posted on Sep, 15 2008 @ 06:59 PM
"Tim Berners-Lee, the man credited with the creation of the World Wide Web, will be anointed a knight by Queen Elizabeth.
Berners-Lee, 48, is being knighted in recognition of his "services to the global development of the Internet" for helping to invent the Web.
Buckingham Palace announced the news yesterday as part of its 2004 New Year's Honours list.
Berners-Lee is a British citizen who lives in the U.S. and serves as director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which he also helped found. He
will be officially made a Knight Commander of the British Empire (KBE). The rank of Knight Commander is the second most senior rank of the order of
the British Empire. "
besides bending the Knee ...