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The Web Belongs to All of Us

In 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. Then, he gave it to the world for free. Now, it’s up to all of us to protect and enhance it. Find out more about Sir Tim, the history of the Web and how the Web Foundation is creating a better Web for all.

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The Web Foundation was established in 2009 by the inventor of the Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

Today, we’re working with more than 160 partner organisations to advance our mission in over 70 countries.

We’re helping to change the lives of over 2 billion people by connecting everyone, raising voices and enhancing participation through the open Web.

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