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

Press Releases and Statements

Media Coverage

EPIC Grant Winners Include Municipal Networks and Community Connectivity Solutions

Community Networks

‘Welcome to the Mesh, Brother’: Guerrilla Wi-Fi Comes to New York


Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya Exchange 80% Internet Traffic Locally

The Guardian Nigeria

The Street Journal

‘Internet Exchange Points Critical to Access, Connectivity’

This Day Live

Internet Restrictions Hold Back Africa’s Economic Growth, Study Finds

New Delhi Times


Internet restrictions are curbing Africa’s economic growth, findings

Illinois News Today

It’s boom time for Africa’s internet exchange points development


IXPN crosses 70% traffic mark placing Nigeria among ‘developed internet ecosystem’

Technology Times

Why Internet Exchange Points are critical to boosting connectivity in Africa

TechMetro Africa

Internet Exchange Points Are Critical to Improving Internet Access and Lowering Connectivity Costs in Africa, Says New Report From the Internet Society


The Deeper Root Cause of the Fastly and Akamai Outages


Deadline of July 2 to Nominate People for Jonathan B. Postel Service Award


Senior Executive Leadership Team

Andrew Sullivan
Andrew Sullivan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jane Coffin

Senior Vice President, Internet Growth

Joe Hall head shot
Joseph Lorenzo Hall

Senior Vice President, Strong Internet

Rinalia Abdul Rahim
Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Senior Vice President, Strategy, Communications and Engagement

Sally Shipman Wentworth

Senior Vice President, Project Staff

Sandy Spector

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Business Operations

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