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World Wide Web founder Tim Berners-Lee has warned that the Internet’s power for good is being “subverted” by those spreading hatred and threatening democracy.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has called on the public and politicians to “come together” to end its misuse in a letter to mark the technology’s 30th anniversary.
With due respect to Tim Berners-Lee’s attempts to recreate the bright-eyed enthusiasm of the Internet’s early years, the Web is long past attempts at self-regulation and voluntary ethics codes.
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol, or HTTP, is a key component of the World Wide Web. It is the communications layer through which Web browsers request Web pages from Web servers and with which Web servers respond with the contents of the page. Like much of