Individual members have paid a membership fee (currently $24 per annum) to become a member of corporation. The constitution of GPFN allows for the contribution of service or goods-in-kind in lieu of the membership fee. Individual members are entitled to full participation in the governance of the corporation including voice and vote at all public meetings and the opportunity to be elected to the board of directors.
From a system usage perspective, institutional members are entitled to the same access privileges as Registered Users except that they:
- Are guaranteed unlimited dial-up access but only in one-hour blocks of time;
- Are permitted personal web pages within their home directory;
- Can purchase additional services for their account such as increased quota, graphical PPP dial-up access, database access, or virtual web hosting.