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Tim Berners-Lee speaks: what can we do in NZ?

The National Business Review - Last night, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, aka the inventor of the web, presented in Wellington to an InternetNZ-sponsored event, supported (and thank-you) by the Department of Internal Affairs (the NZ Government CIO), Chorus, Catalyst IT and Google (watch it again via the link here).

Sir Tim made the point that just as the US government reaches beyond its borders, so too can we; we can lobby offshore, change laws here to show and spread the benchmark.

His key points, as I saw them, and suggestions from me for NZ action: