Sir Tim Berners-Lee speaks out on data ownership

Alex Hern, Oct 10, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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According to this article, "The inventor of the web says data must be owned by its subject, rather than corporations, advertisers, and analysts." I agree with him, but I think the approach here will have to be technological, rather than legal, if only because I have no faith that corporations, advertisers and analysts will obey the law. After all, look at their track record.

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