Tim Berners-Lee’s New “Contract For The Web” Proposal (3 expert comments)

Creator of The World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee has proposed “The Contract for The Web” – a new framework to protect online privacy and personal data featuring nine guiding principles.


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Ralph Martino, Vice President Product Strategy,  STEALTHbits Technologies
November 27, 2019
GDPR awakened the U.S. and states are now beginning to develop regulations.
GDPR awakened the U.S. and states are now beginning to develop regulations and laws addressing online privacy and the collection of personal data. However, just as the EU learned that a single regulation would work to greatly simplify compliance for all EU member states, the U.S. would most likely stand to benefit from one national law vs. 50 similar, but nevertheless separate state regulations. ....
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Jason Kent, Hacker in Residence,  Cequence Security
November 27, 2019
Just like “The Mentor” published “The Hacker Manifesto”, in order to illuminate Governments and Companies to the presence of the curious.
I harkened this Contract for the Web to “The Hacker Manifesto” from 1986. We all want to be free to explore but I don’t know if it will work. I can write this a different way if that is more appropriate. As “The Mentor” said in his infamous writing “The Conscience of a Hacker "This is it... this is where I belong... And then Governments and Companies realized that many of us w ....
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Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate,  KnowBe4
November 27, 2019
One area of concern that should be addressed is cybersecurity awareness for people, the internet's consumers.
Like the highways we drive on, there are rules and regulations. However, the information superhighway that we all call the internet does not have a similar set of rules or regulations. Using the internet like any tool has to be used correctly or it ruins people, corporations or governments. The internet has been growing over the past 40+ years and in the recent years, has become a tool to help pe ....
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