World wide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee also co-founded the Web Foundation

Earlier this year the world wide web – invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee – celebrated its 30th anniversary. This month the Web Foundation – also co-foun(...)

 Indian forces  outside a polling station during  paramilitary elections in Kulgam, south of Srinagar in 2019. Photograph:  Idrees Abbas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

We like to complain about the toxicity of social media and talk about our plans to unplug for the holidays and just take a break from it all. On the o(...)

Tim Berners-Lee attends an event celebrating the 30th birthday of the web, at the Science Museum  in London, England. Photograph: Eamonn M McCormack/Getty Images

Last week the web turned 30. In 1989 Tim Berners-Lee’s then CERN boss Mike Sendall took a look at his proposal for a linked information management sy(...)

World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee said taht while the web has had a positive effect on our lives, it has also “created opportunity for scammers, given a voice to those who spread hatred, and made all kinds of crime easier to commit”

In an impassioned open letter marking 30 years of the worldwide web, its creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee said that while the web has had a positive effect(...)

Inventor of the worldwide web Tim Berners-Lee: social media sites and search engines must be encouraged to combat the problem of fake news. Photograph: Bloomberg

The inventor of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has outlined a plan to tackle fake news and has called for tighter regulation of online polit(...)

The NeXT cube, the original machine on which Sir Tim Berners-Lee designed the World Wide Web, is displayed during an event at the Science Museum to mark 25 years since he submitted the first proposal for the web on March 12th 1989. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A global digital “bill of rights” similar to the Magna Carta should be introduced to protect internet users, the creator of the world wide web (...)