Internet Governance Glossary


2.1 World Wide Web / WWW / Web

The most popular of all Internet services and applications (often used interchangeably with the Internet) that provides users with the ability:
•to access information and services while connected to the Internet,
•to publish information, and
•to offer services that can be accessed by anybody else in the Internet.


The World Wide Web is one of the biggest services running on the Internet. The multitude of other services implemented over the Internet includes e-mail, file transfer, voice over IP (VOIP), digital TV, remote computer control, newsgroups, and online games.


7.2.18 World Wide Web Foundation / WWW Foundation / Web Foundation

The Web Foundation is a non-profit organization which was established 1009 by WWW  inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and is devoted to achieving a world in which all people can use the Web to communicate, collaborate and innovate freely, building bridges across the divides that threaten our shared future.