Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jun 2012 23:15 UTC
Internet & Networking "Long before the coming of the World Wide Web, the Minitel provided a sort of internet-in-one-country. Long before Facebook, Google or Twitter - millions of French people went 'online' daily to search for information, to book their holidays, chat to strangers or seek cheap (or not so cheap) sexual thrills."
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RE: Comment by Laurence
by henderson101 on Sat 16th Jun 2012 14:48 UTC in reply to "Comment by Laurence"
henderson101
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Tim Berners-Lee is most definitely English. I'd therefore say, CERN was just the setting, and the Web (as a concept) was British (though, all here ally did was build on existing ideas.)

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RE[2]: Comment by Laurence
by zima on Fri 22nd Jun 2012 22:36 in reply to "RE: Comment by Laurence"
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2005-07-06

What a "most definitely English", living in Massachusetts ;p

Though, really, the web probably more or less grew from the international character of CERN campus.

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