Too much English on the web, say experts

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Too much English on the web, say experts02.11.2006 – 09:29 CET | By Lisbeth Kirk
Experts from around the world gathering for the first Internet Governance Forum in Athens have criticised the predominant use of English on the World Wide Web.

“Some 90 percent of 6,000 languages [used today] are not represented on the Internet,” said Yoshinori Imai of Japan's Broadcasting Corporation, (NHK), at the UN-sponsored forum.


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