Digital Governance and the Tragedy of the Commons

  title={Digital Governance and the Tragedy of the Commons},
  author={Virg{\'i}lio A. F. Almeida and Fernando Filgueiras and Francisco Gaetani},
  journal={IEEE Internet Computing},
The digital world promotes a series of innovations for the society. However, the digital world is related to a series of dilemmas of collective action, which can cause problems in human organization. These dilemmas of collective action characterize the tragedy of the commons, which requires governance solutions so that the digital technologies promote benefits and gains for the society. In this article, we discuss how governance elements are needed to design resilient and adaptive institutions… 
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