The Largest Indonesian Online Community

Kaskus is an Indonesian internet forum site which claims itself as the largest Indonesian online community. It ranks as the 6th most popular website in Indonesia and is one of two local sites in the top 10 ( at 9th), positioning at 241 worldwide according to It was established on November 6, 1999, by three Indonesian students (Andrew Darwis, Ronald Stephanus, and Budi Dharmawan) in the United States. As of April 22, 2010, Kaskus has more than 1,620,000 registered accounts. In August 2005 and September 2006, PC Magazine Indonesia voted Kaskus as The Best Indonesian communities twice (2005 & 2006). Registration is required for new users to participate in the community, and every registered member has the privilege to access more than twenty sub-forums on various subjects. The community runs on the vBulletin forum software.

On May 23, 2006, the internet domain has been changed from .com to .us in response to a computer virus called Brontok that attacked the servers.


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