As part of the NTIA/IANA transition, the IAB is to select two people to serve as members of the co-ordination group. The IAB (less those whose names were under consideration for appointment) deliberated, and hereby appoints Russ Housley and Lynn St. Amour. Russ is an IAB member and Chair of the IAB, and is a […]
The IAB has published RFC 7241: The IEEE 802/IETF Relationship. Abstract: This document describes the standardization cooperation between Project 802 of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). This document obsoletes RFC 4441. Note: This document was collaboratively developed by authors from both the IEEE 802 and […]
As part of its oversight responsibility for the Independent Stream, the IAB is solociting comments from the community on the performance of the Independent Stream Editor, Nevil Brownlee. We are interested in comments on what has gone well or badly in the last several years of operation of the Independent Stream and Nevil’s activities as […]
The IAB has published RFC 7305: Report from the IAB Workshop on Internet Technology Adoption and Transition (ITAT). Abstract: This document provides an overview of a workshop held by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) on Internet Technology Adoption and Transition (ITAT). The workshop was hosted by the University of Cambridge on December 4th and 5th […]
The IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the 2015 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom) by August 2014. The IAB would therefore like to ask the community for volunteers to serve on the ICANN NomCom. Our current appointee, Russ Mundy is unable to serve another term. The IAB thanks […]
The IAB has published RFC 7295: Report from the IAB/IRTF Workshop on Congestion Control. Abstract: This document provides a summary of the IAB/IRTF Workshop on ‘Congestion Control for Interactive Real-Time Communication’, which took place in Vancouver, Canada, on July 28, 2012. The main goal of the workshop was to foster a discussion on congestion control […]
The IAB has appointed Matt Miller to serve as IETF liaison manager to ECMA TC39. Matt works at Cisco Systems and is also currently the chair of the JSON working group. The IAB thanks Matt for putting his name forward, and wishes him success in this new role.
The IAB has published RFC 7288: Reflections on Host Firewalls. Abstract: In today’s Internet, the need for firewalls is generally accepted in the industry, and indeed firewalls are widely deployed in practice. Unlike traditional firewalls that protect network links, host firewalls run in end-user systems. Often the result is that software may be running and […]
The IAB and ECMA International’s TC39 have agreed to establish a liaison relationship between the two organizations. The IAB is seeking a volunteer to serve as IETF liaison manager to ECMA TC39 to represent IETF views, as required. The IETF process for managing such relationships is detailed in RFCs 4052, 4053, and 4691. It is […]
Leaders of the organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure (loosely referred to as “I* leaders”) met on 25 April in São Paulo, Brazil following the NETmundial meeting. During the 1-day I* leaders meeting, the group considered a range of issues where dialogue among Internet technical organizations is useful.