The call for nominations for the RFC Editor model evolution program chairs has been extended until Monday, 2020-02-24 at 2000 UTC, in order to widen the current applicant pool.
The IAB recently requested nominations to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). We have a number of candidates, and we are soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have accepted nominations: Mallory Knodel Petr Špaček Tim Wattenberg Sam Weiler Please send your remarks in confidence about any or all candidates to […]
The IAB is pleased to appoint Ted Hardie and Geoff Huston to the ICANN Root Server System Governance Working Group (GWG). The IAB thanks everyone who put their name forward as a candidate for this position. This was a difficult decision with many strong candidates.
In response to the recent series of public meetings on the evolution of the RSE role, the IAB recently circulated a proposed charter for a program on evolving the RFC Editor model. As that charter notes, the intent is for this program to be modeled on an IETF working group, using its mailing list to […]
On 12 January 2020, the NomCom the announced the selection of the IAB slate whose terms will start at IETF 107 in March 2020. The selected candidates for the IAB are: Ben Campbell Cullen Jennings Mirja Kühlewind Jared Mauch Tommy Pauly Jiankang Yao 姚健康 The IAB thanks outgoing members Ted Hardie, Christian Huitema, Erik Nordmark, […]
The IAB is responsible for selecting an individual to serve a 3-year term on the ISOC Board of Trustees. The procedure is described in RFC3677. The candidates who accepted their nominations are: Amelia Andersdotter Hago Dafalla Russ Housley Pete Resnick Michael Richardson Laura Thomson The IAB is requesting feedback on these candidates by Wednesday, February […]
On 20 December 2019, the IAB re-opened the call for nominations to the ICANN Root Server System Governance Working Group (GWG). The extended nominations period has now closed, and several additional candidates have put their names forward. The full list of candidates who have accepted nominations is: Fred Baker Lyman Chapin Steve Crocker Wes Hardaker […]
The IAB has published RFC 8700: Fifty Years of RFCs. Abstract: This RFC marks the fiftieth anniversary for the RFC Series. It includes both retrospective material from individuals involved at key inflection points as well as a review of the current state of affairs. It concludes with thoughts on possibilities for the next fifty years […]
On behalf of the IETF, the IAB names two technical experts to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The ICANN Bylaws (Section 13.2) ask the IAB, ITU-T, ETSI, and W3C to each provide two technical experts. The technical experts are expected to be “familiar with the technical standards issues that are relevant to ICANN’s activities. […]
On behalf of the IETF, the IAB has been asked to name two technical experts to the ICANN Root Server System Governance Working Group (GWG). ICANN describes this group as follows: The GWG is the core of the community-driven process to develop a final cooperation and governance model for the Root Server System (RSS). The […]