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Internet Freedom

January 21st, 2016

Episode 442 of 643 episodes

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, tells us why he thinks we need a bill of rights for the internet, a Magna Carta for the digital age. But not everyone thinks it's a good idea. Professor Alan Woodward, cybersecurity expert at the University of Surrey in the UK, explains why a digital charter would be impractical. Plus technology reporter Eveline Chao reports on the rise of WeChat in China, and Etsy's Nicole Vanderbilt on the evolution of the online marketplace. (Photo: Internet users in China, Credit: Getty Images)