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Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) w3.org, the place to agree on web standards. Founded webfoundation.org - let the web serve humanity

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FCC chairman Ajit Pai asks the government to “stop micromanaging the Internet”. A dishonest and misleading plea, si… https://t.co/aPYfPSaY2Z
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeWoo-hoo! Now you are talking ... https://t.co/EJV6HYGCLt😀😀😀 https://t.co/uy3p418B9Y @SirBogan @British_Airways @guardian I have asked, with no success. Once told it was some policy not to...So why do @British_Airways lounges never have the @guardian ? #asktheweb #justwondering https://t.co/EYgMBXvZ7g
11/22
2017
Thanks to @1776dc for having me today to talk about the importance of a free & open web #foreveryone. I hope you'll… https://t.co/MZrxQkRfdg
11/15
2017
Past, future, wonders and worries: 'The Future of the Web' with Web inventor @timberners_lee, in conversation with… https://t.co/pQp4ohlel1
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11/9
2017
CREEPY ALERT FOR ANDROID USERS: "Activity Recognition" - Make a lot of noise about this - we've got to get a "disab… https://t.co/BVmwEvjbfH
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeEdge is the default browser on Windows 10, yet it doesn't support certificate management. Is that a joke @microsoft? https://t.co/8q4b3pSnU4
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee @Jason @facebook Another silo? or a world where everyone controls their own data: @SolidMIT https://t.co/wog7Mi6wqa https://t.co/p6HdVaIT8A
10/26
2017
Sweet https://t.co/FqUnEt4bRg
10/24
2017
“Let’s build a marketplace for Linked Data, since we cannot rely on ads or donations” —Tobias Grubenmann #DeSemWeb2017 #ISWC2017
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee#iswc2017 10 years award for the original @dbpedia paper. Congratulations! https://t.co/FPZFcLkdC2
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10/23
2017
Oops @gogo prod sel #fails on chrome satelliteLib-4b3[...]b6.js:3 GET https://t.co/46PRdfLSqu.... /adframe.js net::ERR_BLOCKED_BY_CLIENT
10/17
2017
It’s Ada Lovelace Day! Here’s to computing being driven by the clever, the creative and the persistent — regardless… https://t.co/y0QMXCONkX
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10/10
2017
Or "why the safest person to own your data, is you". (We're working to make that happen) https://t.co/I13bW3s2CA
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee33,000 gun deaths a year in US "Don't talk about guns" 31 cases of voter impersonation since 2000 "Voter fraud!"
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeBirth control is NOT CONTROVERSIAL. The vast majority of women will use it in the course of their lifetimes.… https://t.co/qMpc6jKAW3
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10/7
2017
@chrisdancy @MrAlanCooper 1) Targeted ads by political parties are undemocratic. see https://t.co/GWMF6bG4lB 2) Th… https://t.co/tCJ2RVjyul
10/5
2017
#OpenData from the Large Hadron Collider sparks new discovery https://t.co/PqKJM3hW20 via @engadget
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeCongratulations, @RubenVerborgh !!! https://t.co/nCLG07gzZf
10/2
2017
"Counteract fake news? SNS stop advertisers targeting users by political views, ... during election campaigns." https://t.co/fWYF6bnli2
9/5
2017
"Access to information is like an access to life, information is life."- @nnenna Read more in @UNESCO:… https://t.co/4jF7DfOSTC
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeWe are very lucky and excited to have you on board, Adrian! https://t.co/qmljhKbVkGWe fight for digital equality #ForEveryone. Watch our new video to find out more. https://t.co/48oWNuupa2 https://t.co/NJDjH99gvF
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeWelcome to the team, @adrianlovett! https://t.co/8L4nQWgYLj
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeA huge welcome, Adrian!! https://t.co/pBzTk8FIGr
9/4
2017
“The case against the EU depends on avoiding a discussion of the alternative.” https://t.co/httd1c8ATD
8/13
2017
Why the #netneutrality protest matters https://t.co/kowOLDSMuXIndeed, totally. https://t.co/TPcyUxC02ITech giants rally today in support of net neutrality https://t.co/ydDDpu5fKP #netneutrality
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeWrite to the @FCC about #NetNeutrality https://t.co/IkUzL7vSVE . See @gigibsohn tips for making it effective https://t.co/4NbG6jnjwv .
