Facebook has joined EuroISPA’s Industry Forum. The European Association of Internet Service Providers has welcomed the new Industry Forum member.
October 2012. Facebook as a multinational social networking service joined the EuroISPA Industry Forum, which is open to companies with a legitimate interest in the Internet service providers industry in the European Union. Both EuroISPA and Facebook looked forward to discussing internet related questions together.
The Industry Forum acts in an advisory capacity to the EuroISPA Council, and allows individual companies with a legitimate interest in the Internet industry to participate in EuroISPA’s activities as well as in work groups.
EuroISPA President Malcolm Hutty stated about the increasing membership: “I’m delighted to have Facebook join the pre-eminent set of global companies that advise and liaise with us”.
Facebook is a multinational social networking service launched in February 2004, in the United States. Melina Violari, Policy and Privacy Manager expressed the company’s pleasure to join the EuroISPA Forum: “Facebook is very pleased to be joining the EuroISPA forum, as we recognize how important it is for the Internet sector to come together and share its experience.”
Ms Violari explained why being a forum member of EuroISPA was important for the company: “By working together on common concerns and partnering with tens of millions of Internet users, we want to contribute in ensuring that policymakers understand the profound and positive impact of the Internet economy on jobs, economic growth, freedom and innovation.”