The New Web: Links & Sources

This page is a collection of links to news sources, articles, and websites that are concerned with how to reconfigure the World Wide Web so that, in whole or in part, it operates in a manner that places control more directly in the hands of individuals and communities.

Keywords for web search: ‘inrupt’; ‘decentralized web’; ‘distributed social network’; etc.


  • Contract for the Web. World Wide Web Foundation
  • Solid. Social Linked Data is a proposed set of conventions and tools for building decentralized social applications based on Linked Data principles. “It realizes the web as originally envisioned …”.
  • Inrupt is the company founded by Tim Berners-Lee to advance the development of Solid: One Small Step for the Web …

Listed by date. These items cover a range of issues and ideas about various projects to develop a more decentralized web.