The idea for the internet was developed in the 1970s. The problem at CERN was that information was not easy to access. The first webpage was published in 1991. The web is a more powerful invention than television or the telephone. Forty-five per cent of the world does not have internet access. A quarter of the world's internet users live in North America and Europe. Thirty-six per cent of Africans are able to use the internet. We should make the web available to everyone.