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Nov 07, 2018 - Australian Financial Review

Berners-Lee calls for 'web contract'

London | Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has launched a campaign to persuade governments, companies and individuals to sign a "Contract for the Web" set of principles designed to defend a free and open internet. Mr Berners-Lee, who hatched the web in 1989, said a sense of optimism about the internet had been damaged by abuses of personal data, online hate speech, political manipulation and the centralisation of power among a small group...