On 4 May 2016, the IAB responded to ICANN’s public comment proceeding on Draft New ICANN Bylaws. The text of those comments can be found at https://www.iab.org/documents/correspondence-reports-documents/2016-2/iab-comments-on-draft-new-icann-bylaws/.
As set out in RFC 3677, the IAB is responsible for selecting a certain number of the Trustees who serve on the Board of the Internet Society. In fulfillment of that responsibility, we are happy to announce that Richard Barnes has been selected for a three year term, to begin at ISOC’s annual general meeting […]
As part of its oversight responsibility for the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), the IAB is responsible for selecting the IRTF Chair. The IRTF focuses on longer-term research issues related to the Internet, organizing its work into topical Research Groups (RGs). The IRTF Chair is selected by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). It is a […]
The IAB has published RFC 7827: The Role of the IRTF Chair. Abstract: This document briefly describes the role of the Chair of the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), discusses its duties, and outlines the skill set a candidate for the role should ideally have.
After reviewing the strong list of individuals who offered to serve on the RFC Series Oversight Committee (RSOC), the IAB is pleased to appoint Adam Roach to serve on the RSOC. The IAB extends many thanks to the community members that were willing to serve on the RSOC for their ongoing support of the RFC […]
The IAB has published RFC 7754: Technical Considerations for Internet Service Blocking and Filtering. Abstract: The Internet is structured to be an open communications medium. This openness is one of the key underpinnings of Internet innovation, but it can also allow communications that may be viewed as undesirable by certain parties. Thus, as the Internet […]
The IAB announced a call for nominations to fill an open position on the RSOC on 28 January 2016. For details on the position and further links, please see the previous message here: https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/ietf-announce/VJHfetDXM2oZg-2nRA_8qtWLVXA The call completed, and 4 people accepted nominations. As specified in the announcement, the IAB is now providing that list to […]
The IAB is responsible for selecting an individual to a serve 3-year term on the ISOC Board of Trustees. The procedure is described in RFC3677. The candidates who accepted their nominations are: Harald Alvestrand Richard Barnes Hago Dafalla Russ Housley Warren Kumari Jordi Palet Martinez Samuel Weiler We solicit feedback on these candidates by Friday, […]
The IAB has published RFC 7749: The “xml2rfc” Version 2 Vocabulary. Abstract: This document defines the “xml2rfc” version 2 vocabulary: an XML-based language used for writing RFCs and Internet-Drafts. Version 2 represents the state of the vocabulary (as implemented by several tools and as used by the RFC Editor) around 2014. This document obsoletes RFC […]
As specified in “RFC Editor Model (Version 2)” (RFC 6635), the IAB is responsible for appointing the members of the RFC Series Oversight Committee (RSOC). Alexey Melnikov is planning to step down from his role on the RSOC when he is seated on the IESG in April 2016. The IAB thanks him for his service. […]