Association of Online Professionals (AOP)


Definition of Association of Online Professionals (AOP) in Network Encyclopedia.

What is Association of Online Professionals?

Association of Online Professionals was a nonprofit trade association serving U.S. Internet access and electronic commerce industries. The Association of Online Professionals (AOP) was founded in 1994 with a mission to promote the growth of e-commerce, online communities, and online communication.

The AOP provided its members with information, service, and support. In addition, it serves as an advocate for issues of privacy, copyright, taxation, self-regulation, and e-commerce.

The AOP runs a number of special interest groups (SIGs), including the Online Services Council, Web Professionals Council, ISP Council, and Electronic Commerce Council.

History of AOP (Association of Online Professionals)

  • Founded in 1994, Washington DC (USA).
  • Jan 2000, name changed to United States Industry Association.

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