From: Paustinus Siburian
Subject: Re: [ALSC-Forum] Straw Poll
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 23:05:25 -0700
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I think it is best if the Directors just 7 (seven). 2
from America, Two from Europe, and 2 From Asia
Pacific. The other one is appointed by ALSC.
--- Joop Teernstra <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 22:33 23/10/01 -0400, DannyYounger@cs.com said:
> >In the final days that remain in this forum, I
> would like to conduct a simple
> >poll of all participants.
> >Question: How many Directors should the At-Large
> membership elect?
> >[ ] Six
> >[ x ] Nine
> >[ ] All
> >[ ] Other amount
> The original 9 was the result of negotiations with
> the DOC, after extensive
> consulting with the stakeholder community, as a
> condition which allowed
> ICANN to commence its experiment as NewCo.
> It cannot be unilaterally rescinded. The argument
> given by the Study
> committee Report (that there is no sound logic to
> half-of-the Board) is a
> The sound logic behind all structured checks and
> balances is: to prevent
> brute majority power from always beating sound and
> logical argument
> over the head.
> A structure where a predictable minority
> representing the demand-side
> interests sits only for decoration is ready to
> become a corrupt or abusive
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