Berners-Lee’s new work to re-decentralize the web

The article mentions Berners-Lee receiving the Turing Award, often called the Nobel prize for computing. The really interesting part is the description of Solid, his work to try to crack loose personal data from the central stores where it accumulates today, in order to restore control to users of where and how their data is accessed and used. Efforts along this line aren’t new, as the article notes the are increasingly relevant as traditional protections for online privacy are increasing eroded.

The creator of the web just received the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for computing. But his work is far from over.

Source: Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the Web, Plots a Radical Overhaul of His Creation | WIRED

3 Replies to “Berners-Lee’s new work to re-decentralize the web”

  1. A good article and a good summary. Should “crack lose” be “crack loose” though, above, or perhaps even “Crack close”? Feed free to delete this comment if I’m being obtuse, or even if I’m not.

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