Internet Architecture Board

RFC2850

IAB Statement on IPv6

The Internet Architecture Board (IAB), following discussions in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), advises its partner Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and organizations that the pool of unassigned IPv4 addresses has been exhausted, and as a result we are seeing an increase in both dual-stack (that is, both IPv4 and IPv6) and IPv6-only deployments, a […]

The IAB is Seeking Feedback on the Independent Stream Editor (ISE)

As part of its oversight responsibility for the Independent Stream, the IAB is soliciting 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 […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Appointment to ICANN Technical Liaison Group

The IAB names two technical experts to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The TLG is tasked with connecting the ICANN Board with appropriate sources of technical advice on specific matters pertinent to ICANN’s activities. Warren Kumari and Paul Wouters are the current experts. Paul’s current term ends in early 2017; he has indicated that […]

Call for IAOC Nominations and Volunteers 2017

This is a call for nominations for the IAB appointment to the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC). The nomination period will close on 2 November 2016. IAOC membership is described in BCP 101 (RFC 4071) Section 4, with selection guidelines and process documented in BCP 113 (RFC 4333). In alternate years, the IESG and the […]

Allison Mankin to be next IRTF Chair

After having served as IRTF chair since 2011, Lars Eggert will step down as Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) chair during IETF 98 in March 2017. The IAB has appointed Allison Mankin as his successor, and in the months to come Allison will be working with Lars in transitioning responsibilities. Allison Mankin is an Internet […]