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Tim Berners-Lee: 'The internet is still young'

You ain't seen nothing yet, says web inventor

The inventor of the world wide web believes it is still in its infancy.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee developed the code for the internet at the CERN Lab 15 years ago.

Berners-Lee told BBC News that developing the web and collaborating with so many people across the globe had been "a fantastic experience".

"The experience of international collaboration continues. Also the spirit that really we have only started to explore the possibilities of [the web], that continues," he added.

"The web has been a tremendous tool for people to do a lot of good even though you can find bad stuff out there.”"

He also revealed he was looking forward to the web's place in the future.

"What's exciting is that people are building new social systems, new systems of review, new systems of governance. My hope is that those will produce... new ways of working together effectively and fairly which we can use globally to manage ourselves as a planet," he said.

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