hypnosec writes: Sir Tim Berners-Lee has lashed out at the recent revelations of internet snooping and PRISM scandal and warned that “unwarranted government surveillance” of the internet is an act that threatens the foundations of a democratic society. In a statement issued through the World Wide Web Foundation he noted that the revelations about US National Security Agency keeps a tab on online activities of uses is ‘deeply concerning.’ Berners-Lee argued that because the use of internet may reveal some rather personal and sensitive information about users, it is vital that robust protections are put into place for protection of such information.
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