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Related projects - Metagovernment - Government of, by, and for all the people From Metagovernment - Government of, by, and for all the people Collaborative governance and related ideas of direct democracy through Web 2.0 technologies are rapidly emerging. As these concepts are explored, numerous groups are forming, each with various approaches.
In a collaborative e-democracy every citizen participates in the policy process, either indirectly, by delegating proxy representatives to vote on their behalf within the different policy domains, or directly, by voting on a particular issue (green arrows). Collaborative e-democracy or super-democracy is a democratic conception that combines key features of direct democracy, representative democracy, and e-democracy (i.e. the use of ICTs for democratic processes). The concept was first published at two international academic conferences in 2009 (see below). While directly elected government officials (i.e. Collaborative e-democracy