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 7:30am 11/22/13 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 9:40pm 2/09/12 9:40pm