Towards a personalized Internet: a case for a full decentralization

  title={Towards a personalized Internet: a case for a full decentralization},
  author={Anne-Marie Kermarrec},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  • Anne-Marie Kermarrec
  • Published 28 March 2013
  • Computer Science
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
The Web has become a user-centric platform where users post, share, annotate, comment and forward content be it text, videos, pictures, URLs, etc. This social dimension creates tremendous new opportunities for information exchange over the Internet, as exemplified by the surprising and exponential growth of social networks and collaborative platforms. Yet, niche content is sometimes difficult to retrieve using traditional search engines because they target the mass rather than the individual… 

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