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Sir Tim Berners-Lee 'setting the agenda' with web index

5 September 2012 Last updated at 13:57 BST

Sweden has topped a new global index evaluating the state of the web in 61 countries, with the US coming second and the UK third.

Compiled by Sir Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web Foundation, it ranked both the social and political impact of the web.

The inventor of the world wide web told the BBC's Dave Lee why he thought such an index was important.