About the Web

What exactly is the World Wide Web?

The World Wide Web is a global, open, and free information system that runs on the Internet.

Here's a very simple explanation from BBC Bitesize and a brief history from the World Wide Web Foundation.

What are people saying about the Web?

Tim Berners-Lee's open letter marking the Web's 35th birthday, published by the World Wide Web Foundation. (Ok, but who is Tim Berners-Lee?)

The Wax and the Wane of the Web - A List Apart

Are We Watching The Internet Die? - Edward Zitron

We can have a different web - Molly White