Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s new startup wants to give people control over their data again



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The data you upload and share on social networks, search engines, and other online services lives on those providers’ servers, which means you have no control over how those companies use it. But now, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the internet in the late 80s, is working on a startup whose mission is to help people control their data – by building the internet of the future. The company is called Inrupt, and its main offering is Solid, a platform that lets you decide how you want to store your data. This includes your contacts, photos, music library, calendar events, fitness…

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