“As the web reshapes our world, we have a responsibility to make sure it works for all of humanity, not just a privileged few.” States, institutions, and citizens have a huge role to play. Read @timberners_lee full remarks at the @Europarl_EN here:
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“He wanted a dog that would bite a Black person. But he didn’t say it that nice.” One town’s police dog sent nine people to the hospital in one year, sometimes for minor offenses or for no crime at all. All but one of those mauled were Black.
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And while more than half of the world is now connected to the internet, the digital divide is more than the online/offline binary. To really tackle digital inequality, policy goals must also consider the quality of access people have.
To do that, we urgently need an ambitious, coordinated effort to make sure that everyone can access the benefits of digital technology. The Contract for the Web will help us get there — the first global plan of action for the web we want.
📅 TODAY at 15.00 (UTC+01): Watch web inventor and our co-founder @timberners_lee at the internet as a human right dialogue between @Europarl_EN @EP_President @DavidSassoli , @EU_Commission @UvdLeyen , Professor Romano Prodi, and Simona Levi.
The sudden shift to online learning platforms is producing a lost generation of children. Already disadvantaged by poverty and inequity, they are now in danger of falling further behind. #TheWebThisWeek
“As the web reshapes our world, we have a responsibility to make sure it works for all of humanity, not just a privileged few.” Nations, institutions, and citizens have a huge role to play. Read @timberners_lee full remarks at the @Europarl_EN here:
Inability to afford a basic smartphone device could mean being cut off from vital information and services. Here are some policy tools that can help reduce the cost of devices and increase affordable access and #MeaningfulConnectivity for all.