The IAB has published RFC 7101: List of Internet Official Protocol Standards: Replaced by a Web Page.
The IAB announced a Call for Papers for the W3C/IAB workshop on Strengthening the Internet Against Pervasive Monitoring (STRINT). Submissions due: Jan 15 2014 Invitations issued: Jan 31 2014 Workshop Date: Feb 28 (pm) & Mar 1 (am) 2014 (To be Confirmed – could be all day Mar 1) Location: Central London, UK. IETF Hotel [...]
At the Vancouver IETF meeting, the IAB held a technical plenary that discussed pervasive monitoring. The IAB believes that pervasive monitoring represents an attack on the Internet in as much as large amounts of information that is intended to be confidential between sets of individuals is in fact gathered and aggregated by third parties. Such [...]
The IAB recently requested nominations to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). We have a number of candidates, and we are soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Marc Blanchet <email@example.com> David Conrad <firstname.lastname@example.org> Alex Deacon <Alex_Deacon@mpaa.org> Geoff Huston <email@example.com> Stephen Kent <firstname.lastname@example.org> Peter Koch <email@example.com> [...]
Dear Colleagues, The IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply two technical experts to ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The ICANN Bylaws (Article XI-A, Section 2, Paragraph 6) asks the IETF, ITU-T, ETSI, and W3C to each provide two technical experts. The technical experts are expected to be “familiar with the [...]
The IAB sent comments to the US National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) in the matter of the NIST Special Publication 800-90A (Recommendation for Random Number Generation Using Deterministic Random Bit Generators) review proceeding. In the statement, the IAB supports re-opening of the comment period on NIST SP 800-90A, and the IAB also makes [...]
The IAB has published RFC 6950, “Architectural Considerations on Application Features in the DNS.”
The leaders of organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure globally have met in Montevideo, Uruguay, to consider current issues affecting the future of the Internet. Read the full statement here.
On 29 August 2012, the leaders of IAB, the IEEE Standards Association, the Internet Society, and the W3C signed a statement affirming the importance of a set of principles for the development of global, open standards. These principles have become known as the “OpenStand” principles. A year later, in the face allegations of interference by some governments in the standards development process, [...]
The IAB has selected Russ Mundy to serve on the 2014 ICANN NOMCOM. An active member in the IETF and ICANN communities, Russ serves as liaison from the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) to DNS Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC), both advisory committees of ICANN. He has also been an active participant in [...]