On 4 January 2017, the IAB responded to the ICANN call for comments on Identifier Technology Health Indicators: Definition. Full text: IAB comments on Identifier Technology Health Indicators: Definition
The IAB has published the following RFC format-related RFCs: RFC 7990 on RFC Format Framework Abstract: In order to improve the readability of RFCs while supporting their archivability, the canonical format of the RFC Series will be transitioning from plain-text ASCII to XML using the xml2rfc version 3 vocabulary; different publication formats will be rendered […]
The IAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Kaveh Ranjbar for a two-year term on the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC), starting in March 2017. The IAB is responsible for selecting one IAOC member. The selection was made in accordance with BCP 101 and BCP 113. A call for nominations was issued on 5 […]
The Internet Architecture Board is pleased to announce the reappointment of Nevil Brownlee as the Independent Submission Editor (ISE). This appointment is for a one-year term, beginning on 15 February 2017 and ending on 14 February 2018.
On 7 December 2016, the IAB responded to the ICANN call for public comments on the Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and Display of RDDS (Whois) Output for All gTLDs. Full text: IAB comment on “Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and […]
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 […]