
>> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net; arin-discuss at arin.net> 
>> Subject: Re: [arin-discuss] [arin-ppml] Term Limit Proposal
>>> I would NOT support this for the board. ARIN benefits from the board's
>>> continuity.
>> If you really want change, term limit the Board and forget the AC.
> Do people really WANT change though? I think part of what helps the community at large is the predictability of policy w/r/t number allocation.
> A neutral entity controlling allocation uniformly per a generally stable policy provides a good regulatory environment for everyone, I'd think.

Further, in reality, if the voting constituency really wanted change, I suspect incumbents would be less likely to get re-elected.

I know I certainly don’t vote for incumbents who I am dissatisfied with. I doubt anyone else does, either.


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