Sneak has always liked it when his heroes show they have a something of a wicked streak – after all, we're in no position to really empathise with angels. So, hats off to Sir Tim Berners-Lee – someone Sneak didn't think it would be possible to revere more.
Speaking at the launch of the Web Index, Berners-Lee joked he had installed filters in to the core of the worldwide web, allowing him to control everything that is said online.
"I have put on filters which allow me just to investigate just every single word that any of you have said to each other. You won't know what is happening but as you talk to each other it will be quietly modified to appear to be whatever I want you to be saying,” he said.
“I will take a deep control of the world. Apart from that, everything will remain as usual."
He also claimed to be one of the handful of people that could turn off the net. "I am afraid that now that you know I will have to shoot you,” he was quoted by the Press Association as saying.
Sneak can't help but think that we Berners-Lee to actually have taken deep control of the world, it would be in a better state than we currently find it.
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