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SIR TIM BERNERS-LEE GAVE THE WORLD THE WEB FOR FREE - BUT THIS GIFT NOW BELONGS TO ALL OF US. IT IS UP TO EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE
TO MAKE SURE THE WEB REMAINS ‘FOR EVERYONE’. 


YOU CAN START BY LEARNING MORE ABOUT TWO ORGANIZATIONS SIR TIM FOUNDED
TO HELP THE WEB REALIZE ITS FULL POTENTIAL:

THE FREE AND OPEN WEB FACES MANY THREATS TO ITS FUTURE. GOVERNMENT CENSORSHIP, ATTACKS ON NET NEUTRALITY AND PERSISTENTLY HIGH COSTS OF CONNECTIVITY ARE JUST THREE EXAMPLES OF OBSTACLES THAT MUST BE OVERCOME IF THE WEB IS TO BENEFIT ALL OF HUMANITY.

THE WEB FOUNDATION WAS SET UP BY SIR TIM IN 2009 TO ADVANCE AND PROTECT THE FREE AND OPEN WEB AS A PUBLIC GOOD AND A BASIC RIGHT.

WE LEAD ADVOCACY CAMPAIGNS, INFORM DEBATES THROUGH ROBUST RESEARCH AND INNOVATE TO FIND NEW SOLUTIONS TO THORNY CHALLENGES. WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OVER 160 ORGANIZATIONS, WE REACH INTO 70 COUNTRIES, AFFECTING OVER 2 BILLION PEOPLE...AND WE’D LOVE YOUR HELP.

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LED BY WEB INVENTOR TIM BERNERS-LEE AND CEO JEFFREY JAFFE, W3C'S MISSION IS TO LEAD THE WEB TO ITS FULL POTENTIAL.

THE WORLD WIDE WEB CONSORTIUM (W3C) IS AN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY WHERE MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS, A FULL-TIME STAFF, AND THE PUBLIC, WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP OPEN STANDARDS, PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES THAT ENSURE THE LONG-TERM GROWTH OF THE WEB. OUR VISION IS OF ONE WEB THAT IS ACCESSIBLE FOR EVERYONE, PROMOTES RICH INTERACTION AND FOSTERS TRUST. 

WE DESIGN THE STANDARDS THAT UNDERPIN THE WEB OPENLY AND COLLABORATIVELY, AND WE OFFER RESOURCES AND TRAINING FOR THE DEVELOPER COMMUNITY. 

TO LEARN MORE OR GET INVOLVED, PLEASE VISIT:


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