US applauds India's multi-stakeholder approach on Internet

The US has applauded India's recent support for multi-stakeholder approach on Internet, saying the decision is critical for ensuring the vitality of the World Wide Web.

Congress seeks probe into TRAI releasing 1 mn e-mail IDs

The Congress on Tuesday asked the government to investigate as to why the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) put up on its website the names of over one million people who had written to it on net neutrality.

Inventor of World Wide Web warns of threat to internet

The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the web.

World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee to give lecture in Qatar next week

As the World Wide Web turns 25 next month, its inventor Tim Berners-Lee will speak about the journey ahead for this technology in Qatar next week.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee calls for online `Magna Carta` to protect web users

In view of leaks about the government surveillance of online activity, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the world wide web`s inventor has called for a bill of rights to protect the Internet users` rights.

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.

Now, a world wide web for robots

A world wide web that was specially created for robots to learn from each other and share data, is now being shown off for the first time.

India ahead of China, Pakistan in Internet freedom: Study

India's web index score at 32.4 is ahead of China (31.1) and Pakistan (10.4), shows the 2013 study by World Wide Web Foundation. The organisation was established in 2009 by Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

‘Father of Web’ Tim Berners-Lee says China will dismantle ‘great firewall’

China`s rulers will ultimately take it upon themselves to dismantle the "great firewall" that limits its people`s access to the Internet because doing so will boost China`s economy, the inventor of the World Wide Web said.

World Wide Web founder against `total control` of Internet by governments

Founder of World Wide Web (www) Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said that governments or large companies should not have `total control` over Internet freedom.

20 years on, world`s first web page to be reborn

The world`s first web page will be dragged out of cyberspace and restored for today`s Internet browsers as part of a project to celebrate 20 years of the Web, organisers said today.

Social networking existed much before Internet, technology

Researchers studied thousands of ceramic and obsidian artifacts from 1200-1450 AD to learn about the growth, collapse and change of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest.

Sri Lanka: Cops arrest scribes, shut news websites

Police said journalists from Sri Lanka Mirror and Sri Lanka X News were arrested for publishing anti-government material.

Soon – Make your name a web domain

Reportedly, anyone will be able register any web address suffix for USD 185,000 (Rs 9,754,051 approx).

World Wide Web Consortium to meet in Delhi

The World Wide Web Consortium
(W3C), an international body which develops standards to
ensure web accessibility to all, will host its conference in
the city on May 6-7, 2010.