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id: digital-policy
title: "Digital Policy"
scopeid: essifLab
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type: concept
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typeid: digital-policy
conceptref: ":Policy"
stage: draft
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hoverText: "Digital Policy (of a Party, for Action types): a machine-readable Policy that enables Digital Agents whose Principal is the Policy's Governor, to execute Actions of such types in compliance with that Policy (i.e.: according to the rules, working-instructions, preferences and other guidance specified therein)."
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:::info Editor's note
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### Short Description
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A **digital policy** is an artifact that is derived from, and represents, a %%policy|policy%% for the purpose of being useable in the digital realm.
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### Purpose
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The ability to distinguish between (non)digital policies allows us to exclusively talk about machine-readable policies, i.e. policies that are to be used by harsoftware/hardware %%actors|actor%%.
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See also: %%Policy|policy%%.