Q&A Project Solid: Re-decentralizing the Web

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Jan 8, 2011
Via ‘Father of the Web’ working on privacy-focused project called Solid
  • Tim Berners-Lee — the inventor of the World Wide Web — is fervently working on decentralizing the internet with a project called Solid.
  • Although Solid is a few years old, work has recently ramped up on the secretive project.
  • Berners-Lee hopes that Solid will put the power of user data back into the hands of users themselves.
GitHub: solid/solid

Solid (derived from "social linked data") is a proposed set of conventions and tools for building decentralized Web applications based on Linked Data principles. Solid is modular and extensible. It relies as much as possible on existing W3C standards and protocols.
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