The problem is that the elections you mention are no "real"
elections, but rather elections within or better from non-elected
decide among themselves who will represent them and therefore
have the character of appointments.
Only if these entities were themselves being
before electing the respective directors to the board
of directors of
ICANN, you could talk about an indirect democracy.
clearly not the case, yet.
A solution might be to install an indirect democracy,
or a 50% to
50% mixture between direct and indirect democracy, with half of the
board of directors elected through such entities as mentioned above,
the other half is elected through the at large members directly.
could continue to be appointed by election through the
board itself, as was the
case till now.
This seems to be a fair compromise allowing 9 directly appointed
directors (from 9 regions of the world still to be determined) and 9
being elected through 9 democratically elected entities)
It would also mean, that these entities would have to introduce
in their system. Those acting like companies would not want
to change their attitudes,
But maybe others could convince them of the advantages of democracy.
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