Can Solid, Tim Berners-Lee’s new project, save the Web? Apple holds the answer.

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Tim Berners-Lee, the man who created the Web, is frustrated with how giants like Facebook and incompatible apps rule our online experience. His solution is Solid, and open-source project that will allow you to control your own data. Solid is a long shot — unless Apple gets behind it. Berners-Lee described his vision in a blog … Continued

Deconstructing the internet pioneers’ statement against EU Article 13

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The European Parliament has voted for a new copyright directive that changes the rules of the internet. Dozens of prominent internet pioneers and thinkers, including Web inventor Tim-Berners-Lee, issued a statement condemning the directive. The spirit of the letter is on target, but the execution is a muddle. The European Union Directive on Copyright in the … Continued