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Tech May, 1 2013

CERN Celebrates 20 Years of Internet by Restoring the World’s First Website

CERN joins several other ongoing 20-year anniversaries by restoring the world’s first website. Although the Internet as we know it was first invented by Tim Berners-Lee while working at CERN, it wasn’t until 1993 that Berners-Lee’s then employer would make the technology behind the world wide web available license-free. Without any doubt the Internet has done more to change how humans live and interact over the past 20 years more so than any other invention. To commemorate this, CERN has recreated the first ever website complete with its original URL.

Learn about the project here and check out the first web page here.

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