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Berners-Lee: People should oppose net monitoring plans

18 April 2012 Last updated at 17:26 BST

World wide web founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said people should protest in the streets against current plans to increase internet monitoring.

"People should get out there in the streets waving banners," he told the BBC's Chris Vallance.

Sir Berners-Lee was in Lyon for the World Wide Web 2012 international conference.