A World Wide Web Without Walls

Maxwell Krohn, Alex Yip, Micah Brodsky, Robert Morris, Michael Walfish
6th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networking (Hotnets), Atlanta, GA, November 2007

Today's Web depends on a particular pact between sites and users: sites invest capital and labor to create and market a set of features, and users gain access to these features by giving up control of their data (photos, personal information, creative musings, etc.). This paper imagines a very different Web ecosystem, in which users retain control of their data and developers can justify their existence without hoarding that data.

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Bibtex Entry:

   author =       "Maxwell Krohn and Alex Yip and Micah Brodsky and Robert Morris and Michael Walfish",
   title =        "{A World Wide Web  Without Walls}",
   booktitle =    {6th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networking (Hotnets)},
   year =         {2007},
   month =        {November},
   address =      {Atlanta, GA}