We have seen how the giants of Internet platforms mine and use our data; most of us view our dwindling privacy with concerns – predatory groups, political parties, and abusive individuals can buy, steal, and use our information against us, swaying our views and luring us into a multitude of traps. Fortunately for us, Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, is also concerned, and has come up with what he hopes will be a solution, according to a recent article in the online journal FastCompany.com.
Last week, Last week, Berners-Lee launched Inrupt, a startup backed by Glasswing ventures. Its mission is to decentralize the web, by keeping our private information private, allowing users of the platform to control their own data – and who gets to see it.
Read the full article here.