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Web founder warns against website snooping

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posted on Mar, 13 2009 @ 11:24 PM
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Web founder warns against website snooping


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Tim Berners-Lee, whose proposal for an information management system at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research CERN 20 years ago led eventually to the World Wide Web, said tracking website visits in this way could build an incredibly detailed profile of who people are and their habits
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posted on Mar, 13 2009 @ 11:24 PM
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Technology now being developed will make it easier to decide who can see material one posts on the Web, and in what circumstances. For instance people may not want prospective employers to see an album of holiday photos, he said.

Berners-Lee, a British software engineer who is now a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), said innovation on the World Wide Web was speeding up.


The reason this is interesting, not so much TBL, but the fact that we are only in web 2.0... Imagine the personalization, and increased privacy concerns subsequent iterations will bring


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