Sir Tim Berners-Lee launches campaign to save the web

The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has launched a global campaign that aims to save the online world and protect the people who use it. Citing the profit-first actions of ecommerce websites and fake news as some of the problems with the web, the campaign's 'Contract for the Web' has already attracted signatures from over 50 organisations, including Facebook and Google.

The core principals of the Contract for the Web strive to protect the open web as 'a public good and a basic right for everyone'. To ensure the web serves humanity, these principals target everyone from governments to companies and citizens. Find out more with the video below, and add your voice to the conversation with the hashtag: #ForTheWeb campaign

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.