The IAB has reappointed Tim April to serve an additional 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 has been deliberating the selection of the liaison from the IETF community to ICANN Board of Directors over the past several weeks. After seeking feedback from the IETF community, the IAB has decided to re-appoint Harald Alvestrand to this position. The IAB extends their sincere thanks to Harald for continuing to serve the […]
The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) is organizing a workshop to discuss the Internet’s environmental impact, the evolving needs from industry, and areas for possible improvements and future work. While the focus is on technical aspects, the workshop’s scope includes the connected devices, applications, data centers, communications links, and other elements that make up the entire […]
This is the IAB report for the period between IETF 113 and IETF 114. This report presents a summary of activities. More detailed information on many of the topics is also available at https://www.iab.org.
The IAB has re-appointed Tim Wicinski to the Community Coordination Group for the 2022-2024 term. The IAB thanks him for his willingness to continue to serve the community in this capacity. The IAB would also like to thank everyone who provided feedback during this process.
The IAB has issued a call for papers for a workshop on Management Techniques in Encrypted Networks (M-TEN). Submissions are due by 2022-08-19.
The transition to the RFC Editor Model (Version 3) is underway. This is the result of the work done in the RFC Editor Future Development Program and was recently published as RFC 9280: RFC Editor Model (Version 3). The RFC Editor Model (Version 3) divides the responsibilities for the RFC Series into two high-level tasks: […]
On 8 July 2022, the IAB responded to the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)’s Request for Information on Advancing Privacy-Enhancing Technologies: IAB Statement to OSTP on Privacy-Enhancing Technologies
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 […]
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, […]