On 27 May 2016, the IAB responded to the United States National Telecommunications and Information Administration Request for Comments, “The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things.” Internet Architecture Board Comments to United States National Telecommunications and Information Administration Request for Comments, “The Benefits, Challenges, […]
The IAB has published RFC 7841: RFC Streams, Headers, and Boilerplates. Abstract: RFC documents contain a number of fixed elements such as the title page header, standard boilerplates, and copyright/IPR statements. This document describes them and introduces some updates to reflect current usage and requirements of RFC publication. In particular, this updated structure is intended […]
On behalf of the IETF, the IAB has been asked to name a technical expert to the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). The RZERC is expected to: Review and provide input regarding proposed architectural and operational changes to the root zone. As determined necessary by the committee, propose architectural and operational changes to […]
On 24 May 2016, Andrew Sullivan, IAB Chair, testified before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation at the hearing on “Examining the Multistakeholder Plan for Transitioning the Internet Assigned Number Authority.”
The Internet Architecture Board provides long-range technical direction for Internet development, ensuring the Internet continues to grow and evolve as a platform for global communication and innovation. In its work, the IAB strives to: Ensure that the Internet is a trusted medium of communication that provides a solid technical foundation for privacy and security, especially […]
On 11 May 2016, the IAB sent comments to the Internet Society on proposed changes to their bylaws. The text of those comments can be found at https://www.iab.org/documents/correspondence-reports-documents/2016-2/iab-comments-on-proposed-changes-to-internet-society-bylaws/.
Today, the IAB announced plans for the Internet of Things Software Update Workshop to be held at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland on 13-14 June 2016. Interested parties must submit a brief position paper via EasyChair by 20 May 2016. For more information, please see the workshop page: https://www.iab.org/activities/workshops/iotsu/
On 4 May 2016, the IAB responded to ICANN’s public comment proceeding on Draft New ICANN Bylaws. The text of those comments can be found at https://www.iab.org/documents/correspondence-reports-documents/2016-2/iab-comments-on-draft-new-icann-bylaws/.
As set out in RFC 3677, the IAB is responsible for selecting a certain number of the Trustees who serve on the Board of the Internet Society. In fulfillment of that responsibility, we are happy to announce that Richard Barnes has been selected for a three year term, to begin at ISOC’s annual general meeting […]
As part of its oversight responsibility for the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), the IAB is responsible for selecting the IRTF Chair. The IRTF focuses on longer-term research issues related to the Internet, organizing its work into topical Research Groups (RGs). The IRTF Chair is selected by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). It is a […]