Posts Tagged ‘Tim Berners-Lee’

Tim Berners-Lee calls for Free Internet Everywhere

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

This is a very noble idea … but who pays for it?

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has used a speech at a Nokia conference in London to call for everybody worldwide to get free Internet access and at least a low bandwidth connection “by default”, as reported by the BBC.

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Internet Must Remain Neutral, Says Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

I agree … but the tricky part is in deciding exactly “neutral” what means.

Access to data online must not be limited, founder of the world wide web tells Nokia World conference

Mobile operators and internet service providers must not be allowed to break the principle of “net neutrality” – that there should be no favouritism for connecting to certain sites online – Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, warned today.

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