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IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for the Independent Submissions Editor

In October, the IAB sent a message to the community about the search for Independent Submissions Editor (ISE) candidates. The IAB has a number of candidates, and is now soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The candidates who have accepted nominations are: Mezgani Ali Marcelo Bagnulo Vasily Dolmatov (Василий Долматов) Paul Hoffman Eliot […]

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Call for nominations: IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

The Internet Society (ISOC) provides organizational and financial support for the IETF. As part of the arrangements between ISOC and the IETF, the IETF is called upon to name 4 Trustees to its Board (BoT), with staggered 3-year terms. This year, the IAB will select one person for a term beginning in mid-2022 and ending […]

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IAB report to the community for IETF 112

This is the IAB report for the period between IETF 111 and IETF 112. 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 […]

RFC 9120 on Nameservers for the Address and Routing Parameter Area (“arpa”) Domain

The IAB has published RFC 9120: Nameservers for the Address and Routing Parameter Area (“arpa”) Domain. Abstract: This document describes revisions to operational practices to separate the function of the “arpa” top-level domain in the DNS from its historical operation alongside the DNS root zone.

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Search for Independent Submissions Editor (ISE) Candidates

The IAB is responsible for overseeing the volunteer IndependentSubmissions Editor (ISE) position. The current appointee is Adrian Farrel, whose term expires in February 2022. Adrian is not seeking another appointment; the IAB thanks him for his service over the past four years. The requirements and responsibility for the role are documented in RFC 8730. The […]

Update on the IAB appointment to the 2022 ICANN Nominating Committee

In September, the IAB announced that Paul Wouters had been appointed to the 2022 ICANN Nominating Committee. Circumstances have led to Paul asking to withdraw from the position. The IAB has appointed Vittorio Bertola as the new delegate to the 2022 ICANN Nominating Committee. The IAB thanks Vittorio for his willingness to serve in this […]

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IAB appoints Paul Wouters to the 2022 ICANN Nominating Committee

The IAB is pleased to appoint Paul Wouters to the 2022 ICANN Nominating Committee. The IAB would like to thank everyone who put their name forward as a candidate for this position, as well as those who provided feedback during this process. The IAB also thanks Peter Koch for his service in this role over […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidate for ICANN NomCom; Nominations remain open

As previously announced, the IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the 2022 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom) by mid-September 2021. After extending the call for nominations, two candidates have accepted a nomination: Vittorio Bertola Paul Wouters The IAB solicits feedback on these candidates by 23:59 UTC on Wednesday, […]

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