Web creator’s big new internet project

Tim Berners-Lee is often credited as being the inventor of the World Wide Web — but these days he's hellbent on changing it.

 The world renowned engineer and computer scientist has been working on a new project designed to fundamentally overhaul the internet and how it functions. He wants to pry power back from the tech juggernauts and give us more control over our personal data.

Companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Netflix dominate the web. These well known corporate giants enjoy an enormous amount of control not only over what people see and do online but over our private data and how it's used.
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