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GLIA Foundation is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, based in Emerald Hills, CA. Charitable contributions to GLIA Foundation are tax-deductible under US law.


Founded and headed by Richard S. Whitt, the Foundation’s core mission is to better align modern day market, technology, and political institutions with the greater public good.

Chief goals include developing and promoting programs that enhance core human values -- such as human autonomy and agency, trust, and openness -- through the governance of technology, market, and political systems. 


One of the Foundation’s core initiatives, the GLIAnet project, seeks to build new Web ecosystems founded on trustworthy fiduciaries, digital lifestreams, Personal AIs, and symmetrical interfaces.


Ongoing and future projects include conducting multidisciplinary research, creating educational campaigns, providing targeted outreach, supporting cross-sector collaborations, and presenting advocacy.

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