Tim Berners-Lee, in an attempt at reframing the web, has drafted, together with others, a Contract for the Web. The Contract has 9 guiding principles. The Contract for the Web included representatives from over 80 organizations, representing governments, companies and civil society, and sets out commitments to guide digital policy agendas. To achieve the Contract’s goals, governments, companies, civil society and individuals must commit to sustained policy development, advocacy, and implementation of the Contract text.
Contract for the Web has 9 principles:
- Principle 1 – Ensure everyone can connect to the internet
- Principle 2 – Keep all of the internet available, all of the time
- Principle 3 – Respect and protect people’s fundamental online privacy and data rights
- Principle 4 – Make the internet affordable and accessible to everyone.
- Principle 5 – Respect and protect people’s privacy and personal data to build online trust.
- Principle 6 – Develop technologies that support the best in humanity and challenge the worst.
- Principle 7 – Be creators and collaborators on the Web.
- Principle 8 – Build strong communities that respect civil discourse and human dignity.
- Principle 9 – Fight for the Web
Please endorse and sign the Contract.