The World Wide Web has just had it's 15th birthday. Yes on 6th August, 1991 Tim Berners Lee ( now Sir Tim ) formally introduced his WWW project to the world.
By November of that year the 1st web server outside Europe goes online and within only 12 months there are 26 web servers online.
August 1995 sees almost 19,000 websites online, by the following August there were now over 342,000 and by the same month in 2000 there were over 20 million .... but 2000 also saw 8 websites including Yahoo CNN and Amazon crippled by hackers.
We now have over 92.6 million sites.
Sir Tim Berners Lee was recently reported as saying he was concerned about the volume of 'misinformation' on the web and what with Virus's, Trojans, Worms, Time bombs, Logic Bombs. Rabbits ( they eat computer resources not grass ) Bacterium, Spam, Phishing, Spyware, Tunnelling, False websites, Spoofing, Scanning, Snooping & e-mail harvesting is the end in sight for the Internet ?