On this day, in 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal, that is widely regarded as the birth of the "web" as we know it.

Today, Sir Tim Berners-Lee published an article about the current state of "the web" and how the free and open transfer of information and knowledge is endangered by the current fights about rights, ownership, censorship and monitarization of data.

The web has become a public square, a library, a doctor’s office, a shop, a school, a design studio, an office, a cinema, a bank, and so much more. Of course with every new feature, ...