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Father of Web says tech giants may have to be split up
« on: November 01, 2018, 01:12:05 PM »
Tim Berners-Lee, a London-born computer scientist who invented the Web in 1989, said he was disappointed with the current state of the internet, following scandals over the abuse of personal data and the use of social media to spread hate.

“What naturally happens is you end up with one company dominating the field so through history there is no alternative to really coming in and breaking things up,” Berners-Lee, 63, said in an interview. “There is a danger of concentration.”

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-technology-www/father-of-web-says-tech-giants-may-have-to-be-split-up-idUSKCN1N63MV
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Re: Father of Web says tech giants may have to be split up
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2018, 05:48:40 PM »
Comes back to his baby https://www.inrupt.com/
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Re: Father of Web says tech giants may have to be split up
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2018, 09:28:09 PM »
Well I've thought for at least 15 years that some of them should be split up.

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Re: Father of Web says tech giants may have to be split up
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2018, 08:59:36 PM »