NZACDITT · Technology · Web

20 years of a free, open web

If you’ve not yet read April 30, 2013 is the 20th anniversary of the intent statement by CERN making World Wide Web (“W3”, or simply “the web”) technology available on a royalty-free basis. http://info.cern.ch/ Read the original document here. (https://cds.cern.ch/record/1164399)
CERN are also working to restore as accurately (and originally) as possible original URL‘s (such as the world’s first URL (http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html) and associated documents as an ongoing historical archive. Read about it here (http://first-website.web.cern.ch/blog/first-url-active-once-more).
While we’re at it from OpenCulture videos of the internet imagined in 1995 http://www.openculture.com/2012/08/kids_and_less_savvy_marketers_imagine_the_internet_in_1995.html

Updated: 18 May, 2013
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