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?”
Technology is everywhere and transcends all boundaries in our globalised society, including legal ones. Therefore, it is important to think about the legal issues caused and opportunities created by its rapid evolution.
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