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Derrick
04-18-2012, 12:56 PM
The Internet Society or ISOC is an international, non-profit organization founded during 1992 to provide direction in Internet related standards, education, and policy. It states that its mission is "to assure the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world".

The Internet Society has offices near Washington, DC, USA, and in Geneva, Switzerland. It has a membership base comprising more than 80 organizational and more than 50,000 individual members. Members also form "chapters" based on either common geographical location or special interests. There are currently more than 90 chapters around the world.

Source: Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Society)