Internet Architecture Board


IAB Seeks Feedback on ICANN Technical Liaison Group Candidates

Dear Colleagues, The IAB recently requested nominations to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG).  We have a number of candidates, and we are soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Loa Andersson Paul Wouters Please send your remarks in confidence about any or all candidates to […]

IAB Statement on Internet Confidentiality

In 1996, the IAB and IESG recognized that the growth of the Internet depended on users having confidence that the network would protect their private information.  RFC 1984 documented this need.  Since that time, we have seen evidence that the capabilities and activities of attackers are greater and more pervasive than previously known.  The IAB […]

Reappointment of Lars Eggert as IRTF Chair

The Internet Architecture Board is pleased to announce the reappointment of Lars Eggert as the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) Chair. The IAB received a significant number of comments saying that Lars is doing a excellent job. This appointment is for a two year term, beginning in March 2015 and ending in March 2017. On […]

RFC 7322: RFC Style Guide

The IAB has published RFC 7322: RFC Style Guide. Abstract: This document describes the fundamental and unique style conventions and editorial policies currently in use for the RFC Series.  It captures the RFC Editor’s basic requirements and offers guidance regarding the style and structure of an RFC.  Additional guidance is captured on a website that […]

RFC 7241: The IEEE 802/IETF Relationship

The IAB has published RFC 7241: The IEEE 802/IETF Relationship. Abstract: This document describes the standardization cooperation between Project 802 of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).  This document obsoletes RFC 4441. Note: This document was collaboratively developed by authors from both the IEEE 802 and […]