Quantcast

Latest World Wide Web Foundation Stories

Web Index Report Ranks Countries On Web Usage
2012-09-06 06:04:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sweden topped the list of a new global index of countries getting the most out of the Internet socially and politically, followed by the United States and the United Kingdom. The Web Index was compiled by Sir Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web Foundation, which ranked 61 countries in seven different categories -- communications infrastructure, institutional infrastructure, web content, web use, political impact, economic impact and...

366df3f7dffdbecefe1eaf1c17530d7d1
2008-09-15 15:18:57

World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee believes a new system needs to be implemented to help separate Internet fact from fiction. Speaking with BBC News, Sir Tim expressed concern about the way the Internet has fueled the spread of inaccurate information. Sir Tim made his comments shortly before the unveiling of his World Wide Web Foundation, which aims to improve the web's global accessibility. The foundation will also examine ways to help users verify the reliability and trustworthiness...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
Related