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Category Archives: Internet Governance

W3C Strategic Highlights: Outreach to the world (W3C Liaisons)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) W3C Liaisons Liaisons and coordination with numerous organizations and SDOs is crucial for W3C to: avoid duplication of work; mitigate different milestones timing, different confidentiality rules, different IPR, different vision of the Web; make sure standards […]
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Video: Web Accessibility Standards and Benefits

The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) published a four-minute video introducing web accessibility, standards, and benefits: Watch “Web Accessibility” (4:07) This video was published on December 3rd, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It is part of an accessibility project the Internet Society (ISOC) is working on to realize their vision: “The Internet is […]
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DOI/DONA vs. the Internet

I’ve recently been looking at some of the DO (Digital Object) literature, and DOI/DONA, and I’m still not clear what it amounts to nowadays. I’ve discussed it a bit internally at W3C and wanted to share my views here as well. If it wasn’t for the IoT and ITU context, I’d say it’ll have a […]
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Celebrating 20th birthday in Japan – ASIA strong in Web standards –

W3C20 ASIA is the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the founding of the first W3C Asian host at Keio University in Japan in September 1996. The celebration consisted of three parts: a technical seminar, keynotes and the reception. The celebration gathered evangelists, specialists and experts to talk about various areas and use cases and topics, including future […]
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Invitation to upcoming GIPO sessions at EuroDIG

I participate in GIPO (Global Internet Policy Observatory), to help frame the dialog on Internet Governance, and in the context of the upcoming European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) taking place in Brussels on 9-10 June 2016, a number of sessions will be devoted to GIPO with experts and interested stakeholders. I’ll be there! You may […]
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W3C and NETmundial

On 24 December 2014, the Inaugural Coordination Council of the NETmundial Initiative was announced. The NMI is being set up to implement the Internet Governance NETmundial Principles and, according to their recent declaration, will start with a phase of community discussions on their exact charter and roles. Jean-François Abramatic, former W3C Chairman and currently W3C […]
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W3C Celebrates Two Years of OpenStand

Two years ago, IEEE, the Internet Architecture Board (IAB), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Internet Society and World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced a set of principles for modern standards development under the banner OpenStand. As one measure of the usefulness of the OpenStand principles, I decided to compare them with the Open Standards Principles […]
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