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Friday, December 02, 2005

Why is the web amazing?

"The web developed because we went in the opposite direction – towards openness and lack of centralised control. Unless you believe that some invisible hand of technological inevitability is pushing us towards openness – I am a sceptic – we have a remarkable historical conjunction of technologies."

Did you know? November marked the 15th Anniversary of the first web page.

Check out this article by James Boyle (Professor of Law at Duke Law School, a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of the Public Domain and a board member of Creative Commons).

You can also view A Short History of the web by Tim Berners-Lee (creator of the WWW).