Posted Jun. 11, 2013 at 6:17 a.m.

Premium Lock Search for first web page takes a detour to old PC at UNC

Published: 2013-06-11 06:17:32
Updated: 2013-06-11 06:17:32

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and the scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, are searching for the first Web page. It was there that Berners-Lee invented the Web in 1990 as an unsanctioned project. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A., File) Image 1 of 2 · Next Image…

After National Public Radio did a story on the search, a professor at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill came forward with a 1991 version. Paul Jones met Berners-Lee during the British scientist's visit to the U.S. for a conference in 1991, just a year after Berners-Lee invented the Web. Jones said Berners-Lee shared the page with the professor, who has transferred it from server to server through the years. A version remains on the Internet today at an archive Jones runs, ibiblio....

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