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CERN restores world's first website in honor of 20 Year Anniversary

CERN recreates first website ever in honor of 20th anniversary

| Internet & Websites News | Posted: Apr 30, 2013 2:08 pm

Twenty years ago today, the internet as we know it was born when CERN released the technology that made the World Wide Web work. It has been a long battle, but for the most part, the internet has remained open and free as its creators intended.

 

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To commemorate 20 years of free and open information sharing, CERN has recreated the first website ever published. This is an effort to preserve the humble beginnings on which the modern and future internet was founded. CERN is also working to refurbish the original servers used as well to further preserve the history what could be the greatest invention ever.

 

Check out CERNS recreation of the first website here. Cool!

NEWS SOURCES
Bbc.co.uk, Engadget.com, Info.cern.ch, First-website.web.cern.ch

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