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Tim Berners-Lee and Shami Chakrabarti interview clips (Video): web privacy and obsession

Rushes from interviews with Tim Berners-Lee and Liberty's Shami Chakrabarti have come in and we're able to supply a couple of brief clips straight away to whet your appetites for more content to come.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Tim Berners-Lee recounts his experiences of the early days of the web - the novelty and excitement that led to obsession in some of his friends.

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We also asked our Twitter followers to offer questions for Sir Tim; DaveoWhite asked Tim Berners-Lee:

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I'm not sure we hit the 'details' part of your question there, Dave... ;)

Shami Chakrabarti

Director of human rights campaign group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, was cited by Baroness Susan Greenfield as a person who would have something to say about the dissolution of privacy as brought about by the web (as suggested by Bill Thompson during the Web at 20 event earlier in the year). It therefore made sense that we should ask Shami just what her views were regards the web's effects upon our privacy and safety:

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So, do you share Shami's sanguine views on the web? That the web's communication and data dissemination potential is no more threatening to privacy than the telephone or the printing press?

As with Sir Tim, we offered Twitter followers the chance to pose their own questions to Shami.  PaulMorriss asked Shami Chakrabarti:
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