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Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee: Screw Web3 — my decentralized internet doesn’t need blockchain

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee wants to rescue his creation from centralization. But does he align himself with Web3’s promise of salvation? At TNW Conference, the computer scientist gave a one-word answer: “Nope.” That snub may seem to clash with Berners-Lee’s recent actions. The 67-year-old now campaigns to save his “dysfunctional” brainchild from the clutches of Big Tech. He’s also made a cool $5.4million by selling an NFT — one of Web3’s supposed pillars. But the Brit has his own vision for the web’s successor: a decentralized architecture that gives users control of their data. Berners-Lee want to build it on…

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