Tim Berners-Lee wants to put people in control of their personal data. He has technology and a start-up pursuing that goal. Can he succeed?
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee said Thursday the COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates “the gross inequality” of a world where almost half the population is unable to connect to the internet. He told a high-level U.N. meeting “our number one focus must be to close the digital divide.” Some 3.5 billion people […]
The product of a year’s work by the World Wide Web Foundation where WWW inventor Tim Berners-Lee is a founding director, the Contract for the Web seeks commitments from governments and industry to make and keep knowledge freely available — a digital policy agenda true to the design vision of the 30-year-old web.
Global action is required to tackle the World Wide Web’s “downward plunge to a dysfunctional future,” its inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee said on the 30 anniversary of its creation.