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Submission + - Tim Berners-Lee: I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to (theguardian.com)

mspohr writes: "1) Weâ(TM)ve lost control of our personal data

The current business model for many websites offers free content in exchange for personal data. Many of us agree to this â" albeit often by accepting long and confusing terms and conditions documents â" but fundamentally we do not mind some information being collected in exchange for free services.

2) Itâ(TM)s too easy for misinformation to spread on the web
Today, most people find news and information on the web through just a handful of social media sites and search engines.

3) Political advertising online needs transparency and understanding
Targeted advertising allows a campaign to say completely different, possibly conflicting things to different groups. Is that democratic?"

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