The web wasn't lost by people posting baby pictures to Facebook. The web was lost when Google leveraged market dominance to enact a complete abrogation of web standards -- since the HTML 'standard' is now a 'Living Document,' the standard is "do whatever Chrome does," which is an unattainable goal.

There are four voting members of WHATWG. Two of them use Google's web rendering engine. A third is entirely financially dependent on Google. The other one is Apple. Who speaks for you? Nobody.

@khm couldn't we just make a new root dns and make our own internet with he same ip scheme?

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@imnotafeline That would buy time, but once it got popular the same people would find a way in and start ruining things again. Plus, it doesn't fix how complex the web has become.

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