OpenWebSearch.EU has kicked-off with a consortium meeting in Berlin. 46 representatives of the project partners got together in a hybrid meeting format in September to exchange ideas and make plans for the successful execution of the project.
“Recognition is growing worldwide that something big needs to be done about Big Tech, and fast.”
“The tech giant doesn’t have to be dismantled. Sharing its crown jewel might reshape the internet.”
… says Robert Epstein on bloomberg.com.
“The First Step To ReDecentralize The Web – Broad strokes of a superfine promise
Data and Time is everything but today, we’re giving both away — for free! Large companies use controlled experiences to contain their user’s data and time for their own gains. The result is an increasingly closed-off and centralized Internet.
It wasn’t always this way. There was a time when the Internet and the web was fully open and independent.”
Open Search Foundation e.V.
The Open Search Foundation e.V. is a European movement of people and organisations that work together to create the foundation for independent, free and self-determined access to information on the Internet. In cooperation with research institutions, computer centres and other partners, we’re committed to a searching the web in a way that benefits everyone. The promotion of research in the field of search engines, plus education and cooperation, form the pillars of our work.