The Open Web Foundation is an interesting new initiative which shows that a new generation is interested in standards. They have different needs. They are willing to create something new. Alternatively, they have lost faith in the traditional players like national standards bodies (certainly) as well as players of the 1990s' Internet age, such as Oasis and W3C.
Read Trond-Arne's post: The New Generation of Standardistas? The Open Web Foundation (Trond's Opening Standard)