Lunga vita al web dal suo creatore

Tim Berners Lee via Scientific American

The Web as we know it, however, is being threatened in different ways. Some of its most successful inhabitants have begun to chip away at its principles. Large social-networking sites are walling off information posted by their users from the rest of the Web. Wireless Internet providers are being tempted to slow traffic to sites with which they have not made deals. Governments—totalitarian and democratic alike—are monitoring people’s online habits, endangering important human rights.

If we, the Web’s users, allow these and other trends to proceed unchecked, the Web could be broken into fragmented islands. We could lose the freedom to connect with whichever Web sites we want. The ill effects could extend to smartphones and pads, which are also portals to the extensive information that the Web provides.

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Buon compleanno WWW: oggi al Cern e sul web

Via Il World Wide Web spegne oggi le sue prime  venti  candeline. La grande ragnatela, che ha reso Internet una  componente essenziale della società del ventunesimo secolo,  è nata ufficialmente il 13 marzo del 1989.  Quel giorno il ricercatore britannico Tim Berners-Lee  presentò a Mike Sendall,  suo supervisore al CERN, il laboratorio europeo di … Leggi tutto