Summary #66

Tim Berners-Lee: 'Stop web's downward plunge to dysfunctional future'

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  • The inventor of the World Wide Web wants to protect it as a public good and a basic right for everyone with the Contract for the Web project.
  • In his recent open letter, Sir Tim Berners-Lee notices a lot of good, but also warns us of the biggest dangers to the Web.
  • The big 3 are malicious activity (hacking, harassment), problematic system design (e-businesses rewarding clickbait), and unintended consequences (polarised discussions).
  • To protect the internet, governments and corporations need to support the Contract, and netizens need to press them to act.

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