Sir Tim Berners-Lee fears for future of the Web

Posted on Sunday, November 05 2006 @ 9:16 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Internet creator sir Tim Berners-Lee is concerned about the future of the Web. He worries about the way it could be used to spread misinformation and "undemocratic forces".
But Sir Tim is concerned about the way it could end up being used.

He told the BBC: "If we don't have the ability to understand the web as it's now emerging, we will end up with things that are very bad.

"Certain undemocratic things could emerge and misinformation will start spreading over the web.

"Studying these forces and the way they're affected by the underlying technology is one of the things that we think is really important," he said.
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