What The Inventor Of The Internet Hopes It Will Become
Tim Berners-Lee's shares his fears about privacy and his desire for an even more connected future.
The Internet recently turned 25, which has prompted Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with creating it, to speak out about his worries and aspirations for the future of the World Wide Web. At the top of his list of fears are issues surrounding privacy and censorship, as well as the underlying infrastructure, which he believes could be used to limit the amount of free communication.
Some of the ideas that Berners-Lee wants to implement include more democracy, greater access to healthcare information for the 60% of the world who can't use the web to gain free access, and a better system to use the Internet for disaster relief around the world.