Internet Architecture Board

RFC2850

NomCom Announced IAB Appointments

On 20 February 2017, the NomCom announced the selection of the IAB slate whose terms will start at IETF 98 in March 2017: Gabriel Montenegro, Microsoft Jari Arkko, Ericsson Jeff Tantsura, Futurewei Mark Nottingham, Akamai Technologies Robert Sparks, Oracle (incumbent) Suzanne Woolf, Independent (incumbent) The IAB thanks outgoing members Ralph Droms, Russ Housley, Andrew Sullivan, […]

RFC 8090 on Appointment Procedures for the IETF Representatives to the Community Coordination Group (CCG)

The IAB has published RFC 8090: Appointment Procedures for the IETF Representatives to the Community Coordination Group (CCG). Abstract: This document outlines the procedures by which the IETF makes appointments to the Community Coordination Group (CCG), which provides advice and guidance to the IETF Trust in matters related to the IANA trademarks and the IANA […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for the IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

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: Niels ten Oever Sean Turner The IAB is requesting feedback on these candidates by Wednesday, March 1,  2017. Please send your response to […]

RFCs 7990-7998, RFC format-related RFCs Published

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 […]

Kaveh Ranjbar appointed to the IAOC

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 […]

IAB comment on “Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and Display of RDDS (Whois) Output for All gTLDs”

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 […]

IAB Statement on IPv6

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 […]