A Magna Carta for the web

by Petia Dimitrova on August 16, 2014

Sir-Tim-Berners-Lee-Inventor-of-InternetSir Tim Berners-Lee is an English computer scientist who invented the World Wide Web in 1989. It is worth a listen to his view of where the web is heading, when he warns us in the TED talk below from March 2014.

Berners-Lee talks about how the WWW has exploded in usage and changed our lives, but he also says there’s a battle ahead. Eroding net neutrality, filter bubbles and centralized corporate control all threaten the web’s wide-open spaces. It’s up to users to fight for the right to access and openness. The question is, What kind of Internet do we want?

A Magna Carta for the web

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