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

About Petia Dimitrova :

Petia Dimitrova works with project coordination in Bearing. She is originally from Varna in Bulgaria where she was involved in real estate development and also in the race car sports industry. After seven years in the United States she is now back in Europe.

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Vesna Balta Vesna Balta September 5, 2014 at 05:52

Thank you petia, this post has started quite a debate on one of the linked in groups. I just wanted to add an exquisite article about the internet and how it changed us…. and a little question, did you manage to read it all? http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/07/is-google-making-us-stupid/306868/3/

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