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||Your 'Internet Parliament' idea is dangerous ...
"... anyone who has a website should have a vote towards an Internet Parliament.
This would give, say, Coca Cola no more influence than my granny. Multiple website
owners would still only get ONE vote.|
The Internet Parliament should be made up
of representatives of all countries, arguably with appropriate weighting given to
countries according to the scale of internet activity. This Internet Parliament
would have the right to HIRE and FIRE any ICANN member."
Lockstep right into a
strong precedent for 1-world government. Thanks alot for that 'brilliant' idea.
Your 'Internet Parliament' idea is dangerous. It could become a strong
precedent for 1-world government, just like the United Nations.
if it does not lead to that, it could still hurt political or economic minorities.
Democracies are extremely dangerous to political and economic minorities, whereas
republics restrict majorities from trampling minorities.
Any internet governing
committee should be responsible to the individual governments of the world, in each
So far, ICANN is responsible to the U.S. government, and the individual
CCTLD administrators are responsible to their countries' governments.
government should decide how to select its representatives to the CCTLD governing
bodies, which should select representatives to the ICANN Board of Directors.