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 […]
As described in BCP 101 (RFC 4071) and BCP 113 (RFC 4333), the IESG and the IAB each select one person for a two-year IAOC term in alternate years. This year, the IAB will select one person for a term beginning in March 2017. Following the call for nominations, which ran from 5 October 2016 […]
The IAB has re-appointed Paul Wouters to serve a two-year term on the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The IAB thanks Paul for his willingness to serve the community in this capacity.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The IAB has been deliberating the appointment from the IETF community to the ICANN NomCom over the past several weeks. After seeking feedback from the IETF community, the IAB has decided to re-appoint Tim Wicinski to this position. The IAB extends its sincere thanks to Tim for serving the community in this role.
On 14 September 2016, the IAB posted a statement on the IANA Stewarship Transition: IAB Statement on the IANA Stewardship Transition
The IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the 2017 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). Last year, Tim Wicinski did the job for the IETF community, and he is willing to serve again. The IAB would like to solicit comments from the community on the performance of Tim Wicinski […]
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 […]