Internet Freedom Must Be Safeguarded Against Governments, Says Tim Berners-Lee

The founder of the web called for the Internet to be protected from governments or large corporations, or any parties wanting “total control.” The comments were made in London as he collected a prize for engineering from the Queen.

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My writing career has taken me all round the houses over the past decade and a half--from grumpy teens and hungover rock bands in the U.K., where I was born, via celebrity interviews, health, tech and fashion in Madrid and Paris, before returning to London, where I now live. For the past five years I've been writing about technology and innovation for U.S.