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NWO project 'Blockchain in the Network Society'

Governments are developing blockchain applications together with companies to improve their services. This might lead to complexity and uncertainty about government responsibilities or the optimal design of rules. This interdisciplinary project investigates how distributed technology - in this case blockchain - combined with smart contracts (rule-based algorithms) can be designed in a transparent and legitimate way, so that citizens can trust the government.

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De Balie

12/01/2022

De Balie

Op 12 januari heeft Jurgen Goossens deelgenomen aan de uitzending “Het cryptokruispunt: gevaar of geschenk?” van De Balie in Amsterdam.

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Eindcongres Rijkswaterstaat

22/11/2021

Eindcongres Rijkswaterstaat

Op 22 november 2021 hebben Jurgen Goossens en Charlotte van Oirsouw het onderzoeksrapport “Transparantie in de blockchain: een juridische verkenning van de toegang tot overheidsinformatie onder de Wob, de Woo en de…

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CHAIN News

Blockchain and democracy

Blockchain and democracy

Jurgen Goossens wrote a chapter in O. Pollicino & G. De Gregorio (eds.), Blockchain and public law : global challenges in the era of decentralisation (Edward Elgar, 2021). The chapter identifies the main challenges…

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Innovating with Blockchain

Innovating with Blockchain

Charlotte van Oirsouw wrote an interesting blog about some of these legal challenges and questions. She discusses the principles of good administration, government information and archiving regulation, privacy and …

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Videos

CJIB Blockchain Animation

Knowledge clip – What is blockchain?

Knowledge clip – What are smart contracts?

Partners

VNG
VJK
Smals
Rijksoverheid
Privacy First
Pels Rijcken
Ledger Leopard
Gemeente Tilburg
ECP
Dutch Blockchain Coalition
Centraal Justitieel Incassobureau
Berenschot
CMS
Jheronimus Academy of Data Science
Tilburg University