Inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, unveiled the World Wide Web Foundation’s global plan of action, Contract for the Web, at the United Nations Internet Governance Forum in Berlin1. The unveiling came a year after he launched the initiative at the Web Summit in Lisbon2, as he urged the world to act now to avoid what he called a “digital dystopia”3. The Contract aims to protect the web as a force for good, and calls upon governments, civil society and individuals to commit to “sustained policy development, advocacy and implementation” of its text. Individuals can endorse the Contract on their own behalf, or on behalf of their organisation through its website.
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