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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.

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

The EU, US, and 32 other countries just announced a ‘Declaration for the Future of the Internet’

The Verge

Governments intentionally shut down internet 182 times across 34 countries in 2021: report

The Record

China again signals desire to shape IPv6 standards

The Register

In the dark: the internet sparked a revolution, then it was turned off

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US Treasury tries to avoid Russian ‘splinternet’ with general license for internet services

Reporters Committee

Internet Society Mid Career Fellowship 2022


Are the new online laws designed for the 2023 polls?

The Daily Star

How enterprises can manage data pathways to ensure security


U.S. Eases Off Telecom Sanctions That Could Encourage A Russian Splinternet


Internet leaders’ concern over revised article on web authentication


The Internet Society Announces New Appointments To The Public Interest Registry Board Of Directors


April 7, 1969: RFC1 and the Internet’s (symbolic) birthdate

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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