Internet democracy is the practice of resolving political issues on the Internet. It can be carried out by voting, with everyone having the opportunity to discuss the proposed bill and express their point of view.
E-democracy is the result of the global development of a democratic society: it allows citizens to get in touch with their government, and the latter to receive information about citizens. Through Internet democracy, key policy issues can be identified and identified, as well as possible prospects for their solution.
Democracy on the Internet should become a general liberal project, involving a networked form of political participation of everyone. It is fraught with a certain danger: an increase in the level of political activity can entail a decrease in any responsibility. That is why democracy must be limited to a reasonable framework that will not allow it to slide into anarchy. Thus, measures should be provided to prevent the arbitrariness of "trolls" and "spammers".
Democracy in the network is fraught with the aggravation of crisis trends. The idea of a continuous referendum hides the threat of total manipulation of ordinary citizens-voters. In this regard, a person taking part in political voting should be aware of the degree of personal responsibility for the chosen step, assess the expected consequences.
By integrating with the democratic form of politics in general, Internet democracy will become its logical development. Simply by going online, it will be possible to assess the activities of officials and even make suggestions. Electronic media and mass media will become indicators of real public initiative, and power will actually pass into the hands of the people.
In order not to lead the country to a catastrophe, the rampant of populist ideas must not be allowed. Government experts must review and approve every initiative endorsed by the Internet community. It is necessary that not anonymous people take part in the voting, but “exposed” people who have passed the registration procedure.