This is not a simple matter - in reality, the users of the Internet running the Internet would mean the BIG PLAYERS lording it over the rest of us. The alternative of appointing RMS as chief god is also probably worse than what we already have.
What is actually needed is a way to decentralise control and management. Granny always told us that it was bad to put all your eggs in one basket
We could, of course, just rename ICANN to ICANT and carry on as we are!