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Tim Berners Lee on the Medicalization of Cyberspace

March 17, 2008

Well, more or less. He recently invoked an example of concern about online surveillence:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7299875.stmĀ 

Sir Tim said he did not want his ISP to track which websites he visited.

“I want to know if I look up a whole lot of books about some form of cancer that that’s not going to get to my insurance company and I’m going to find my insurance premium is going to go up by 5% because they’ve figured I’m looking at those books,” he said.

This speaks to Chapters 4 and 7 in our book!.