[members-discuss] amendment proposal for the Article ofassociation
David Freedman david.freedman at uk.clara.net
Wed Mar 28 11:18:45 CEST 2012
+1, I can't imagine a lesser value for this. Dave. On 28/03/2012 10:58, "Nina Hjorth Bargisen" <NIHB at tdc.dk> wrote: >I agree with kurtis on this. 2% of the eligible votes is very low already. > >/Nina > >-----Oprindelig meddelelse----- >Fra: members-discuss-bounces at ripe.net >[mailto:members-discuss-bounces at ripe.net] På vegne af Kurt Erik Lindqvist >Sendt: 28. marts 2012 10:04 >Til: sergey myasoedov >Cc: members-discuss at ripe.net >Emne: Re: [members-discuss] amendment proposal for the Article >ofassociation > > >On 27 mar 2012, at 20:07, sergey myasoedov wrote: > >> Currently at least 2% of members should vote for adding items into >>Agenda. >> Respective to the total number of members this means that _160_ LIRs >> should ask the EB to discuss something that is not included in the >>Agenda. >> >> From my opinion that is too much. No more than 250-300 members >> are usually attending GM, even with the electronic voting. And 2% >> threshold means ~50% of active members, so there is no possibility to >>raise any question to the GM level. >> >> And this is the reason for my proposal: to change the threshold >> in the section 15.6 of AoA to 0.3% or to 30 or 40 members. >> >> Any suggestions? > >I actually prefer to keep it the way it is. The 2% is referring to the >total number of eligible votes, not to the number of people attending the >AGM. 2% is actually a very low threashold, and lowering the bar further >risks launching a DDoS on the AGM, which we don't need. The primary means >of influencing the direction of the association as a member is through >the elections to the RIPE NCC board. Not through launching agenda items >on to the AGM agenda. > >Keep as is! > >Best regards, > >- kurtis - > >--- >Kurt Erik Lindqvist, CEO >kurtis at netnod.se, Direct: +46-8-562 860 11, Switch: +46-8-562 860 00 >Franzéngatan 5 | SE-112 51 Stockholm | Sweden > > > > > > > >---- >If you don't want to receive emails from the RIPE NCC members-discuss >mailing list, please log in to your LIR Portal account and go to the >general page: >https://lirportal.ripe.net/general/view > >Click on "Edit my LIR details", under "Subscribed Mailing Lists". From >here, you can add or remove addresses.