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RFC 9280 on RFC Editor Model (Version 3)

The IAB has published RFC 9280: RFC Editor Model (Version 3). Abstract: This document specifies version 3 of the RFC Editor Model. The model defines two high-level tasks related to the RFC Series. First, policy definition is the joint responsibility of the RFC Series Working Group (RSWG), which produces policy proposals, and the RFC Series […]

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Call for Feedback on the current IETF Liaison to the ICANN Board of Directors

The IAB has an oversight responsibility for the technical liaison relationships with other organizations concerned with standards and other technical and organizational issues relevant to the world-wide Internet. As part of this responsibility, the IAB is soliciting comments from the community on the performance of the current IETF Liaison to the ICANN Board of Directors, […]

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Call for Feedback on ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee Appointment

On behalf of the IETF, the IAB has been asked to name a technical expert to the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). The RZERC is expected to: Review and provide input regarding proposed architectural and operational changes to the root zone. As determined necessary by the committee, propose architectural and operational changes to […]

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Call for Volunteers for Liaison Manager to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC6

The IAB is currently seeking a new liaison manager to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC6, “Telecommunications and information exchange between systems.”  Allison Mankin has served in this role for many years and is looking to step back; the IAB thanks her for her service. The IAB is seeking a volunteer to serve as IETF liaison manager to […]

Call for Feedback on Community Coordination Group Appointment

On behalf of the IETF, the IAB appoints three representatives 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 domain names. The process for appointing these representatives is outlined in RFC 8090. The current IETF-selected members of the CCG […]

Call for Comment: (Report from the IAB Workshop on Analyzing IETF Data (AID), 2021)

This is an announcement of an IETF-wide Call for Comment on draft-iab-aid-workshop-01. The document is being considered for publication as an Informational RFC within the IAB stream, and is available for inspection at: <https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-aid-workshop/> The Call for Comment will last until 2022-06-28. Please send comments to architecture-discuss@ietf.org and iab@iab.org. Abstract: The ‘Show me the numbers: […]

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IAB Appoints Jim Reid to the ICANN Root Server System Governance Working Group (GWG)

The IAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Reid 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, as well as those who provided feedback during this process. The IAB would also like to thank Ted Hardie […]

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IAB and IESG Seek Feedback on Candidates for the RFC Series Working Group (RSWG) Chairs

The IAB and the IESG are responsible for appointing the RFC Series Working Group (RSWG) chairs as described in draft-iab-rfcefdp-rfced-model (currently in the RFC Editor Queue). In March, the IAB and the IESG began a joint search for RSWG chair candidates. The candidates who accepted nominations are: Donald Eastlake Paul Hoffman Luigi Iannone Alexey Melnikov […]

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IAB reappoints Vittoria Bertola to the 2023 ICANN Nominating Committee

The IAB is pleased to reappoint Vittoria Bertola to the 2023 ICANN Nominating Committee. The 2023 ICANN NomCom will invite applicants for the following positions: Two members of the ICANN Board of Directors. One member of the PTI Board of Directors. Three regional representatives to the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) – one each representing the […]

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IAB Appoints Victor Kuarsingh to the Internet Society Board of Trustees

The IAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Victor Kuarsingh to the Internet Society Board of Trustees. He will be seated as trustee for three years, commencing with the 2022 Annual General Meeting of the Internet Society in June. The IAB thanks Victor for taking on this task. The IAB would also like to […]

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