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Tim Berners-Lee kicks off a 'Contract for the Web' to protect the future of the Internet

Nov 06, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, recently kicked off a global campaign to curb some of the harmful effects of Internet connectivity on society.

Through a "Contract for the Web," Berners-Lee is urging governments, Internet companies and users to commit to a set of principles to protect the openness and accessibility of the Web while boosting user privacy and minimizing misinformation and hate speech.

"The web is at a crucial point," Berners-Lee said in a statement ...