[PDB-gov] Voting eligibility
pf at caci.it
Thu Nov 19 10:27:27 PST 2015
>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Caputo <ccaputo at alt.net> writes:
Chris> On Thu, 19 Nov 2015, Pierfrancesco Caci wrote:
>> >>>>> "Chris" == Chris Caputo <secretary at peeringdb.com> writes:
Chris> - 2 organizations have been disallowed from voting due to
Chris> coming under the purview of the draft bylaws affiliate
Chris> clause (*). 1 was disallowed because of a parent
Chris> organization affiliation, and 1 was disallowed because
Chris> of a common control affiliation.
>> After this election is over, I suggest that we talk about when a
>> controlled organization is independent enough to get their own vote
>> besides that of the parent. One of the 2 orgs that have been disallowed
>> could well have voted independently of mine, in my opinion.
Chris> Allowing organizations under common control to have multiple votes,
Chris> depending on the level of independence reported by the organizations
Chris> themselves, would seem to be a challenging equation to balance.
Chris> If A is a parent of B and C, and B and C are able to vote,
Chris> then A wields
Chris> twice the influence of other voters.
Chris> I don't see how that can be negated.
I'm not sure which cases we're trying to prevent here. B and C run
different networks with different peering policies and requirements.
I understand that you have no possibility to check the level of
independence. Anyway, let's have this vote come to conclusion, and maybe
in the meantime I or someone else comes up with a better idea.
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