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oojason
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12-Mar-2019, 7:53 AM
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Tim Berners-Lee: ‘Stop web’s downward plunge to dysfunctional future’:-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47524474

‘Global action is required to tackle the web’s “downward plunge to a dysfunctional future”, its inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee has told the BBC.’
 

^ an intriguing article (with video - and a few useful links contained within) on how data breaches, hacking and misinformation could be tackled - along with three specific areas of ‘dysfunction’ that he said were harming the web today:-

• malicious activity such as hacking and harassment
• problematic system design such as business models that reward clickbait
• unintended consequences - such as aggressive or polarised discussions

 

and also Tim Berners-Lee on 30 years of the web: ‘If we dream a little, we can get the web we want’:-

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/mar/12/tim-berners-lee-on-30-years-of-the-web-if-we-dream-a-little-we-can-get-the-web-we-want