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RFC 8890 on The Internet is for End Users

The IAB has published RFC 8890: The Internet is for End Users. Abstract: This document explains why the IAB believes that, when there is a conflict between the interests of end users of the Internet and other parties, IETF decisions should favor end users. It also explores how the IETF can more effectively achieve this.

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New IAB Program: Evolvability, Deployability, & Maintainability (EDM)

A new IAB Program has been formed on Evolvability, Deployability, & Maintainability (EDM). For additional information, please contact the IAB or the Program Lead. Program Web Page: Evolvability, Deployability, & Maintainability (EDM) Program IAB Lead: Tommy Pauly Mailing list: Address: edm@iab.org To subscribe: https://www.iab.org/mailman/listinfo/edm Archive: https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/browse/edm/

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Appointment of Tim April to the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC)

The IAB has appointed Tim April to serve a one-year term on the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). The IAB thanks Tim for his willingness to serve the community in this capacity. The IAB would like to thank everyone who volunteered and provided feedback to this process. The IAB also would like to […]

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IAB report to the community for IETF 108

This is the IAB report for the period between IETF 107 and IETF 108. This report presents a summary of activities. More detailed information on many of the topics is also available at https://www.iab.org. Minutes of all IAB business calls are available at https://www.iab.org/documents/minutes/. The IAB business calls are open for observation and ​the upcoming […]

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IAB Reappoints Peter Koch to ICANN Nominating Committee

The IAB has been deliberating the appointment from the IETF community to the ICANN NomCom over the past few weeks. After seeking feedback from the IETF community, the IAB has decided to re-appoint Peter Koch to this position. The IAB extends its sincere thanks to Peter for serving the community in this role.

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC)

The IAB recently requested nominations for the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). There are a number of candidates, and the IAB is now soliciting comments from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Tim April Fred Baker Warren Kumari Please send your remarks in confidence about any […]

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Brian Rosen to Serve as Additional RFC Editor Future Development Program Chair

The IAB has selected Brian Rosen to serve as an additional chair of the RFC Editor Future Development Program, joining current chair Eliot Lear. Together, the chairs will set the detailed agenda, manage the program, and call consensus among the participants. The program also has two liaisons from the IAB to assist with logistical matters, […]