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee¿Qué tipo de web quieres? El inventor de la web @timberners_lee por qué debemos ser fuertes para #NetNeutralityhttps://t.co/JHYtAKa0sB
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeHow did the creator of the Web feel about #netneutrality back when all this modern debate started in 2006?… https://t.co/3tCJcHrfGw
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeWe support #NetNeutrality protections. An open internet allows everyone to express themselves, innovate and compete. https://t.co/2RtuScwyUL
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeWhat kind of web do you want? The web's inventor @timberners_lee on why we must stand strong for #NetNeutralityhttps://t.co/CFKAsGSDkH
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee#NetNeutrality allowed me to invent the web without having to ask for permission. Let's keep the internet open! https://t.co/EFahwkEBnSTODAY: Join the https://t.co/HLuFZOEWgq ! https://t.co/g40lavi485
7/12
2017
@webfoundation @adrianlovett Very excited -- Adrian will be a great CEO for @webfoundation
6/21
2017
No more roaming charges. This week it is finally going to happen, thanks to the EU. https://t.co/uXDfxmNQnk
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6/11
2017
Check out this interactive map of the proportion of people in every country with access to the internet:… https://t.co/T0wG0iuxDq
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6/1
2017
I PHOTOSHOPPED SARUMAN INTO TRUMP'S ORB PICTURE AND IT'S NOT EVEN WEIRD https://t.co/cVJFGP5NPG
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5/22
2017
How do African countries rank in our 2017 Affordability Report? https://t.co/7BN8QcANwI #TAS2017 #SmartAfrica #AR17 https://t.co/kGReeXaRWU
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5/14
2017
Very cool! Privacy AND data utility: win/win! https://t.co/hcRVrwLWL6
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee"While the internet needs energy, energy can benefit from the internet too"| Read @TetraTechIntDev's @nilminirubin:… https://t.co/IMgyK4MfGp
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee🚀 https://t.co/fzhFcxvO8e is a @W3C Recommendation w @SocialWebWG Let's continue to build an exciting ecosystem of #LinkedData applications
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5/3
2017
Reading some manifesto? Does it have these #opendata points? https://t.co/C0dnbiRpbIDon't say "Account recovery email sent to x", say "Account recovery email sent to x FROM y with SUBJECT z" to help me find it.... #uitips
5/1
2017
@csarven You could keep the http: but make sure the server provides Upgrade Insecure Requests (UIR) so that it can be connected to securely.
4/27
2017
Celebrating the 2nd anniversary of @thew3cx with a new JS course & Front-End Web Developer Professional Certificate… https://t.co/iMiHXh4tOa
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4/26
2017
I am making something new. I hope you like it. https://t.co/BYCWDkydBU #wikitribune
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4/25
2017
Let’s celebrate St George’s Day, The dragon in repose; The brilliant lark ascending, The yew, the oak, the rose https://t.co/jb5vemPi01
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4/23
2017
Have a look at how some countries have made Internet access more affordable, accessible, and universal #AR17https://t.co/sPMqQ6Tr4r
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeAnd now a class action suit about just this https://t.co/l2etdKgCsK https://t.co/EtX5IsQb5pInteresting https://t.co/icf3G07bqA
4/20
2017
It remains completely ridiculous that it isn't easy to accurately geolocate addresses in the UK. https://t.co/VNf1eQ7gtF
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4/19
2017
@harryhalpin Harry I think a profuse written email apology to Amy would be appropriate to for that one. And a retraction on twitter.
3/21
2017
More than 30 million people to be given access to free internet in the Indian state of Kerala https://t.co/gMl4xOA63B
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3/20
2017
@AjitPaiFCC It is truly most beautiful when the dewdrops on the web sparkle and shine in the sunlight of #NetNeutrality #OpenInternet
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3/12
2017
Our job: transform our energy system to protect the planet and also grow our economy in a sustainable way. https://t.co/9vStlF7Z4i
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeWhat is Structured Data with respect to SEO? Instead of describing a webpage (e.g. title), you describe Things on a webpage (e.g. product)
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeA fog-clearing post by @normative on @just_security on the President's tweets that Trump Tower's phones were tapped: https://t.co/6MDy7UAn9e
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3/5
2017
Trump is either dangerously paranoid, dangerously relies on right-wing talk radio for facts, or, if he was tapped, likely committed treason.
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3/4
2017
.@nickstenning Context: Upgrade Insecure Requests is better than changing all the URIs to httpS: as that breaks all the links. @nickstenning Exactly.... including a lot of links burned into all kinds of devices. Upgrade Insecure Requests saves this. @nickstenning Context: Upgrade HTTP :to be secure -- or break every single link on the web? That was the tech discussion behind that.
2/26
2017
Nothing like #opendata to expose the actual truth. https://t.co/KQxZmIHaDpBut ... only 16% of the biographies on English Wikipedia are about women. And issues like child brides, FGM, etc. a… https://t.co/ClKJf3X6pC
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeThe authoritarianism tip of the fascist iceberg. Agree. So how? https://t.co/PLC1saeBRqThe ability to mess with copy/paste should need site-wide user permissions, like accessing the camera. URL injecti… https://t.co/R2abbWHamBDon't get sucked up by the allure of Echo or Alexa: take heed of the warnings regarding loss of privacy and sensiti… https://t.co/MOBNv2l0K9
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2/25
2017
Since this thread has gotten some attention, here (again) is a breakout of how many people could lose coverage if the #ACA is repealed:
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeThree recommendations to enable Annotations on the Web https://t.co/ckEJY5u3Gg
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeHow does it happen that we live in a world in which 6 people own more wealth than the bottom half of the planet?
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2/23
2017
The time to #fightback is now. https://t.co/HwpXvcybq9I am at Parliament Square for #1DayWithoutUs https://t.co/u5NloqRWXz
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee.@ruthbenghiat: 'Trump, Bannon will shock and disrupt society and government to allow their consolidation of power.' https://t.co/25J6GFcn25
Retweeted by Tim Berners-Lee.@EPA nominee Scott Pruitt wouldn't provide his office's records of dealings with Big Oil, so a court ruled he must release them next week.
Retweeted by Tim Berners-LeeIt's important to remember that we not only have massive wealth and income inequality, but a power structure which protects that inequality.
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2/20
2017

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