World Wide Web Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: World Wide Web Foundation
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Data hub to promote global South’s research nears launch

Several research institutes are preparing to launch a prototype open-access ‘warehouse’ of digital data to help increase the online accessibility of development research coming from the global South and boost their decision-making influence.The Global ... [Published SciDev.Net - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mozambique joins A4AI

Mozambique has joined the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), becoming the third developing country to participate in the initiative alongside Nigeria and Ghana.The Mozambican government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the A4AI in ... [Published HumanIPO - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Open data apps are all the rage in India

App developers are breathing new life into India's open government initiativeMore InsightsWhen India launched its  open government data  (OGD) portal a year ago, there was skepticism over the utility of putting random, disparate, and humongous data sets ... [Published Information Week India - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Internet pioneer, IBM CEO to get RPI honorary degrees

TroyRensselaer Polytechnic Institute will welcome two pioneers of the Internet age to its graduation ceremonies this spring.In fact, one of the three people receiving honorary degrees is the inventor of the World Wide Web, Timothy John Berners-Lee.A graduate ... [Published Times Union - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

www: Happy 25th Anniversary

The world wide web marked the 25th Anniversary of its ‘invention’ with a new campaign for a ‘free, open and truly global Internet’. ‘The Web We Want‘ campaign was launched by the World Wide Web Foundation, established by British scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee. ... [Published Friday Gurgaon - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 2 reports

New campaign amid NSA revelations

San Francisco - The world wide web marked the 25th anniversary of its invention on Wednesday with a new campaign for a "free, open and truly global Internet."The Web We Want campaign was launched by the World Wide Web Foundation, established by British ... [Published IOL - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 2 reports

Celebrating the 25Th Anniversary of the World Wide Web

Today the full original name of the World Wide Web is being seen everywhere as people all around the world join together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the proposal that Tim Berners-Lee submitted at CERN that led to the creation of the "Web" we ... [Published CircleID - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 2 reports

Web Inventor's Bold Call: Time for 'Online Magna Carta'

Tim Berners-Lee issues call for "a global constitution – a bill of rights" to defend digital rights- Andrea Germanos, staff writerAs the World Wide Web celebrates its 25th anniversary Wednesday, Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the system, is calling ... [Published Common Dreams - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 5 reports

The World Wide Web is 25 years old

This week marks the silver anniversary of the World Wide Web. Its 25 years since Sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal to improve communications at the CERN research organisation; a proposal that would eventually lead to the creation of a browsable web. ... [Published Fonecast.com - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 3 reports

25 years after inventing the web, Tim Berners-Lee invites users to help draft global “bill of rights”

Tim Berners-Lee, the British scientist who effectively invented the web with a proposal 25 years ago on Wednesday, has used the anniversary to establish a campaign called Web We Want . He wants people to sign up to this campaign and help draft a global ... [Published GigaOM - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 5 reports

Web founder celebrates 25 years with call for internet bill of rights

Two and a half decades ago, Tim Berners-Lee submitted a proposal that led to the creation of the World Wide Web, and now he's back with knighthood on his side to make sure it stays open and free.Web We Want is celebrating 25 years since the birth of the ... [Published TechRadar.com - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 2 reports

Internet must remain free beyond 25th birthday – Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the internet, has called for renewed efforts to ensure the internet remains free and accessible to all as it celebrates its 25th birthday today.Inviting everyone to celebrate the success to date of the internet and discuss ... [Published HumanIPO - Mar 12 2014]

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60. The obligation to "respect and to ensure to all individuals within its territory and subject to its jurisdiction" of Article 2...
...He continues to be an active member of the group today. In 2009, he established the World Wide Web Foundation to "tackle the fundamental obstacles to realizing his vision of an open Web available, usable, and valuable for everyone." The group
...Industry Canada's "Report on Plans and Priorities for 2014-15" quietly referenced "modernizing the privacy regime to better protect consumer privacy online" as a legislative priority for the coming year, the clearest signal yet that the government plans to re-introduce privacy reform
"The Web is humanity connected," said Anne Jellema, CEO of the World Wide Web Foundation. "Twenty-five years since the birth of the Web, we’re only just beginning to scratch the surface of the social benefits [it] can deliver."

