[Wikimedia-l] Democratizing the Wikimedia Foundation

Ilario Valdelli valdelli at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 13:25:01 UTC 2012

On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki at gmail.com>wrote:

> Ilario Valdelli, 03/11/2012 14:11:
>  For this reason I would not speak about democracy because there are people
>> in the WMF board elected by the communities and by the chapters. I would
>> speak about transparency in order to give to these representatives the
>> opportunity to be clearer.
> As Nathan noted, the WMF board is not a representative democracy example:
> it's not elected, it's self-appointed.
> Nemo
> <http://www.wikimedia.ch/>

Partially self-appointed, partially elected. It means more transparency.


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