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Polling, Voting and the General Assembly to:Re: [ga] Final draft of proposed mailing list rules

Joe and all DNSO'ers,

  Very nicely articulated here Joe.  Thank you for it, as well.  :)

!Dr. Joe Baptista wrote:

> On Wed, 19 Jan 2000, Joop Teernstra wrote:
> > The Booth can be operated with a voters' roll with individual passwords.
> > For this occasion Roberto and Harald opted for an informal opinion poll
> > without security against dishonest use.
> I understand Joop.  That's why my position is that it has no value
> whatsoever.  I want this group empowered not wall flowered.  I don't think
> we have a dispute here.
> > My own preference would have been to assign passwords to all applicants who
> > request to be on a voters' roll.
> It would of been a more official expression of the vote.  But we also need
> a means of verifying the voters.  I want a voters list.  I want to know
> the details.  And we need some time to present viable alternatives to this
> travesty the NC thinks passes mustard.
> So in short order I agree with you.
> As for the polling on this issue - i think i may vote several time
> against, and maybe a few for - or it could be the other way around.  The
> only reason for doing this is to expose the shame in the process.  It's a
> complete waste of our collective time.
> Now if we could get a real vote together, and get everyoe in on it,
> current and past members as defined by the great icann god, and if Mark
> could get off his ass and finish the electronic rules of proceedure.  I
> think he's done a fab job, and it's worth having the job completed.  But
> we have to give him some time and encouragement.
> And I'd like to see the old Roberts Rules of Order Revised ther too, add
> some balance and some choice.  And maybe we can have a section for "no
> rules" - how novel, again just for balance.  Then I would consider this a
> vote and a proper election.  Marks rules of order seem best at defining
> proceedure in an electronic environment.
> But choice is paramount but this poll is nothing more then a farce by the
> NC and the chair we never wanted.
> Regards
> Joe

James Touton
Legal and Policy Advisory Council,
INEGRoup (Stakeholder)

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