The Internet Society is the world’s trusted independent source of leadership for Internet Policy, technology standards and future development. It was formed in 1992 by Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn, two of the “Fathers of the Internet”. To promote the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world.
Message from the Chairperson
A warm welcome to the Internet Society - Gauteng Chapter. Our strategic objective is to advance policies, work on strategies that strengthen the Internet and educate and inform policy makers, civil society, industry, and others so they join us in advancing Internet policies and strategies.
More than simply advancing technology, ISOC works to ensure the Internet continues to grow and evolve as a platform for innovation, economic development, and social progress for people around the world.
With head offices in the USA, Switzerland and with more than 100 Chapters across the world. ISOC continues to develop as an open platform that empowers people to share ideas and connect in new and innovative. The Internet Society supports the evolution of the Internet through technical expertise, capacity building and innovation.
ISOC-Gauteng is affiliated to ISOC and I would like to take this opportunity to urge all members to go to the ISOC website (www.internetsociety.org) and take note of all the resources they offer. Internet Society Gauteng Chapter (ISOC-Gauteng) The Chapter was established in 2013, with a Vision to promote the development of an open and accessible Internet in South Africa.