All posts by Coralie Mercier

About Coralie Mercier

Coralie is Head of W3C Marketing and Communications.

Celebrating the anniversary of the Web

On 12 March we celebrate an event which has both historically changed the world and is key to creating and empowering its future. In March 1989,  while at CERN, Tim Berners-Lee wrote his memo “Information Management: A Proposal” which outlined the World Wide Web. Today we celebrate a Web that is: Universal, International and truly […]

W3C expresses concerns on visa suspension that may hurt our worldwide collaboration

W3C statement in the wake of recent changes that may hurt our worldwide collaboration: Global cooperation is critical to the development of the World Wide Web. Contributors to and implementors of Web standards come together from around the world to specify and build an interoperable platform for information exchange, the Open Web Platform. Our Team […]

W3C holds events and creates opportunities at TPAC 2016, Lisbon in September

W3C is creating numerous opportunities and events this year during the TPAC 2016 week in Lisbon, Portugal, 19-23 September 2016: Monday Developer Meetup (Web Payment demo, a11y, Webauthn, Flexbox, IndieWeb, etc.) Tuesday breakfast with CEO Jeff Jaffe for W3C group Chairs Technical Plenary Day breakout sessions (Read and submit breakout topics in wiki) Publishing Community […]

Perspectives on security research, consensus and W3C Process

Linux Weekly News published a recent story called “Encrypted Media Extensions and exit conditions”, Cory Doctorow followed by publishing “W3C DRM working group chairman vetoes work on protecting security researchers and competition”. While the former is a more accurate account of the status, we feel obligated to offer corrections and clarifications to the latter, and […]

Wishing Tim Berners-Lee a happy birthday!

Today is Tim Berners-Lee‘s birthday and we’d like to wish him a very happy birthday and many happy returns of the day. Happy birthday, Tim! We are so grateful that you invented the Web  27 years ago! and that you are shepherding us, at the W3C (the Team, our members and all our 40+ Working Groups in our work including: […]

Supporting HTTPS and HSTS on w3.org

W3C servers at MIT. W3C advocates that the Web platform “actively prefer secure communication”. Thanks to recent work in the Web Application Security Working Group and supporting client implementations, and the deployment work of the W3C Systems Team, we are now able to provide HTTPS access to all W3C resources. All W3C documents, including Recommendations, […]