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Yesterday, Wikileaks published what it claims is a cache of confidential documents from the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), detailing the agency’s hacking and surveillanceRead more

At the Web Foundation, we’re marking International Women’s Day by calling on governments to #BeBoldForChange — specifically, to be bold in prioritising policies that enhanceRead more

This post originally appeared on our Open Data Labs website   A celebration of Open Data Day in Jakarta What: “Open is the New Smart: Making Cities Work for Citizens” Event Where:Read more

New research we have published with Transparency International finds that five major G20 countries are failing to meet commitments they made in 2015 to use open data in the fight againstRead more

Governments around the world are beginning to open up public data – a shift in attitude towards information that has the potential to make government more transparent and accountable toRead more

What’s at stake? This Wednesday, February 15th, the German government will decide on a matter of significant importance to the country’s fight against corruption, money-laundering andRead more

Today, the UN International Day for Women and Girls in Science, aims  to celebrate the critical contribution of women in science and technology. But we should not forget how great the digitalRead more

Our Focus “This is for everyone.” This simple message is what Sir Tim Berners-Lee — the inventor of the web, and founding director of the Web Foundation — shared with 900 millionRead more

Help us find our new CEO!

February 10, 2017

As we announced in December 2016, CEO Anne Jellema will move on this year after five years in the role. We’ve now begun the formal search process to find our new leader, and we’d like toRead more