Tim Berners-Lee

Google and Facebook back Berners-Lee’s Case #ForTheWeb

On Monday, November 5, Tim Berners-Lee unveiled a document called “The Case for the Web” which outlines principles to protect and enhance the web’s future, as well as craft a collective contract for May 2019. He revealed these plans for a contract at the Web Summit in Lisbon, together with his organization, the Web Foundation. …

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Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Launches Contract for the Web and Says… Silos Shouldn’t Dominate Your Life

Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the web, launches Contract for the Web that encourages companies to agree to let individuals own and control their data and importantly to allow mobility of data. Berners-Lee slammed social media saying that we have passed the “tipping point” and that “silos shouldn’t dominate your life.” The Contract for the …

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Inventor of the Web Reveals Disruptive Plan to Solve Data Security Issues

Facebook’s announcement last Friday that 50 million of its user accounts were compromised by hackers only emphasizes how vulnerable our data is and how little control we have over who gets to see it. This is not what Tim Berners-Lee envisioned when he created the world wide web back in the 1980s. However, the esteemed engineer’s …

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