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“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

This Wednesday at re:publica we’ll be discussing digital inequality and how we make sure the open web serves as a force for inclusion. Social, economic and cultural disparities are acceleratingRead more

On May 23 the Web Foundation will launch the 4th edition of the Open Data Barometer (ODB). The Barometer is  a global measure of how governments are publishing and using open data forRead more

On April 29, all language editions of Wikipedia were blocked by the government in Turkey, interfering with the right to information for millions. Turkey’s Information and CommunicationRead more

Today Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai made clear he intends to dismantle strong net neutrality protections in the US. If approved, his plan would reverse a 2015 FCCRead more

Want to hear from the Web Foundation more often? Starting in May, we’re going to be trialling a new weekly newsletter – The Web This Week – a collection of links, snippets andRead more