Minutes of the 2018-03-18 IAB Business Meeting, London
- Jari Arkko
- Deborah Brungard (IESG Liaison)
- Alissa Cooper
- Ted Hardie (IAB Chair)
- Joe Hildebrand
- Lee Howard
- Olaf Kolkman (Internet Society)
- Christian Huitema
- Allison Mankin (IRTF Chair)
- Gabriel Montenegro
- Cindy Morgan (IAB Executive Administrative Manager)
- Erik Nordmark
- Mark Nottingham
- Melinda Shore
- Robert Sparks (via WebEx)
- Jeff Tantsura
- Martin Thomson
- Brian Trammell
- Suzanne Woolf
- Steve Olshansky
1. ISOC IOT Campaign
Steve Olshansky joined the IAB to discuss the Internet Society’s IoT Campaign. The objectives of the campaign are:
- Make the Online Trust Alliance IoT Trust Framework global
- Consumer drive demand for security and privacy in IoT
- Policy and regulations driving better security and privacy features in IoT.
Ted Hardie observed that the campaign is elucidating principles that people should follow, but it does not get down into the details, which could result in having different approaches that do not interoperate well. He asked if there was an intent to turn this into standards work in the future.
Olaf Kolkman replied that at the moment it is more about raising awareness and pointing to standardization work that already happening elsewhere, rather actually doing the standardization work.
Christian Huitema noted that some of the problems are market issues; there is a relationship between ad-funded business models and having a surveillance society.
Allison Mankin observed that consumers did not know what happens with the data from their smart devices once it leaves their homes.
Olaf Kolkman replied that issue is more general than just IoT.
Brian Trammell noted that many IoT devices are already not complying with the minimal legal requirements regarding transparency and control. There should be principles for the architectures of those systems, and what happens to the data. Olaf Kolkman replied that the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply to IoT as much as it will to anything else.
Ted Hardie noted that the IAB would be happy to review any future Internet Society white papers on this topic.
2. Executive Session: IAB Chair Selection
In an executive session, the IAB selected Ted Hardie as the IAB Chair for 2018-2019.
3. IAB Program Leadership
The IAB discussed the leadership of various IAB Programs.
Jari Arkko will remain the IAB Lead for the IANA Program. The IAB took an action to find someone to take over approval of root zone changes from Ted Hardie.
Brian Trammell will remain the IAB Lead for the IP Stack Evolution Program.
Mark Nottingham will take over as the IAB Lead for the Liaison Oversight Program.
Brian Trammell and Melinda Shore will be IAB co-Leads for the Plenary Planning Program. Brian noted that he would like to step down from this position after IETF 102, but that the Program should continue to have two co-Leads.
Martin Thomson will remain the IAB Lead for the Privacy and Security Program for now; the IAB will discuss the Program further at the IAB retreat in April.
Robert Sparks will remain the IAB Lead for the RFC Series Oversight Committee (RSOC).
4. Internal Liaisons
The IAB’s liaison to the IESG and the IAB’s liaison to the 2018-2019 NomCom will be finalized later this week.
Cindy Morgan will send pointers to the IAB wiki pages with past advice to IAB NomCom liaisons.
5. Liaison Shepherds
The IAB reviewed the IAB shepherds for the various IETF liaison relationships, and made the following changes:
- Brian Trammell will be the liaison shepherd for CableLabs.
- Martin Thomson will be the liaison shepherd for ECMA TC39.
- Suzanne Woolf will be the liaison shepherd for ICANN NomCom.
6. Internationalization Statement
The IAB approved the text of the IAB Statement on Identifiers and Unicode via e-vote prior to the start of the meeting.
