Tim Berners-Lee: demand your data from Google and Facebook

Exclusive: world wide web inventor says personal data held online could be used to usher in new era of personalised services Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the world wide web, has urged internet users to demand their personal data from online giants such as Google and Facebook to usher in a new era of highly personalised computer services "with tremendous potential to help humanity". Berners-Lee, the British born MIT professor who invented the web three ... Full Story »

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Apr. 19, 2012

Good story by Guardian based on an interview with Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the world wide web and a British-born MIT professor. TIm's point shows context, and internet users should understand the value of their personal data held about them by different web companies. The story has links to Tim's interview, which is really informative and eye openning. He spoke on the battle for control of the internet, and told us how states, companies and technological developments are challenging the principles of openness and universal access on which the net was built.

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Apr. 18, 2012
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