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Articles of Incorporation of Internet Society (RFC2134)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002689D
Original Publication Date: 1997-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 4 page(s) / 8K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

ISOC Board of Trustees: AUTHOR

Abstract

These are the articles of incorporation of the Internet Society. They are published for the information of the IETF community at the request of the poisson working group.

This text was extracted from a ASCII document.
This is the abbreviated version, containing approximately 32% of the total text.

Network Working Group ISOC Board of Trustees

Request for Comments: 2134 ISOC

Category: Informational April 1997

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

OF

INTERNET SOCIETY

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo

does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of

this memo is unlimited.

Abstract

These are the articles of incorporation of the Internet Society.

They are published for the information of the IETF community at the

request of the poisson working group.

1. ISOC articles of incorporation

To: Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

Washington, D.C. 20001

We, the undersigned natural persons of the age of eighteen years

or more, acting as incorporators of a corporation, adopt the

following Articles of Incorporation for such corporation pursuant to

the District of Columbia Non-Profit Corporation Act:

1. The name of the corporation is Internet Society.

2. The period of its duration is perpetual.

3. The purpose or purposes for which the corporation is organized are

as follows:

To be a non-profit corporation (without capital stock), which

shall be operated exclusively for educational, charitable and

scientific purposes. Such educational, charitable, and scientific

purposes shall include carrying on activities:

A. To facilitate and support the technical evolution of the

Internet as a research and education infrastructure, and to

stimulate the involvement of the scientific community,

industry, government and others in the evolution of the

Internet;

B. To educate the scientific community, industry and the public at

large concerning the technology, use and application of the

Internet;

C. To promote educational applications of Internet technology for

the benefit of government, colleges and universities, industry,

and the public at large;

D. To provide a forum for exploration of new Internet

applications, and to stimulate collaboration among

organizations in their operational use of the global Internet.

To exercise all the powers conferred upon corporations formed

under the District of Columbia Non-Profit Corporation Act in order

to accomplish the corporation's educational, charitable and

scientific purposes; and to take other actions necessary or

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