D-CENT is a Europe-wide project creating privacy-aware tools and applications for direct democracy and economic empowerment. Together with the citizens and developers, we are creating a decentralised social networking platform for large-scale collaboration and decision-making.

community ownership of social data security and privacy by design open standards mass scalability access to knowledge and open source
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 610349

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We build solutions together with users. D-CENT offers a privacy-aware, open source and non-commercial alternative for social movements, civic innovators, and civil society groups. We run pilots in Spain, Iceland and Finland.

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We invite developers to work with us. D-CENT develops an easy-to-use, open, modular and decentralised platform to build privacy-aware applications. We call for developers, hackers and open source activists around Europe to help us.

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The D-CENT Freecoin Toolchain

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Writer: Marco Sachy, Dyne.org The experimentation on the Digital Social Currency Pilots in D-CENT can be conceived as an open-source approach to decentralized complementary currency design, which becomes ever more relevant where pilot communities are already actively designing tools for collective engagement and decision making on monetary economic matters affecting their communities. D-CENT is going to prototype […]

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Designing digital democracy: a short guide

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Writer: Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive at Nesta. The original article was published in the Nesta blog. I’ve written quite a few blogs and pieces on digital technology and democracy – most recently on the relevance of new-style political parties. [1] Here I look at the practical question of how parliaments, assemblies and governments should choose the right […]

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