Tim Berners-Lee: Surveillance Threatens the Future of Democracy

The NSA revelations and general feeling of threat that comes from the knowledge our communications are being watched is worrying Tim Berners-Lee, so much so that he's calling for "bold steps" to be taken to ensure our privacy and right to freedom of expression make it through this era of intense monitoring and… »11/22/13 7:30am11/22/13 7:30am

Texas Jury Smacks Down Landmark Shakedown Attempt by Infamous Patent Troll

Tim "I helped invent the Internet" Berners-Lee testified before a federal jury earlier this week, tearing into the validity of a key patent Eolas Technologies' was exploiting to sue multiple web companies for $600 million. He must have been persuasive because the court took mere hours to reach its decision. »2/09/12 9:40pm2/09/12 9:40pm