On The Ground Impact
Building a better, safer, stronger Internet and enabling sustainable growth for the future.

See the Difference You Can Make

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You Can Build the Internet

Community networks turn people from consumers of the Internet to Citizen-builders of the Internet.
Nominate Someone!

Nominations Open

It's time to have your say. Nominate someone great for the ISOC Board of Trustees!
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Shine The Light

We want you to boost the profile of incredible women who are pushing boundaries using technology. Who do you want to #ShineTheLight on?


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The 2016 Internet Governance Forum takes place in Guadalajara, Mexico, from 6th to 9th of December.

The Internet Technical Community has the pleasure to invite you to join us for a Cocktail Reception on December 7 at the PALCCO, from 18:30 - 20:30 (local time).

12 - 14 December 2016
Reston, VA, USA


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07 December 2016

At the 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a United Nations-convened conference taking place in Mexico, 6-9 December, the Internet Society urged the global Internet community to redouble its efforts in addressing the wave of unprecedented challenges facing the Internet.

06 December 2016

We have a choice. We can let others take the lead, or we can be resolute and fight for the future we all want.

23 November 2016

Findings from the 2016 Global Internet Report show 59 percent of users admit they would likely not do business with a company which had suffered a data breach. Highlighting the extent of the data breach problem, the report makes key recommendations for building user trust in the online environment, stating that more needs to be done to protect online personal information.