Social Demands on Semantic Web Architecture

Concentric circles of inferencing

The Transparency Paradox

  • practical need for greater data integration
  • social call for privacy boundaries


  • Privacy and Security
  • High-granularity access control
  • Intellectual Property management

W3C has faced these on the Web today

  • Platform for Privacy Preferences
  • XML Signature, Encryption, Key Management
  • DRD/DRM, in progress