Tim Berners-Lee

The DRM dilemma facing the open web

Tim Berners-Lee suggests that allowing content protection mechanisms into the HTML5 web standard may be necessary in order to help web standards fight back against the rise of proprietary platforms. But is that tradeoff worth making?

There’s only one truly open platform: the web

This week marks the 21st anniversary of the world’s first website, and as new social-web platforms like Twitter and Facebook spend more and more of their energy trying to control and monetize their networks, it’s worth remembering some of the choices that the web’s creator made.

What Is the Future of the Web?

Is Net Neutrality essential for democracy? What role will AI have in the future of the web? What will Web 4.0 look…