D-CENT creates privacy-aware tools and applications for direct democracy and economic empowerment. Visit the new tools page (tools.dcentproject.eu) to learn why you should use D-CENT, what are the tools you can use, and see the tools in action.
What does D-CENT do?
D-CENT tools allow people to discuss and share content, engage in mass scale deliberation, collaborative policymaking, and voting.
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Why use D-CENT?
D-CENT grows longer-term alternatives to today’s highly centralised platforms and power structures. It values privacy and security, and the tools are built on open source code and open standards. D-CENT tools form a federated architecture – they can be combined in many ways to support democratic processes.
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Attending ICT2015
D-CENT was showcasing in the exhibition area of ICT2015 in Lisbon. The project partners participated two sessions. The event attracted more than 7000 ICT professionals.
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D-CENT in action
D-CENT runs large-scale experimentations in Spain, Finland and Iceland to develop and test the tools in practice. Learn more about the pilots. 
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Choose and combine
D-CENT tools support democratic participation. Try the demo tools to see D-CENT in action. 
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Work with D-CENT
D-CENT invites developers to work with its tools and code. View the code on GitHub, fork it and expand the eco-system.
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D-CENT is a Europe-wide project creating privacy-aware tools and applications for direct democracy and economic empowerment. Together with the citizens and developers, it is creating a decentralised social networking platform for large-scale collaboration and decision-making. D-CENT partners come from seven countries spread across Europe. Forum Virium Helsinki is one of the partners, running the project’s dissemination and piloting in Helsinki. http://dcentproject.eu