An online "Magna Carta" is needed to protect and enshrine the independence of the world wide web, its inventor has said.
Marking 25 years since he invented the medium, Sir Tim Berners-Lee told The Guardian: "We need a global constitution - a bill of rights."
"Unless we have an open, neutral internet we can rely on without worrying about what's happening at the back door, we can't have open government, good democracy, good healthcare, connected communities and diversity of culture," he said.
"It's not naive to think we can have that, but it is naive to think we can just sit back and get it."
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