Internet Organizations in the Best of the Web Directory

Internet Organizations

Asia & Pacific Internet Association (APIA)

Nonprofit trade association promoting the common business interests of Asia Pacific region's Internet-related service industry.

Internet Council of Registrars

Nonprofit membership association of Internet domain name registrars created to develop, operate, and promote resources for domain names.

Internet Engineering Task Force

International community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the internet architecture and the smooth operation of the internet.

Internet Industry Association

Australia's national Internet industry organization. Site presents information on leadership, affiliated groups, sponsors, and activities.

Internet2

Not-for-profit consortium of universities, industry and government promoting next generation high-performance Internet technologies; downloadable informative presentations, but access to their Abilene backbone network restricted to member organizations.

Irish Internet Association

Professional body for those conducting business on the Internet from Ireland. Membership includes suppliers of Internet services and products as well as marketing and e-commerce.

Noncommercial Users Constituency (NCUC)

Serves as an online hub for civil society organizations and individuals in ICANN's Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO). Posts announcements, blogs, and resources.

People For Internet Responsibility (PFIR)

International network of individuals concerned about the Internet's present and future, development, management, and regulation.

United States Internet Service Provider Association (US ISPA)

Organization representing the common policy and legal interests of Internet Service Providers in the United States. Also monitors and engages in international developments that affect members.

W3C World Wide Web Consortium

Contains a forum of information and develops specifications, guidelines, and software to lead the Web to its full potential. .

Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG)

Group dedicated to the evolving Internet primarily focusing on the progress in HTML and API needed for online applications.

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