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Twenty years of free, open web

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 27 May 2013 in:
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On 30 April 1993, CERN made the technology behind the World Wide Web available for everyone to use. From that day on, the web has changed all aspects of society, a revolution that can be compared to the invention of the printing-press in the 15th century. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the free, open web, CERN has started a project to preserve the digital assets that are associated with the birth of the web.

During the 1980s, the internet was already well-known in academic institutions, being mainly used for email…

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