The Observer’s “Websites that Changed the World”

August 14, 2006

The Observer marks the 15th anniversary of the web with a review of Websites that changed the world. The top three of the 15 sites listed, according to journalist and author John Naughton, are eBay, Wikipedia and Napster. The sites on the list “have become the virtual wallpaper of our lives,” according to Naughton. The Observer is said to be “Britain’s oldest Sunday newspaper,” and Naughton, who writes a column for The Observer, wrote the book, A brief history of the Future: Origins of the Internet. Thanks to Slashdot for mentioning that story.

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