WWW FAQs: Do you sponsor a lottery?

2006-05-23: No. There are currently bogus, fraudulent junk emails going out which claim that the "World Wide Web" is sponsoring a lottery. Although I certainly did not invent the Web, people sometimes confuse me with Tim Berners-Lee, who did invent the Web. Tim Berners-Lee doesn't sponsor lotteries either. See I got an email saying I won a lottery. Did I?

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