is the IMPA?
Internet Media Protective Association acts as an advocate for
the online industry and proposes standardized business practices
to provide greater accountability for member companies.
issues does the IMPA address?
IMPA addresses issues and problems that affect a majority of the
industry. Several areas of concentration include predatory enforcement
of invalid patents, the misuse of copyrights, inappropriate conduct
by unethical programmers, and pending legislation that impacts
do I join the IMPA?
to our join page. We have reasonable dues
based on yearly income.
is the IMPA going to serve my needs?
IMPA will forecast events on the horizon and alert member companies
to issues that may impact them adversely or positively. The IMPA
will advise and provide valuable information to deal with current
and future events. The IMPA will act as an advocate in issues
that have the widest possible affect on the industry.
I help the IMPA without being a member?
IMPA will accept all donations gratefully. Click
here to donate
the IMPA going to tell me how to run my business?
organization only exists to act as an advocate and advisor. There
is no obligation on the part of its members to act upon that information.
Each member company voluntarily accepts or rejects information
or resources provided by the IMPA.
many companies are members?
twenty one companies are members.
my company participate in the IMPA anonymously?
request, companies may participate in the IMPA anonymously. Those
companies will be referenced anonymously by the amount of their
does the IMPA generate revenues?
IMPA earns income from membership dues, software services, and
does the IMPA choose an issue?
IMPA Board Of Directors examines issues that relate to content
on the Internet, from protection and distribution of intellectual
properties to technical concerns such as patents.
is a member of the IMPA?
roster of current members is available by clicking
does the IMPA meet?
IMPA holds quarterly meetings of the Board Of Directors and an
Annual Meeting of the Members, besides any additional assemblages
that are required.
are the membership levels?
are four levels of participation in the IMPA, Donor, Contributor,
Associate, and Sustaining Member. For more information please
my fees and dues deductible as a business expense?
some cases a portion of your fees to an organization like the
IMPA may be tax deductible as a business expense. Please consult
your tax representative or Jeff Miller, Jeff@impai.org.
NOTE: Contributions to the IMPA are not
deductible as charitable contributions.