Blockchain Governance and Human Rights

Posted:
20 Aug 2018
Authors:
Quinn DuPont, University of Washington, and Wessel Reijers, Dublin City University
Page/Slide Count:
Time: 00:46:02
This module provides ways to think about how the architecture of blockchain technologies shapes governance processes and the forging and maintenance of a legal system. Similar to the Internet, blockchain technologies challenge our ideas about the relation between technology, governance, and the rule of law. Blockchain-based systems could potentially impact human rights provisions such as the right to nationality and to privacy. After completing this module, participants will have gained insight into: The relation between blockchain technologies, governance, and the rule of law, The potential impact of blockchain technologies on the human rights of nationality and privacy, The overall findings of the five modules of this online course.

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