A partnership with the New York
Internet Society, digital activists and the open
source community to identify and make
available resources for community formation
Our mission is to maintain an open source platform comprised of the suite of
tools that can be used for group governance for any purpose.
This initiative will exist to ensure the deliverance of these tools to any group
that desires access.
We emphasize politics as process over prescription. The emagnacarta principles
are an inspiration for possibilities of group governance. Our goal is to give
groups the ability to define their own principles and practice them according
to their own structure.
Digital ID = Persona, wallet, reputation ( allow users to
access & own data securely )
Threaded Discussion lists ( used by groups to discuss and
curate content )
Decision Making Tools ( for groups to reach consensys )
Crowdfunding & token issuance
Governance Structuring Tools and Voting Systems
- These tools are currently in development at ConsenSys
and will be on github as soon as they are ready for release.
- We aim to develop a repository of the governance structures
made using these tools to be easily forked, modified,
and implemented by future groups.
- Hackathons for future development of the tools & growing the
ecosystem of developers & other
Brooklyn Law School Symposium: Building a
Magna Carta for the Digital Era - Collaborative
Drafting of a Citizen's
Event info:Our notes and Takeaways
Citizen's Charter for Cyberspace Roundtable
menting the Charter using smart contracts on Ethereum.
Our current focus is on developing the open source set of
tools groups can use to govern themselves.
Event info:Related Blog Post
To get involved reach us here:
Internet Society - NY Chapter
Blog Post on Citizen's Charter
for Cyberspace Roundtable
Following the Symposium, the New York Internet Society & Smart Contracts Foundation held a roundtable to strategize
around the role of technology, specifically
smart contracts and the blockchain, in reinventing governance and rights in the