Originally known as the Internet Activities Board.A technical advisory group of the Internet Society (ISOC) that provides oversight for the architecture for the protocols and procedures used by the Internet. The IAB supervises the activities the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF). In combination, those organizations set policy and direction.The IAB comprises 13 expert individuals who use the resources of their sponsoring companies to further the interests of the Internet. See also architecture, IETF, Internet, IRTF, ISOC, and protocol.
(1) See Internet Architecture Board.
(2) (Interactive Advertising Bureau, New York, www.iab.net) An industry association founded in 1996 to set standards and guidelines for interactive advertising and marketing. Members are online companies specializing in interactive media who get the benefit of up-to-date industry statistics, practices and developments.