About the Internet Society, South Africa chapter and branches.
The Internet SOCiety (ISOC) (httt://www.isoc.org) is a professional membership society with more than 150 organisation and 16,000 individual members in over 180 countries. It provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organisation home of the Internet Engineering Task Force, the Internet Architecture Board, the Internet Engineering Steering Group, and the Internet Research Task Force.
Since 1992, the Internet Society has served as the international organisation for global coordination and cooperation on the Internet, promoting and maintaining a broad spectrum of activities focused on the Internet’s development, availability, and associated technologies. ISOC-ZA is the South African chapter of ISOC.
Its constitution was adopted by those present on Tuesday, 28 October 1997 when the founding members met for their first annual general meeting and the first year’s officebearers were elected. ISOC-ZA members are also members of ISOC. It is a non-profit organisation, and does not speak for industry or any other vested interests. ISOC-ZA is active in areas such as telecommunications, governance, and intellectual property.
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Video recordings of the sessions –
IRC – for chat and questions – server: atlantis.zanet.org.za (port 6667) – channel: #isochttp://twitter.com/isocza
Jon McNerney – ISOC welcome
Chris Smith – ISOC access development
Alan Levin – What next?
Stefan Doeblin – Lessons learned
Steve Song – African undersea cables
J Scott Marcus – Regulatory models [...]