Digital Transformation of Decision-Making

A research initiative of the Amsterdam Law School

Month: June 2020

New Project: Legal and societal conditions for Covid-19 technologies

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A new research project on technological solutions in a COVID-19 exit strategy, with a particular focus on the legal, ethical and societal conditions, has started in June. The project was commissioned by ZonMW as a so-called “urgent research question” project, and is a combined research effort of researchers from the Digital Transformation Initiative at the Faculty of Law , and the Research Priority Area ICDS (Information, Communication & The Data Society) at the University of Amsterdam. Digital tec…

Data after death – Research into post-mortem digital assets

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The Dutch Parliament has asked the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations to commission a study into the legal aspects of digital inheritances . The Institute for Information Law (IViR), in collaboration with the Private Law department of the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam, has received a successful tender for this research. Virtually every surviving relative will be confronted with issues relating to access to and management of online ‘assets’ after death. The use of social med…