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Fact Sheet for World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Contact: Europe, Middle East, and AfricaERCIM2004, route des LuciolesSophia-Antipolis06410 Biot FranceGeneral Tel: +33.4.92.38.50.76Fax: +33.4.92.38.78.22Japan and KoreaKeio University5322 EndoFujisawa, Kanagawa 252-8520 Japan General Tel: +81.466.49.1170Fax: +81.466.49.1171All other countries, including in the Americas and AustraliaMIT32 Vassar StreetRoom 32-G515Cambridge, MA 02139 USAGeneral Tel: +1.617.253.2613Fax: +1.617.258.5999
Homepage: http://www.w3.org
Description: The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. W3C's mission is:To lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing protocols and guidelines that ensure long-term growth for the WebThe World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C is a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.
Leaders: Tim Berners-Lee, Director
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