Democratising the world wide web

The creator of the world wide web, has been outlining new ways of democratising the internet for the vast majority of the world’s population who are not online.

Tim Berners-Lee launched the World Wide Web Foundation during the Internet Governance Forum at Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt, where the Council of Europe has been making its presence felt with calls for greater respect of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.

The World Wide Web Foundation develops programs to advance the Web as a medium that empowers people to bring about positive change.

It brings together business leaders, technology innovators, academia, governments, non-governmental organisations, experts, developers and end users to tackle internet access-related issues on a global scale.

Charles Amponsah, from the Council of Europe, has been attending the IGF in Egypt to learn more about the ambitious project.

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