Google's Page says US online spying threatens democracy
Google co-founder Larry Page on Wednesday condemned US government snooping on the Internet as a threat to democracy.
If the web wants rules, who will make them?
Web founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee wants an online "Magna Carta" to protect and ensure the independence of the internet. ...
The structural insecurities underlying the internet
Most people would agree with the principle that good foundations are essential to any structure that is intended to last. But what if when you started building, you didn't envisage how large, complex or essential ...
The internet is on fire but Snowden's heroes can't save us
Just ahead of the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, Edward Snowden has sent what he hopes will be a strong message to the powers that control the internet in a video link streamed live to South by Southwest ...
Web founder calls for Internet bill of rights
A bill of rights should be created to govern the Internet in the wake of revelations about the depth of government surveillance, the inventor of the World Wide Web said on Wednesday.
World Wide Web turns 25 years old
Twenty-five years ago, the World Wide Web was just an idea in a technical paper from an obscure, young computer scientist at a European physics lab.
New alternate-reality game the first to explore digital provenance
A ground-breaking transmedia alternate-reality game (ARG), which is the first large-scale project to explore 'digital provenance', has been launched.
Poor design means terrible websites still haunt the web
There is probably not one of us reading this who has not lost themselves in time and space as they surf the web. So much engaging content, so many interesting lines of enquiry – and so much rubbish too.
How safe are your online memories?
How many of your cherished memories, and even important work documents, only exist online? Taken together, photo and video sharing sites, blogging and microblogging sites, as well as social media, have formed ...
Visualizing the secret beauty of the world wide web
From a distance these stunning images look likes stars exploding, fireworks or simply striking patterns - but what you're actually looking at are the hidden dimensions of the world wide web
Web inventor: Surveillance threatens democracy (Update)
The scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web spoke out Friday against what he called a "growing tide of surveillance and censorship," warning that it is threatening the future of democracy.
British capital gets approval for .london domain
(AP)—The British capital has won approval to use the .london domain, making it one of a growing number of major cities which claim their own chunk of the World Wide Web.
Creating accountable anonymity online
The World Wide Web is, in many ways, still the Wild West. Though a large portion of internet traffic is monitored and traceable, systems like the Tor Project allow users to post and share anything anonymously. Anonymous systems ...
Web alliance seeks affordable Internet access for the poor
Accessing the Internet in the developing world is unnecessarily expensive, partly due to government policies that hinder competition and should be scrapped, a new alliance backed by Google, Yahoo and Microsoft ...