Re: [ga-ext] Re: [ga] The IC constituency building results so far [was: stuff]
Thursday, May 10, 2001, 4:47:35 PM, Joop Teernstra wrote:
> At 03:28 10/05/01 -0700, William X. Walsh wrote:
>>Joop has seen fit to hold the IDNO up as an example of "democracy" as
>>he sees it.
> Yes, it was set up to be more democratic, accountable and transparent that any
> other constituency.
No, it was set up to instill you as the titular representative of what
YOU think is in the best interests of domain name owners, and anyone
who didn't agree with you became subject to your accusations of being
a traitor, or became a target of manipulation by you so that you could
maintain your stranglehold over the IDNO.
> The exercise has also exposed the weaknesses inherent in "on-line" democracy.
> The excessive power of a single dissenting individual with too much time on
> his hands.
A single dissenting individual?
I'll stick my neck out here, because in this case Joop, you are flat
William X Walsh
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