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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

Charles Gantt | Apr 30, 2013 at 09:08 am CDT (0 mins, 35 secs reading time)

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.

CERN restores world's first website in honor of 20 Year Anniversary | TweakTown.com

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!

Last updated: Mar 2, 2014 at 12:00 am CST

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A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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