The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
- Founded in 1994 by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the Web
- Cooperation between ERCIM, Keio University, MIT
- Stabilize and maintain original Web technologies
- "Lead the Web to its full potential"
- W3C Recommendations: XML, HTML, VoiceXML, ...
- Information resources
- Community building and support