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The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is an organized activity of the Internet Society (ISOC).

Internet SocietyISOC is a non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet-related standards, education, and policy. It is dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of people throughout the world.  See: