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Founded in 1992 by Internet pioneers, the Internet Society (ISOC) is a global non-profit organization working to ensure the Internet remains a force for good for everyone. Through its community of members, special interest groups, and 120+ chapters around the world, the organization defends and promotes Internet policies, standards, and protocols that keep the Internet open, globally connected, trustworthy, and secure.

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Organization Members are companies and organizations from the technology community, business, academia, and the not-for-profit sector.

Chapters and Special Interest Groups in 105 countries are comprised of local volunteers who run programs and activities that support our principles and mission.

The Internet Society has subject matter experts on a variety of topics related to the Internet including: Internet access and connectivity, Internet shutdowns and other disruptions, Internet regulation, encryption, network routing security, among others. Please contact Allesandra de Santillana at [email protected].

Press Releases and Statements

Media Coverage

EU’s contempt for encryption puts all Europeans at risk


What is an SSL Certificate?

Business Telegraph

The Future of the Web: The good, the bad and the very weird


Alumni Network – Internet Society


OPINION: Bangladesh: New online content regulation, localisation rules threaten privacy

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Good internet will increase Africa’s competitiveness, innovation – expert

The New Times

Africa must collaborate to ease internet access – experts

The New Times



Harald A. Summa and the Internet Society’s Organizational Member Advisory Council

eco – Association of the Internet Industry

Why Is Network Hijacking Not Considered a Threat to National Security?


Expanding internet access in Africa

CNBC Africa

Bangladesh’s new data protection law grants more power to the state than its people

Rest of World

Leading image: Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt interviewing Godfrey Chimbwanda (53), District Schools Inspector, in Murambinda, Zimbabwe on 24 May 2018. © Internet Society / Nyani Quarmyne / Panos Pictures