Tim Berners-Lee, father of the internet, wants to remake cyberspace

(Reuters) – Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the British computer scientist who was knighted for inventing the internet navigation system known as the World Wide Web, wants to remake cyberspace once again. This new, updated web, Berners-Lee said, will enable the kind of person-to-person sharing and collaboration that has helped make the big social media services so successful while leaving the user in control. Inrupt’s investors include Hearst Ventures, Octopus Ventures and Akamai, an internet content delivery firm. “The use cases are so broad, it’s like a do-over for the web,” Berners-Lee said. (Reporting by Jonathan Weber; Editing by Leslie Adler)Related article: Tim Berners-Lee seeks to fix the web with new ‘contract’

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