Tim Berners Lee

The Surveillance Debate - Shaken But Not Stirred

Eva Pascoe | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Politics
Eva Pascoe

Yvette Cooper was a member of ISC, the Intelligence and Security Committee from 1997-1999, so although not a Bond girl, she knows very well how to shake surveillance discussion up and where the skeletons of the oversight are to be found.

'Internet, a Gift From God' - The Pope of the Digital Age

Alessandro Bonzio | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech
Alessandro Bonzio

The problematic relationship between faith and technology is amongst the most difficult of the challenges faced by Jorge Mario Bergoglio's papacy. Yet many see his interest in the digital as a symbol of the renovation underway in the contemporary Catholic establishment...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 14 March 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The world is often a troubled place, and sometimes world leaders need to not just be strong, but also look strong to inspire confidence. At least that must be the rationale David Cameron was using, otherwise he's simply a vain lunatic with the presence of mind of a sloshed uncle at a wedding...

Happy 25th Birthday World Wide Web - Let's Not Destroy It

Mike Harris | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Politics
Mike Harris

It was British ingenuity that led to the development of the World Wide Wide 25 years ago today and unfortunately it appears British guile will be responsible for its possible demise. The hopeful beginnings of the Web have turned sour.

Internet inventor Calls For Bill Of Rights To Protect Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

The World Wide Web must remain accessible to everyone, according to Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the Internet 25 years ago this week. "Th...

Web for Everyone Launches Campaign to Fight Internet Inequality

Freya Bromley | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Freya Bromley

As we celebrate 25 years of the World Wide Web, the Web for Everyone coalition wants to give thousands of people the power to learn new digital skills. The aim of the partnership is to address 'internet inequality' by encouraging people from all walks of life, young and old, to not only use the Web but create it.

The World Wide Web Is 25 This Week

PA | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech

The 25th anniversary of the world wide web will be celebrated around the globe this week. The milestone will be marked on Wednesday, a quarter of a...

Let's Make Repetitive Lessons History

Laura Blumenthal | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Laura Blumenthal

What do you remember being taught in your history lessons in secondary school? The Tudors, perhaps the Romans, the English Civil War and the two World Wars? For the seven years I studied history I am glad that we studied wars and monarchy but it seems a shame that I know little about the history of medicine, technology or engineering.

Berners-Lee Warns Of 'Growing Tide Of Surveillance And Censorship'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The inventor of the world wide web has warned that "a growing tide of surveillance and censorship" threatens the future of democracy, as more people n...

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Digital Spying Is 'Appalling And Foolish'

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The inventor of the world wide web has backed whistleblowers who "protect society's interests". Sir Tim Berners-Lee made the comments as a group of...

'Developed Nations Are Seriously Spying On The Internet'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK

The man who invented the internet has warned governments not to engage in "insidious" online spying. Briton Tim Berners-Lee said it was "clear" tha...

Berners-Lee Calls For Web Freedom In Wake Of PRISM Scandal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Tech

Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said his invention of the world wide web should be safeguarded from being controlled by governments or large corporations. ...

MIT Complicit In Web Activist's Suicide, Family Claims

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Tech

The family of an internet activist who killed himself on Friday have accused prosecutors and officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of...

Transparency and Open Government - Moving Beyond the Point of No Return

Francis Maude | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics
Francis Maude

This government is second to none in opening up data. We have already released nearly 9,000 datasets, fuelling new and innovative businesses as well as apps that make everyday life easier and safer.

What Did The World's First Website Look Like?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.10.2012 | UK Tech

Inventor of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee might have appeared in the Olympic Opening Ceremony, but he still doesn't have the recognition factor y...

Tim Berners-Lee Slams Government Web Monitoring Plans

PA | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Tech

Controversial government plans to allow intelligence agencies to monitor the calls, emails, texts and website visits of every person in the UK should ...