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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

Join the Web Foundation at the Stockholm Internet Forum for a conversation about emerging digital challenges and how to ensure the web is truly for everyone.   Date: Thursday, 18 May Read more

“When Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989, I was 15 and growing up in extremely challenging conditions as a young girl. I wish I had been able to access the internet and knewRead more

Today, we’re pleased to announce that José M. Alonso has been named as interim CEO of the World Wide Web Foundation. Currently our Digital Citizenship Programme Director, Jose takes over fromRead more

In our work to tackle the growing digital gender gap and enable universal access — regardless of gender, income, or location — we often mention the potential of Universal Service and AccessRead more

Web Foundation meets the Global Innovation Gathering at re:publica Alongside the re:publica conference in Berlin this week, the Web Foundation is hosting a policy dialogue in partnership withRead more