The World Wide Web at 29: Tim Berners-Lee talks weaponization and big tech

The inventor of the worldwide web, Tim Berners-Lee, called on Monday for powerful internet platforms and social media companies to be regulated to prevent the internet from being "weaponized at scale." The British computer scientist, in an open letter published on the 29th anniversary of the creation of the web, said a "new set of gatekeepers" was now dominant, controlling the spread of ideas and opinions. "The fact that power is concentrated among so few...

The webís creator says: letís regulate Big Tech

Mon 12 Mar 18 from MIT Technology Review

The father of the world wide web is one disappointed dad

Today is the World Wide Web's 29th birthday, and to celebrate the occasion, its creator has told us how bad it's become. In an open letter appearing in The Guardian, Tim Berners-Lee ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Engadget

Big tech must be regulated, says inventor of world wide web

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The inventor of the worldwide web, Tim Berners-Lee, called on Monday for powerful internet platforms and social media companies to be regulated to prevent the internet ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Reuters Technology

Platform power is crushing the web, warns Berners-Lee

 On the 29th birthday of the world wide web, its inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has sounded a fresh warning about threats to the web as a force for good, adding his voice to growing concerns ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from TechCrunch

Tim Berners-Lee says the internet could be 'weaponised at scale'

The 62-year-old computer scientist from London made the warning about the future of the web in an open letter on the 29th birthday of the internet.

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Daily Mail

World Wide Web Inventor Says Big Tech Must Be Regulated

The inventor of the worldwide web, Tim Berners-Lee, called on Monday for powerful internet platforms and social media companies to be regulated to prevent the internet from being "weaponized ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Voice of America

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