[PDB-gov] Voting eligibility
nielsenc at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 12:45:45 PST 2015
Not trying to derail the 'Twitch' vote but Twitch is an Amazon Subsidiary
yet we run our own network. Based on what I have read from some here, that
would disqualify either the 'Twitch AS' or 'Amazon AS' since only one could
vote. If that were the case, who chooses who gets to vote?
On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 12:16 PM, Christian Koch <ck at megaport.com> wrote:
> if thats the policy, then peeringdb should be modified for organizations
> with multiple ASN's so there can primary and sub ASN's
> just because there is a parent company, does not mean policy is controlled
> by a single person or group
> On 20 November 2015 at 15:03, Chris Caputo <ccaputo at alt.net> wrote:
>> In the current draft, networks are not members. Business entities are.
>> Some businesses have multiple networks / multiple ASNs. I hope we can
>> agree they should only have one vote.
>> Do you really want to give conglomerates multiple votes while
>> non-conglomerates have a single vote?
>> On Fri, 20 Nov 2015, Christian Koch wrote:
>> > going to have to agree here.
>> > this is a silly rule, with no way to validate the independence of the
>> network policy.
>> > On 19 November 2015 at 13:27, Pierfrancesco Caci <pf at caci.it> wrote:
>> > >>>>> "Chris" == Chris Caputo <ccaputo at alt.net> writes:
>> > Chris> On Thu, 19 Nov 2015, Pierfrancesco Caci wrote:
>> > >> >>>>> "Chris" == Chris Caputo <secretary at peeringdb.com>
>> > Chris> - 2 organizations have been disallowed from voting due
>> > 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
>> > Chris> themselves, would seem to be a challenging equation to
>> > Chris> If A is a parent of B and C, and B and C are able to
>> > 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
>> > 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.
>> > Pf
>> > --
>> > Pierfrancesco Caci
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