Tim Berners-Lee launches open source project Solid to decentralize the web and place users in control of data

Tim Berners-Lee is famous for inventing the world wide web, and now he’s ready to take things to the next level with an ambitious open source project called Solid. Noting that the web has become “an engine of inequity and division”, Berners-Lee wants to restore the power and agency of individuals online and move the balance of power away from “powerful forces who use it for their own agendas”. Solid is not a completely new venture. Berners-Lee has been working on it for some time, and it is built on the existing web as we know it. Where it differs… [Continue Reading]

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