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This opinion piece, written by our Founder and web inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, was originally published in the Wall Street Journal.   As the battle around net neutrality rages again, weRead more

Today, we’re excited to share that Adrian Lovett has been named as our new President & CEO. Adrian will join us from ONE , the campaigning and advocacy organisation co-founded by U2’sRead more

This article originally appeared on SciDev.net .   True change will come if we stop treating data as a techie bolt-on and reach marginalised groups, says Ana Brandusescu, Web FoundationRead more

“Gender equality should be promoted in the design and implementation of ICTs and in the policy decisions and frameworks that regulate them.” Office of the United Nations High Commissioner forRead more

In May, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States, Ajit Pai, proposed a set of reforms that include rolling back the US’s strong net neutrality provisions.Read more

Emerging technologies are transforming societies at their core. Endless news stories predicting that AI, automation and big data will disrupt our lives can leave us feeling like bystanders in theRead more

We know that women — who are 50% less likely than men to be online — are disconnected primarily due to policy failure. The Web Foundation has been working with partners on the ground toRead more

With early open data leaders stalling, and 9 out of 10 datasets still not open, governments are missing an opportunity to win trust and engage with citizens through open data   Today weRead more

Today, the US Federal Communications Commission voted to open a process that puts net neutrality rules passed in 2015 at risk. Policy Director Craig Fagan said: “We’re disappointed the FCCRead more