History of the organization
National meeting of local access providers in Obihiro.
|Oct.||Establishment of the Japan Local Access Providers Association (JLAPA).|
|Feb.||First meeting of local access providers in Tokyo.|
|Aug.||Meeting of 11 volunteers to prepare for the establishment of an organization to set up
"Japan Internet Providers Association," a voluntary organization.
|Dec.||Founding meeting of "Japan Internet Providers Association," a voluntary organization (successor to JLAPA).
At the time of establishment, there are 43 board member companies and 107 member companies.
|Dec.||Opening of the association office at Sakuragaoka-cho 3-24, Shibuya-ku.|
|Mar.||Establishment of department structure, start-up of department activities.|
|Dec.||Beginning of participation in Internet Week 2000.|
|Dec.||Founding meeting of "Japan Internet Providers Association," an incorporated organization, held by the founders.|
|Dec.||Permission given by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
(current Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications) to found the incorporated organization.
|Apr.||Participation in the establishment of the Council for the Promotion of Network Information Security Manager (NISM).|
|Sep.||Publication of the first survey on the actual situation of Internet service providers.|
|Feb.||Participation in setting up the council to study guidelines, etc., regarding ISP Law (Law of Providers' Responsibility).|
|Apr.||Participation in the establishment of the Internet Access Service Safe and Security Mark Promotion Group.|
|May.||Participation in the establishment of the providers' council regarding ISP Law.|
|Jun.||Participation in the establishment of the Telecom-lSAC Japan.|
|Oct.||Beginning of participation in ICANN.|
|Nov.||Participation in the Council for the Promotion of Telecommunication Service Improvement.|
|Sep.||Participation in the establishment of the spam measure committee of the Internet Association Japan.|
|Sep.||Participation in the Internet Governance Task Force (IGTF-J).|
|Apr.||Participation in the Telecommunications Personal Information Protection Promotion Center
(authorized organization for the protection of private information).
|Nov.||Participation in the establishment of the e-Net Caravan Promotion Council.|
Participation in the establishment of the Next Generation IP Network Promotion Forum.
|Feb.||Participation in the establishment of a network among operators on next generation networks.|
|Apr.||Participation in the establishment of the Information Security Promotion Council in the telecommunication industry.|
|Apr.||Change to general incorporated association|
|Jun.||Mr. Yoshihiro Aida was elected as the 2nd chairman.|