Sir Tim Berners-Lee speaks out on data ownership

Alex Hern, Oct 10, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

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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