America Online

America Online is an ISP in, you guessed it, America. Founded in 1985 in Dulles, Virginia. By their takeover of Compuserve they have expanded their market to Europe.

AOL's CEO is currently Steve Case. They own the following companies/brandnames: Compuserve, Digital City, ICQ, iPlanet, MapQuest, Moviefone, Netscape, and Spinner.

Source o' knowledge: AOL's website at