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Data hub to promote global South’s research nea... [Published SciDev.Net - Apr 16 2014]
Joint Submission to OHCHR Consultation in Conne... [Published Human Rights Watch - Apr 08 2014]
UN must reject mass surveillance to protect glo... [Published Ifex - Apr 03 2014]
Mozambique joins A4AI [Published HumanIPO - Apr 03 2014]
Mozambique becomes first SADC country to join A4AI [Published CIO East Africa - Apr 03 2014]
Open data apps are all the rage in India [Published Information Week India - Apr 03 2014]
Chase Bank extends Gold sponsorship to Pivot East [Published CIO East Africa - Apr 02 2014]
Internet pioneer, IBM CEO to get RPI honorary d... [Published Times Union - Mar 28 2014]
Engaging with Global Civil Society and Business... [Published ICANN Blog - Mar 27 2014]
Technology Leader and IBM CEO Virginia M. Romet... [Published Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Mar 26 2014]
First tweets of eight influential UK tech leaders [Published IT Pro UK - Mar 21 2014]
www: Happy 25th Anniversary [Published Friday Gurgaon - Mar 21 2014]
World Wide Web turns 25 [Published Individual.com - Mar 19 2014]
Celebrating 25 years of going online [Published Horncastle News - Mar 18 2014]
From Lawless Cyberspace to an Internet 'Magna C... [Published TheTyee.ca - Mar 18 2014]
The Web We Want: Could Canada Lead on a Digital... [Published Toronto Star Online - Mar 14 2014]
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says US spying... [Published Computer Weekly - Mar 14 2014]
Happy Birthday Internet: 25 Years of Milestones [Published FOXBusiness.com - Mar 13 2014]
Blog digest March 13: Web inventor calls for 'O... [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 13 2014]
Computer Scientist Tim Berners-Lee Talks Today’... [Published US Science News - Mar 13 2014]
New campaign amid NSA revelations [Published IOL - Mar 13 2014]
How the web was born: WWW turns 25 [Published Gulf News - Mar 13 2014]
Celebrating the 25Th Anniversary of the World W... [Published CircleID - Mar 13 2014]
The World Wide Web is 25 years old [Published Fonecast.com - Mar 12 2014]
Web Inventor's Bold Call: Time for 'Online Magn... [Published Common Dreams - Mar 12 2014]
Web founder celebrates 25 years with call for i... [Published TechRadar.com - Mar 12 2014]
As Web turns 25, founder calls for Internet Bil... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Mar 12 2014]
What Would An Internet Bill Of Rights Look Like? [Published ReadWriteWeb - Mar 12 2014]
What Would An Internet Bill Of Rights Look Like? [Published ReadWriteWeb - Mar 12 2014]
World Wide Web turns 25 this month [Published Citytv - Mar 12 2014]
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Engaging with Global Civil Society and Business... [Published ICANN Blog - Mar 27 2014]
by Christopher Mondini and Riccardo Ruffolo, ICANN Global Stakeholder Engagement “…the key questions of human rights and accessibility of the Internet for all, and inclusivity of all interests [have] become very important…” These were some of the ...
What Would An Internet Bill Of Rights Look Like? [Published ReadWriteWeb - Mar 12 2014]
On March 12, 1989, British inventor Tim Berners-Lee filed the proposal for an "information management system" that would later become known as the World Wide Web. Now, on the Web's 25th birthday, Berners-Lee is calling for something to be done about ...
25 years after inventing the web, Tim Berners-L... [Published GigaOM - Mar 12 2014]
Tim Berners-Lee, the British scientist who effectively invented the web with a proposal 25 years ago on Wednesday, has used the anniversary to establish a campaign called Web We Want . He wants people to sign up to this campaign and help draft a global ...
25 years after inventing the web, Tim Berners-L... [Published GigaOM Network - Mar 12 2014]
Tim Berners-Lee, the British scientist who effectively invented the web with a proposal 25 years ago on Wednesday, has used the anniversary to establish a campaign called Web We Want . He wants people to sign up to this campaign and help draft a global ...
Berners-Lee blasts surveillance as a threat to ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Nov 30 2013]
Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee has warned that government surveillance and censorship will threaten the democratic nature of the web. Berners-Lee made his comments as his World Wide Web Foundation (WWWF) released its annual web index report , ...
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