Inventor Of World Wide Web Warns Against Internet’s Closing Walls

Inventor Of World Wide Web Warns Against Internet’s Closing Walls

Tim Berners-Lee argues that closed-systems like Facebook, discriminatory Internet providers and government spying all work against the egalitarian link economy of the Web, limiting innovation and human rights.

John Ryan
  • 24 november 2010

Tim Berners-Lee, who created the world’s first Web page in December 1990 writes in Scientific American on how the rise of closed-system social media, unfair Internet providers and government snooping are working against the egalitarian and universal principles that allowed The Web to flourish in the first place.

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