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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.

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Media Coverage

Facebook & Co. demand: Strengthen the encryption!

Market Research Telecast

Key factors for regulating encryption under Indian cyber law


Making the Web safer and more secure for everyone

Let’s Encrypt

Watch Edward Snowden launch Global Encryption Day


Want to Help Guide the Future of the MANRS Routing Security Initiative?


How IOT devices are embracing security


Should Landlords Be Required to Pay for Your Internet?


BOLT program to fund projects aimed to boost internet access and connectivity


Encryption protects the marginalised – and it’s under threat


Digital divide fix at risk as $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill stalls


Watch This Four-Part Educational Video Series on Building Wireless Networks

Community Networks

Internet Society Brainstorms Indigenous Peoples Broadband Solutions

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Senior Executive Leadership Team

Andrew Sullivan
Andrew Sullivan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jane Coffin

Senior Vice President, Internet Growth

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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

In Memoriam

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