Tim Berners-Lee
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WWW inventor on Data Institute plan

The inventor of the world wide web Sir Tim Berners-Lee has welcomed plans to launch an Open Data Institute (ODI).

The ODI, which will be based in Shoreditch, East London and receive up to £10m of government funding, aims to help develop new businesses based on public data published as part of the government's Open Data policy.

Sir Tim who will co-direct the institute with Professor Nigel Shadbolt spoke to The World At One's Martha Kearney about the ODI.

  • 22 May 2012