The inventor of the World Wide Web also spoke of the importance of net neutrality and need for businesses to share data.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee lands a nice few quid after becoming a co-recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.
Tim Berners-Lee has brushed-off unprepared American commentators telling their audience to 'Google him' during his role at the Olympic Opening Ceremony.
The inventor of the net has insisted that the UK government's web monitoring plans constitute a "destruction of human rights."
World Wide Web inventor believes a closed app ecosystems and locked down computing environments are stymieing innovation.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee has been given the task of promoting net neutrality in the UK, with the web master working alongside the Broadband Stakeholder Group to expand the current voluntary code of practise for ISPs.
Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, has said that social networking sites such as Facebook are guilty of limiting the potential openness of the web.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced that he is pumping £30 million of tax payers' money into a new internet-based research arm.