Delivering Digital Equality: The Web Foundation’s 2017 – 2022 Strategy

“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 million people during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. It reflects the web’s past — in particular, Sir Tim’s decision to gift his invention to the world for free. More importantly, it summarises his hopes and desires for humanity’s future — that the web and other related technologies become equalising forces that benefit all of us.

True to this vision, the Web Foundation has chosen to focus our 2017 – 2022 strategy on delivering ‘digital equality’ — using the open web to build a more equal world. Why? Because despite the wave of creativity, innovation and collaboration unleashed by the web, the reality is that today, the web is not for everyone. (…) »