Happy 15th Birthday World Wide Web!

On 30 April 1993, the European nuclear research lab CERN put the web in the public domain, meaning that the protocols of the World Wide Web would be non-proprietary and could be used by anyone free of charge.

To mark the occasion, the BBC talked with web luminaries about their vision for the future.


  1. This seems like a perfect occasion to trot out one of my favourite things available on the net. From the National, 1993, “A program called Internet” I cannot recommend highly enough, that you watch this.