Re: Re: [ga] Manipulating the GA's voting rights... a new low
I hereby offer: webspace, domain(s), bandwidth, processes etc, in short
all that is needed, to the GA for use of common good.
request comes from either consensus based document or chairs.
same goes for the atlarge.com and alt atlarge (jeffsey)
On Thu, 2002-03-07 at 00:41, William X Walsh wrote:
> Wednesday, Wednesday, March 06, 2002, 12:48:11 PM, Joop Teernstra wrote:
> > At 18:44 6/03/02 +0100, Jefsey Morfin wrote:
> >>This wording does not prevent the GA to vote in using other solutions than
> >>the DNSO Secretariat. Would the NC and the BoD consider the results of
> >>such votes? The Secretariat owns the voting list (e-mails). Could we
> >>establish a polling committee having access to the list and establishing
> >>an acceptable authentification system?
> > Somebody would still have to actually run it and it would still have a cost.
> > TANSTAAFL.
> Bullocks. A properly setup polling system would allow the GA chair to
> manage the creation of votes, and allow the existing watchdog
> committee to supervise the results without any hassle, and still
> provide the same accountability to the GA members that the current
> system provides.
> As for cost, if commercial hosting were needed, provided the software
> continued to be based on open source products and not expensive
> proprietary environments that require large per server licensing
> fees, the hosting for such a beast would be under $15/mo. And with
> all the resources available here I'm sure getting that donated would
> be no problem. The host cannot manipulate the outcome if the system
> is developed along the same lines as the existing system.
> Best regards,
> William X Walsh <email@example.com>
> "There is no better way to exercise the imagination than the study of
> the law. No artist ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer
> interprets the truth."
> -- Jean Giradoux
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