World Wide Web
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According to the Eleventh Doctor, human souls were "trapped like flies in the World Wide Web" in the 21st century. The World Wide Web was accessed through Wi-Fi, which the Great Intelligence inhabited. (TV: The Bells of Saint John) Clark Goodman saw the Web as a sign of humanity's psychological debt to spiders. (AUDIO: Worldwide Web)

By 2600, the Galaxy Wide Web was the World Wide Web's intergalactic equivalent. (PROSE: The Dead Men Diaries)

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

According to Tim Foley, writer of of 9 to 5, "Doctor Who invented the Internet" in 1966 when WOTAN was introduced in The War Machines. In fact, director Barnaby Edwards revealed in behind-the-scenes material to that story that he had once sent a copy of The War Machines to Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, who replied in an email, "I am a fraud." (BFX: 9 to 5)

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