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Open Technology Value MultiplierImagine how different the world would be if the foundational technologies of the Internet had been anything other than open and standards-based. What if DNS, TCP/IP, email, and HTML had been proprietary technologies under the control of one vendor.

It’s safe to say that the web and the world would be vastly different — socially, technologically, and economically unrecognizable. The value of open technologies with standards behind them is that any innovator can try their hand at building something on top of that tech. Those innovators then create value for their users and customers, but, more importantly, they add additional value back into the system.

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