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    • Accellera Systems Initiative

      We endorse the Modern Paradigm of Standards as an important and timely movement towards establishing open and cooperative global standards development principles. As an international standards setting organization dedicated to […]

      Chairman, Shishpal Rawat

    • Adobe Support

      “OpenStand is good for the Web, good for users, and good for Adobe. It increases innovation, openness, and allows greater participation in evolving the Internet.”

      Carl Cargill, Principal Scientist

    • Advance Computing and Research Limited

      As a newly formed company interested in computing and research and having an experience in the web development sector we see this to be a powerful way to provide more […]

      Jahlom Agboado

    • Afilias

      As a member of the Internet Society and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and an active participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Afilias is pleased to see […]

      EVP/CTO, Ram Mohan


      Our purpose in supporting the principles laid down in this document is to express our belief in the open global standards development process. We also believe in raising awareness in […]

      CEO, Adiel Akplogan


      We support Open Standard principles because we believe that an open and free Internet, as well as the open standards and commitment to technical merit, brings not only interoperability between […]

      General Manager, Simon Phillips

    • LACNIC

      We believe that the power of the Internet to foster innovation and growth is based in the cooperation among all their stakeholders. One of the pillars of this cooperation model […]

      CEO, Raúl Echeberría

    • Leadmine Pond Productions

      After having focused on Flash development for nearly 10 years because it was ubiquitous across nearly all platforms I have decided that adhering to the modern paradigm for web standards […]

      Founder, John Glynn

    • NLnet Labs

      The principles ensure standard processes to be accessible for individuals, SMEs, and enterprises and allow for an innovative environment in which high quality interoperable protocols are being developed. The principles […]

      Director, Olaf Kolkman

    • RIPE NCC

      The RIPE NCC supports the Modern Paradigm for Global Standards Development and its principles as the basis upon which modern, inclusive standards development processes should be organised. An open, balanced […]

      Managing Director, Axel Pawlik

    • The Center for Democracy & Technology

      The Center for Democracy & Technology has long believed in the importance of open, bottom-up Internet standards processes in making the Internet an unrivaled platform for communication, commerce, and freedom. […]

      CEO, Leslie Harris

    • User Testing Australia™

      Congratulations on the launch and Joint Statement of Affirmation. We take great pride in promoting the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) guidelines as central to our work in user experience […]

      Co-founder, Cliff Edwards

    • VPN Consortium

      As a international industry trade association that relies on open standards for securing the Internet, the VPN Consortium strongly supports the Modern Paradigm for Standards. The five principles embodied by […]

      Director, Paul Hoffman

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