News tagged with world wide web

Europe can't enforce the right to be forgotten

In a digitally connected world, it is becoming almost impossible to remove your digital footprint. The fact that the European Court of Justice has ruled that internet search providers such as Google have to remove ...

May 15, 2014
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How to fix the Internet's plumbing problem

(Phys.org) —Twenty-five years ago, an engineer at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva Switzerland, had an idea that would change the world. Tim Berners Lee sent a memo to his ...

Apr 25, 2014
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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 ...

Mar 13, 2014
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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.

Mar 09, 2014
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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 ...

Dec 24, 2013
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