Internet service provider

Internet service provider
A company that sells consumers access to the Internet.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Internet service provider
A business that provides access to the Internet. An ISP may also offer services such as website hosting. An ISP can sometimes be held accountable for copyright violations for material posted by subscribers and users, but is often protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The Communications Decency Act usually protects ISPs from the posting of obscenities or defamation by subscribers or users.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Internet service provider
Organisations which provide access to the internet to individual subscribers and to commercial users. They range from large telecommunications companies to small re-sellers of capacity on a larger network.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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