The Hungarian Association of Content Industry (MATISZ) was established in January 2002 as successor to the "Hungarian Association of Database Suppliers," which was founded in 1991. Its basic objectives are:
- To perform professional interest representation and interest protection for members operating on the field of IT content development, distribution and related infrastructure;
- To promote the free flow of information, the eContent market and the more effective social exploitation of information;
- To watch over the professional and ethical norms of the IT-sector and to take steps against practices violating generally accepted norms.