World Wide Web Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: World Wide Web Foundation
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Internet Is Now One Billion Websites Deep

Have you ever wondered, “How big is the internet?” Well, according to the New York Daily News , the internet now contains a whopping one billion websites . This figure comes from Internet Live Stats, a real-time monitor that tracks the number of websites ... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Women's rights at the 2014 IGF

All sorts of members of the internet community got together for the 2014 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul from September 2-5. There were hundreds of workshops and meetings and side events, and even an entirely parallel Internet Ungovernance ... [Published Gender IT - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Connecting Istanbul and London to Crowdsource the Web We Want Festival

Web We Want/Southbank Centre Festival. Image used with permission. Twenty-five years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and gave it to the world. To mark this anniversary, we are building a major new three-part festival at Southbank ... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Barefoot Lawyer Gets Global Acclaim

By Benon Herbert OlukaA community initiative started in 2012 with an iPhone 3Gs phone to provide free online legal services to Ugandans has thrust a young Ugandan lawyer onto the global stage.The latest accolade for legal trailblazer Gerald Abila, the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'

SINGAPORE, Aug 28 (Reuters) - 'Open data' - the trove of data-sets made publicly available by governments, organisations and businesses - isn't normally linked to high-wire politics, but just may have saved last month's Indonesian presidential elections ... [Published CNBC - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish, international activists share circumvention tactics at 2014 Internet Governance Forum

By MK for APCNewsMONTREAL , 20 August 2014On the eve of the global Internet Governance Forum ( IGF ) in Istanbul, 1 September 2014, the Association for Progressive Communications ( APC ), Tactical Technology Collective (Tactical Tech) and World Wide Web ... [Published Association for Progressive Communications - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Lawyers and web experts attack UK’s fast-tracking of surveillance legislation

The World Wide Web Foundation and the U.K. Law Society have both strongly criticized the British government for attempting to fast-track the new Data Retention and Investigation Powers (DRIP) Act , which is meant to keep existing surveillance powers ... [Published GigaOM - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Is open data improving governance?

The concept of open data is a simple and attractive one: the information that governments amass as they go about their business should be available for citizens to pour over, helping them solve problems and hold politicians to account.But are the governments ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jun 26 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Building the Evidence Base for Open Data

“Open data” has become the new paradigm for developed and developing countries alike.  Countries including the UK , Kenya , Ghana , and the United States among many others have launched open data portals (to varying degrees of success) to increase ... [Published Global Health Policy - May 15 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

Web in danger of Facebook 'takeover'

The inventor of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, warned the web is ‘in the balance’ as technology giants against closing parts of the web to new users. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, today launched a new push to stop ... [Published Telegraph - May 07 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Internet founder's Magna Carta plea

The founder of the World Wide Web Sir Tim Berners-Lee wants a "global Magna Carta" to make the internet safer and more democratic, a seminar in London has been told.Sir Tim was speaking at the launch of the Web We Want Festival, which will run at the ... [Published TalkTalk - May 07 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

Pesco on the "World Wide Weird"

Just like Boing Boing, this year marks the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web. To celebrate, I wrote an essay titled " World Wide Weird ." It's part of the " The Webby 25 for 25 ," a series pieces presented by The Webby Awards, The World Wide Web ... [Published Boing Boing - May 07 2014]

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"For us to be recognised internationally shows an appreciation of the innovations that are happening in Uganda. It is an endorsement of the sort of work BareFoot law does and of our legal system, especially coming in light of all the negative things that keep coming up about Uganda's legal system" said the 2013 Young Achievers Awards category winner
While Singaporean agencies and businesses warm to the idea of freeing up data, Arnold cautions that it must be used responsibly. "It's still critical that people use it in a respectful fashion" he says
"When people all over the world get mad at the American NSA, they are forgetting the UK's GCHQ, and they're assuming that they're not a major figure but in fact it's GCHQ who have been doing major spying, it's GCHQ that has been acting as the handmaiden of the NSA."

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The Internet Is Now One Billion Websites Deep [Published Inquisitr - Sep 18 2014]
Women's rights at the 2014 IGF [Published Gender IT - Sep 09 2014]
Connecting Istanbul and London to Crowdsource t... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 04 2014]
Barefoot Lawyer Gets Global Acclaim [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
In democracy and disaster, emerging world embra... [Published CNBC - Aug 27 2014]
Turkish, international activists share circumve... [Published Association for Progressive Communications - Aug 21 2014]
Lawyers and web experts attack UK’s fast-tracki... [Published GigaOM - Jul 11 2014]
Lawyers and web experts attack UK’s fast-tracki... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 11 2014]
Is open data improving governance? [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jun 26 2014]
Building the Evidence Base for Open Data [Published Global Health Policy - May 15 2014]
Internet founder's Magna Carta plea [Published TalkTalk - May 07 2014]
Pesco on the "World Wide Weird" [Published Boing Boing - May 07 2014]
Web in danger of Facebook 'takeover' [Published Telegraph - May 07 2014]
Surveillance, ICANN transition dominate Brazil ... [Published Techworld.com - Apr 25 2014]
Engaging with Global Civil Society and Business... [Published ICANN Blog - Mar 27 2014]
Sweden tops Berners-Lee’s Web Index survey [Published Topnews.in - Sep 06 2012]
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Connecting Istanbul and London to Crowdsource t... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 04 2014]
Web We Want/Southbank Centre Festival. Image used with permission. Twenty-five years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web and gave it to the world. To mark this anniversary, we are building a major new three-part festival at Southbank ...
Lawyers and web experts attack UK’s fast-tracki... [Published GigaOM - Jul 11 2014]
The World Wide Web Foundation and the U.K. Law Society have both strongly criticized the British government for attempting to fast-track the new Data Retention and Investigation Powers (DRIP) Act , which is meant to keep existing surveillance powers ...
Lawyers and web experts attack UK’s fast-tracki... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 11 2014]
The World Wide Web Foundation and the U.K. Law Society have both strongly criticized the British government for attempting to fast-track the new Data Retention and Investigation Powers (DRIP) Act , which is meant to keep existing surveillance powers ...
Is open data improving governance? [Published Zunia.org RSS - Jun 26 2014]
The concept of open data is a simple and attractive one: the information that governments amass as they go about their business should be available for citizens to pour over, helping them solve problems and hold politicians to account.But are the governments ...
Building the Evidence Base for Open Data [Published Global Health Policy - May 15 2014]
“Open data” has become the new paradigm for developed and developing countries alike.  Countries including the UK , Kenya , Ghana , and the United States among many others have launched open data portals (to varying degrees of success) to increase ...
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