(ISOC) A non-profit, professional membership organisation which facilitates and supports the technical evolution of the Internet, stimulates interest in and educates the scientific and academic communities, industry and the public about the technology, uses and applications of the Internet, and promotes the development of new applications for the system. The Society provides a forum for discussion and collaboration in the operation and use of the global Internet infrastructure.
The Internet Society publishes a quarterly newsletter, the Internet Society News, and holds an annual conference, INET. The development of Internet technical standards takes place under the auspices of the Internet Society with substantial support from the Corporation for National Research Initiatives under a cooperative agreement with the US Federal Government.
- Internet telephony
- Internet telephony service providers
communications (ITSP) Companies providing IP Telephony. (1999-04-26)
- Internet time
noun a catch phrase suggesting that things move faster because of technology; a time of fast-moving developments; also, a proposed time system for the Internet dividing a day into 1,000 units Word Origin the latter definition was proposed by the Swatch Corporation
[in-ter-net-wurk] /ˌɪn tərˈnɛtˌwɜrk/ noun 1. two or more computer networks connected by routers, bridges, etc.: The Internet is the largest internetwork.