The IAB has published RFC 6973, “Privacy Considerations for Internet Protocols.”
The IAB has sent a response to the ICANN Consultation on the Source of Policies & User Instructions for Internet Number Resource Requests.
The IAB has issued a statement, “Dotless Domains Considered Harmful.”
Executive Summary: It has come to the attention of the IAB that there are proposals for so-called “dotless” domains in the root zone, and that some existing top-level domains (TLDs) are already operating in such a mode. TLD operators of dotless domains are intending that single label names — those containing no dots — resolve to the TLD itself, rather than be resolved locally, within the context of the local site at which the user resides… (Click to continue reading IAB Statement: Dotless Domains Considered Harmful.)
The IAB has sent an open letter to the European Commission and the European Parliament in the matter of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Read the full text here.
The IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the 2014 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom) by 15 August 2013. We would therefore like to ask the community for volunteers to serve on the ICANN NomCom. If you are interested, please send a short e-mail to iab-chair at iab.org with a copy to execd at iab.org with your motivation and information concerning your familiarity with the IETF and ICANN. The deadline for volunteering is 19 July 2013.
Title: Workshop on Internet Technology Adoption and Transition (ITAT)
Date: December 4-6
Place: Cambridge, UK
Who Should Attend
Economists, management scientists, and other researchers
interested in technology diffusion, computer scientists and
engineers who are interested in improving likelihood of
deployment success, and operators who can provide insights
into their needs and challenges with regard to new technology.
Prerequisite: A 3 – 10 page statement of interest
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2013
Submission URL: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=itat-2013
Acceptance Date: September 4, 2013 (or earlier)
After reviewing the strong list of individuals who offered to serve on the RSOC, the IAB is appointing the following people to serve on the RSOC:
- Nevil Brownlee
- Tony Hansen
- Joe Hildebrandt
- Bob Hinden
- Alexey Melnikov
- Bernard Aboba (an IAB member)
- Joel Halpern (an IAB member)
The IAB thanks the following current RSOC members that will be stepping off the committee during IETF 87 in Berlin:
- Fred Baker
- Ole Jacobsen
- John Klensin
- Olaf Kolkman
The IAB has issued an IETF-wide Call for Comment on “The IEEE 802 / IETF Relationship.” The document is being considered for publication as an Informational RFC within the IAB stream. The Call for Comment lasts until July 4, 2013. Please send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or enter a ticket in TRAC.
- select the component of /home/ietf/id/draft-iab-rfc4441rev-04.txt
The IAB has selected Bob Hinden for another term on the ISOC BoT. His term will end in mid-2016. Click here for the full announcement.
The IAB has published RFC 6949, “RFC Series Format Requirements and Future Development.”