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Official Formation Date of Internet Society

1 January 1992
First Internet Society Logo

Following more than a year of preliminary discussions and six months of preparatory activities following the initial announcement at INET ’91 in Copenhagen, the Internet Society takes official form with the start of a new year, with Vint Cerf as president of the Board of Trustees—a position roughly equivalent, in ISOC’s previous structure, to the president and CEO position that exists today.