This is the IAB report for the period between IETF 108 and IETF 109. This report presents a summary of activities. More detailed information on many of the topics is also available at https://www.iab.org. Minutes of all IAB business calls are available at https://www.iab.org/documents/minutes/. The IAB business calls are open for observation and the upcoming […]
The Internet Society (ISOC) provides organizational and financial support for the IETF. As part of the arrangements between ISOC and the IETF, the IETF is called upon to name 4 Trustees to its Board (BoT), with staggered 3-year terms. This year, the IAB will select two people for a terms beginning in mid-2021 and ending […]
On behalf of the IETF, the IAB names two technical experts to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The current IETF-selected members of the TLG are Warren Kumari (term ends 2021) and Petr Špaček (term ends 2022). Warren has indicated that he is willing to continue in this role another term. The IAB is now […]
As part of its oversight responsibility for the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), the IAB is soliciting comments from the community on the performance of the IRTF Chair, Colin Perkins. Colin has been serving in the IRTF Chair position since March 2019. RFC 2850 includes a paragraph about the selection of the IRTF Chair. It […]
On 2020-09-29, the IAB provided comments on the Draft Final Report on the new gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process.
The IAB has published RFC 8890: The Internet is for End Users. Abstract: This document explains why the IAB believes that, when there is a conflict between the interests of end users of the Internet and other parties, IETF decisions should favor end users. It also explores how the IETF can more effectively achieve this.
A new IAB Program has been formed on Evolvability, Deployability, & Maintainability (EDM). For additional information, please contact the IAB or the Program Lead. Program Web Page: Evolvability, Deployability, & Maintainability (EDM) Program IAB Lead: Tommy Pauly Mailing list: Address: email@example.com To subscribe: https://www.iab.org/mailman/listinfo/edm Archive: https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/browse/edm/
The IAB has appointed Tim April to serve a one-year term on the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). The IAB thanks Tim for his willingness to serve the community in this capacity. The IAB would like to thank everyone who volunteered and provided feedback to this process. The IAB also would like to […]
The IAB has issued a call for papers for a virtual workshop on COVID-19 Network Impacts.
This is the IAB report for the period between IETF 107 and IETF 108. This report presents a summary of activities. More detailed information on many of the topics is also available at https://www.iab.org. Minutes of all IAB business calls are available at https://www.iab.org/documents/minutes/. The IAB business calls are open for observation and the upcoming […]