The rise of inter-municipal cooperation in the technology sector: easy activity update or noiseless nesting of a virus?

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Technology creates many legal challenges and opportunities. Reflections on these have been brought together in a recent book. In this post Marie DeCock shines a light on inter-municipal cooperation in the technology sector. In these as in other sectors, cities collaborate to provide services to their citizens. For example, nowadays some inter-municipal associations focus on setting up and maintaining wi-fi networks. Yet, is the exercise of such technological activities by inter-municipal associations – in competition with private companies – still compatible with the municipal interest at the heart of local government? Continue reading “The rise of inter-municipal cooperation in the technology sector: easy activity update or noiseless nesting of a virus?”