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News article15 May 2024Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology1 min read

Ethical Guidelines for Blockchain Systems

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This pioneering document, commissioned with the primary objective of ensuring that blockchain systems align with and promote European values, marks a pivotal moment in the realm of blockchain technology and its ethical implications within the EU framework.

It represents a dedicated year-long collaborative effort by a panel comprising ten distinguished blockchain experts. The guidelines comprehensively address the following thematic areas:

  • Fairness
  • Privacy
  • Security
  • Economic Accountability
  • Societal Responsibility 

Bibliographic information:

Publication Title: Ethical Guidelines for Blockchain Systems

Editors: Roman Beck, Signe Agerskov

Publisher: European Blockchain Center

Published: 08 May 2024

ISBN: 978-87-7949-074-1

Number of Pages: 53

How to Cite:

Beck, R. & Agerskov, S. (Eds.). (2024). Ethical Guidelines for Blockchain Systems. Copenhagen, Denmark: European Blockchain Center

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