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Original languageEnglish
JournalUbiquity: The Journal of Pervasive Media
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2019


The OxChain project is investigating the design of blockchain applications in partnership with a large and traditionally trusted institution, Oxfam. We outline some of the potential opportunities that distributed ledger technologies could offer the charity and development sector as a whole, but focus on the challenges of undertaking co-design work in the context of large institutions. We suggest the need to leverage existing trusted relationships and understand the unique value that such institutions offer.

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