Internet creator is concerned over fake news

The British scientist widely credited with creating the 'World Wide Web' says he wants to save it from so called-fake news and targeted advertising.

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    The British scientist widely credited with creating the "World Wide Web" says he wants to save it from so-called fake news and targeted advertising.

    In an open letter, Tim Berners-Lee says internet freedoms are being eroded and users are losing control over their personal information.

     

    Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson explains.


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