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World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee says digital divide should be closed by 2030

Some 3.5 billion people — nearly half the world — have missed out on the “lifeline” the internet has provided during the COVID-19 crisis.

12 Jun 2020 6:54 PM

Berners-Lee says World Wide Web, at 30, must emerge from 'adolescence'

Berners-Lee said many people now felt unsure about whether the web was a force for good.

13 Mar 2019 9:42 AM

A timeline of the internet

In October 1969, scientists at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) attempt to exchange data between two computers.

12 Mar 2019 5:55 PM

At 30, World Wide Web ‘not the web we wanted,’ inventor says

The 63-year-old Englishman is calling on governments, companies and citizens to work together, and wants the web to become more accessible.

12 Mar 2019 4:24 PM

Delving into the dark side

The Dark Web makes up a small part of the Internet but is a highly busy space, brimming with illicit activities.

05 Jan 2019 5:30 AM


Web needs rethink to stop "nasty" ideas spreading, says its creator

Berners-Lee, a London-born computer scientist who invented the Web as a platform on top of the internet in 1989

10 Apr 2017 9:48 PM