Internet Society is the organization which ‘governs the internet’. The Internet Society provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organizational home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) ,the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and ICANN (which keeps records of all the registered domain names on the web).
The membership of ISOC is open and (totally) free but there are nominal charges to join local chapters. Local chapters exist to enable internet ‘users’ to contribute towards ‘shaping its future’.
Membership fee is for the duration between 1 January to 31 December. Membership types and dues are mentioned below:
1. Young Member – Nil
This membership will be open to person having age lesser than eighteen (18) on start of a calendar year. This membership will not have any annual fees. The member will not have voting rights. The member will not be eligible for officer or executive council positions.
2. Student Member- Rs. 100/-
This membership will be open to person registered as full time students and having age eighteen (18) or more on start of calendar year. This membership does not include persons enrolled in ‘Executive’ or non-regular ‘Evening’ programs. The member will have voting right.
3. Individual Member – Nil
This membership will be open to person having age eighteen or more on start of calendar year. This membership will not have any annual fees. The member will not have voting rights. The member will not be eligible for officer or executive council positions.
4. Professional Member – Rs. 1,000/-
This membership will be open to person being full time employed or being self-employed and having age eighteen or more on start of calendar year. The member will have voting right.
5. Corporate / Organization Member- Rs. 10,000/-
The Corporate membership will be for institutions, organizations, companies etc working in the Geographical interest area of the Chapter and who formally agree to support ISOC’s and Chapter’s mission and objectives.
1. Click here to become member of Internet Society. In chapter selection, choose the Pakistan Islamabad Chapter.
2. Read bylaws of ISOC Pakistan Islamabad Chapter.
3. Click here for quick guide to join ISOC Pakistan Islamabad Chapter.
4. Pay membership fee. Please make a crossed cheque, payable to “Internet Society Pakistan Islamabad Chapter”.