Internet Architecture Board

RFC2850

Call for Feedback on ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review 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 […]

IAB Liaison Coordinator role established

The IAB has created a new Liaison Coordinator role as part of our effort to remodel our internal handling of our liaison oversight responsibility. With this effort, the IAB aims to maintain a better overview of all on-going liaison activities, to provide our liaison managers with better support, and be more actively involved when necessary […]

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Call for Feedback on Community Coordination Group Appointments

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 […]

Internet Society Board of Trustees Appointments

The IAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Haberman and Jon Peterson to the Internet Society Board of Trustees. They will be seated as trustees for three years, commencing with the 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Internet Society in July. The IAB thanks Brian and Jon for taking on this task. The […]

Contract with Temporary RFC Series Project Manager has been extended to March 2022

The IAB has, based on the recommendation of RSOC, requested the Executive Director to extend the contract with the Temporary RFC Series Project Manager John Levine. The contract and SoW have been extended to March 2022 on the same terms and conditions. The Temporary RFC Series Project Manager is responsible for a subset of the […]

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IAB Report to the Community for IETF 110

This is the IAB report for the period between IETF 109 and IETF 110. 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 IAB Liaison Oversight program

As per our charter, ‘[t]he IAB acts as representative of the interests of the IETF and the Internet Society in technical liaison relationships with other organizations concerned with standards and other technical and organizational issues relevant to the world-wide Internet'[1]. That representation is carried out by liaison managers, who are selected from the community by […]

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RFC 8980 on Report from the IAB Workshop on Design Expectations vs. Deployment Reality in Protocol Development

The IAB has published RFC 8980: Report from the IAB Workshop on Design Expectations vs. Deployment Reality in Protocol Development. Abstract: The Design Expectations vs. Deployment Reality in Protocol Development Workshop was convened by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) in June 2019. This report summarizes the workshop’s significant points of discussion and identifies topics that […]

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IAB 2021-2022 Appointments Announced by NomCom

On 15 January 2021, the NomCom the announced the selection of the IAB slate whose terms will start at IETF 110 in March 2020. The selected candidates for the IAB are: Jari Arkko (Ericsson) (incumbent) Wes Hardaker (USC’s Information Sciences Institute) (incumbent) David Schinazi (Google) Deborah Brungard (AT&T) Zhenbin (Robin) Li (Huawei) (incumbent) Russ White […]

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

In 2021, the IAB is responsible for selecting two individuals to serve 3-year terms on the ISOC Board of Trustees. The procedure is described in RFC 3677. The candidates who accepted nominations are: Donald Eastlake Brian Haberman John C Klensin Barry Leiba Gabriel Montenegro Jon Peterson Jonathan Rosenberg Niels ten Oever Samuel Weiler The IAB […]

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