7. Monthly Reports
7.1. ISOC Liaison Report
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Internet Society Liaison Report to the IAB 15 March 2018 Topics: I. Upcoming Policy Papers Innovative Licensing Paper ISOC @ ITU Plenipotentiary 2018 IoT Security for Policymakers Cryptography: CEO Questions for CTOs II. Upcoming Submissions FairPlay Proposal, Canada III. Upcoming Engagements High Level Meeting on "Digital Inclusion for Development in the Americas" VII Regular Meeting of the Assembly of CITEL WACREN 2018 African Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Preparatory Meeting #2 2018 WSIS Forum IGF Open Consultations and MAG Meeting APAN 2018 Innovation Africa Digital G7 Ministerial on the Future of Jobs IV. Highlights of Recent Activities NDSS 2018 Blockchain and Digital Identity – A Good Fit? Successful engagement at the Internet & Jurisdiction conference in Ottawa ISOC delegation received by UN Secretary General in New York Workshop on Privacy Guidelines APRICOT 2018 I. Upcoming Policy Papers Innovative Licensing Paper A paper on Innovative Licensing will be released in April exploring the licensing environment for community networks and the policies that could be implemented or avoided in order to facilitate the creation and sustainability of community networks. This paper will first be released on Monday 19 March 2018 as a discussion paper, inviting comments from the community. ISOC @ ITU Plenipotentiary 2018 ISOC is a Sector Member of the ITU and will be attending Plenipotentiary 2018 as an observer. As part of our preparations we will have several informational resources for our community. A draft background paper on Plenipotentiary 2018 will be circulated to the community for review and input in March. ISOC will have fellowships available to ISOC members for Plenipotentiary 2018. A call for applications for the Fellowship Programme for Plenipotentiary will be issued in March. The expectation is to have selected fellows join ISOC staff in the organization's preparatory process early in the year. IoT Security for Policymakers Following consultation with our community, the paper on IoT Security for Policymakers will be released at the end of March. The paper covers some of the challenges in the IoT security ecosystem and encourages policymakers to guide the IoT ecosystem through a set of concrete recommendations and policy tools. Cryptography: CEO Questions for CTOs ISOC will shortly release the paper "Cryptography: CEO Questions for CTOs". The paper looks at the deployment of cryptography and sets out some questions that CEOs should ask to get an understanding of whether cryptography, as used in their organisation, is being well deployed and well managed. II. Upcoming Submissions FairPlay Proposal, Canada ISOC will be submitting a comment to the Canadian regulator on a proposal by a coalition of service and content providers to block access to sites that host pirated content. III. Upcoming Engagements High Level Meeting on "Digital Inclusion for Development in the Americas" This event brings together high level representatives from governments, the Internet technical community, international organizations, civil society and academia to exchange information, best practices, points of views and perspectives related with the topics: Digital Economy, Infrastructure, Connectivity and 5G, Reduction of Roaming charges at Regional level, and Issues with theft of Equipment. Raul Echeberria is a speaker at the event and has signed a partnership agreement with the Organisation of American States (OAS) to join the ICT Alliance 2030 in order to promote community networks in the Americas. More information at: https://www.citel.oas.org/en/Pages/Next-Meetings.aspx VII Regular Meeting of the Assembly of CITEL CITEL's General Assembly happens every four years and is the forum in which the highest telecommunications authorities of the Member States in the Americas agree on strategic plans, and mandate and review work programs to address challenges. More information available here: https://www.citel.oas.org/en/Pages/default.aspx WACREN 2018 The West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) 2018 Conference and Annual General Meeting is to be held in Lomé, Togo, on 15-16 March 2018. ISOC will be presenting on MANRS during the WACREN routing workshop. African Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Preparatory Meeting #2 As an Associate Member of ATU, ISOC will attend the ATU-PP-18 preparatory meeting. The agenda includes discussions on potential preliminary common proposals, views and issues for PP-18 from other regional telecommunication organizations and the ITU's Strategic and Financial plan. 2018 WSIS Forum The World Summit on Information Society will convene to showcase the role that ICTs should play in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Topics such as collaborative governance and support for alternative access will be discussed. ISOC will be organizing a panel on Community Networks. IGF Open Consultations and MAG Meeting The first Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) meeting of the IGF 2018 preparatory cycle will take place from 20-22 March at the headquarters of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in Geneva, Switzerland. More information: https:// www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2018-first-open- consultations-and-mag-meeting APAN 2018 The Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN45) Meeting is to be held in Singapore 25-29 of March 2018. ISOC will be presenting an introduction to MANRS during the meeting. Innovation Africa Digital This year's event focuses on Access. ISOC will be represented on a panel to discuss community networks. More here: http://extensia-events.com/ events/innovation-africa-digital-summit-20-21-march-2018-access-engage- retain/ G7 Ministerial on the Future of Jobs ISOC will have presence at this step towards the G7 Leaders Summit. We will push for recognition of the need to address challenges related to IoT security and privacy, as well as stress the importance to adopt a collaborative and inclusive approach to tackle them. IV. Highlights of Recent Activities NDSS 2018 The 25th edition of the Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium was held 18-21 February 2018 in San Diego, CA. There were four workshops in addition to the main program of 2 keynotes, 71 academic papers, and a poster session. The workshops include: Binary Analysis Research (https://www.ndss-symposium.org/bar-workshop-programme/) (BAR); Decentralized IoT Security and Standards (https://www.ndss- symposium.org/diss-workshop-programme/) (DISS); DNS Privacy (https:// www.ndss-symposium.org/ndss2018/cfp-ndss2018-dnspriv/) (DNSPRIV); and, Usable Security (https://www.ndss-symposium.org/ndss2018/cfp-ndss2018- usec/) (USEC 2018). In particular, the DNSPRIV and DISS workshops have had significant involvement from key IETF community members working in that space. Colocated with NDSS was also be an interim meeting of the proposed IRTF research group on Decentralized Internet Infrastructure (https:// trac.ietf.org/trac/dinrg/wiki/WikiStart). A blog post providing a high level overview of the entire set of events is available (https:// www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/celebrating-25th-anniversary- ndss/). Additionally, all papers, slides, videos, and posters are now available online at https://www.ndss-symposium.org/ndss2018/programme/. Blockchain and Digital Identity – A Good Fit? ISOC recently published a white paper, titled “Do Blockchains Have Anything to Offer Identity?”, to provide an in-depth analysis of blockchain and Identity and Access Management, and to provide a lens through which to view and evaluate forthcoming developments. Blogpost: https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/03/blockchain- digital-identity-good-fit/ Paper: https://www.internetsociety.org/resources/doc/2018/blockchain- identity/ Successful engagement at the Internet & Jurisdiction conference in Ottawa Kathy Brown attended the Internet & Jurisdiction conference in Ottawa where she delivered remarks in the opening session about the importance of supporters of the multistakeholder model to step up and both implement it at home for domestic policy and to become champions of it on the international stage. Kathy also published an op ed in The Hill Times (https://www.hilltimes.com/2018/02/26/canadas-unique-opportunity- lead-future-internet/135540) and was interviewed by iPolitics (https:// ipolitics.ca/article/ipolitics-q-internet-brink/). ISOC delegation received by UN Secretary General in New York The Delegation comprised of Kathy Brown, Raul Echeberria and Constance Bommelaer. The visit shows the important place given by the UN to ISOC. Workshop on Privacy Guidelines, 20-21 February, Addis Ababa ISOC and the African Union successfully held the 1st multistakeholder workshop to discuss the draft Guidelines on Privacy and Personal Data Protection for Africa. APRICOT 2018 Internet Society supported 13 fellows from South and Southeast Asia to participate in this year's APRICOT. This year's meeting was the biggest meeting on operational technologies in APAC. ISOC spoke on topics such as MANRS, IoT Security, RPKI, and ISOC updates. For more information: https://www.internetsociety.org/events/apricot-2018/
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7.2. IRTF Chair Report
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IRTF Report for March 2018 ANRP Two ANRP speakers will give their talks in IRTFOPEN in London: Mojgan Ghasemi, Akamai, one of Jennifer Rexford’s Ph.D. grads, and Vaspol Ruamviboonsuk, a Ph.D. student at University of Michigan. Their talks are from papers given at IMC 2016 and SIGCOMM 2017 respectively. Participation from those focused on the ART areas is especially encouraged, as these papers cover large-scale real-world video measurement and browser performance research respectively. Other Activities at IETF 101 The IAB will review MAPRG. Both chairs, Mirja Kuehlewind and Dave Plonka, will attend. A potential RG on Quantum Internet will be discussed in the IRTFOPEN meeting (see below). Jane Coffin, will moderate the technical plenary around GAIA topics. Jane is the co-chair of GAIA. The GAIA founding chair, Arjuna Sathiaseelan, has stepped down, and his successor is Leandro Navarro, who will also give one of the technical plenary talks. ANRW The Call for Papers is published (due date: April 20), and signal boosts are sought: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1J8Mu7KypNT6H4Bh_P- LcrSoG7YF1PinbRHYgeyrv69Q/view# Notifications to the peer-reviewed papers will go out May 14. The program committee selected an outstanding set of invited speakers: https://irtf.org/anrw/2018/program.html Status of Proposed and Potential Research Groups Proposed Path Aware Networking RG (PANRG) - third meeting will take place at IETF 101 Proposed Decentralized Internet Infrastructure RG (DINRG) - second meeting will be at IETF 101. First meeting was an interim collocated with NDSS 2018 in February. Research group soon to propose: Quantum Internet RG Proposed chairs: Rod van Meter (Keio University), Stephanie Wehner (TUDelft) Charter and community promotion under way, mailing list is email@example.com The chairs will discuss their vision for the RG (via Meetecho) in the IRTFOPEN meeting. Actively recruiting a team for a Proposed Privacy Research Group, intended to research the application of privacy-enhancing cryptographic and other techniques into Internet protocols. Presented an IRTF overview as part of a talk to the DC Area Privacy and Security Seminar on February 26, and the search continues. IRTF Documents Status RFC 8316 published: draft-irtf-nmrg-autonomic-sla-violation-detection draft-irtf-cfrg-xmss-hash-based-signatures - RFC-Editor queue, Informational draft-irtf-nwcrg-network-coding-taxonomy - Conflict review requested, waiting for IESG (Mirja is IESG owner) draft-nir-cfrg-rfc7539bis - Conflict review requested draft-irtf-icnrg-ccnxsemantics - IRSG Poll resulted in Revised I-D Needed, Experimental draft-irtf-icnrg-ccnmessages - IRSG Poll resulted in Revised I-D Needed, Experimental draft-irtf-nfvrg-gaps-network-virtualization - IRSG Poll nearly completed, Informational draft-irtf-cfrg-re-keying - In RGLC, Informational draft-irtf-icnrg-disaster - In RGLC, Informational Recent reports are also online if needed (and you can comment): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tr2k8pa-wuVcP39Ja4ctBbrmnEQmnU6xz4MjmX76To0/comment
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7.3. IANA Liaison Report
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IANA Services Liaison Report – 18 March 2018 SLA Deliverables Update: - ICANN met 100% of processing goal times for the January 2018 and 99% of processing goal times for the February 2018 monthly statistics report, exceeding the SLA goal to meet 90% of processing goal times. These times include the steps that ICANN has control over and not time it is waiting on requesters, document authors or other experts. Monthly reports can be found at: https://www.iana.org/performance/ietf- statistics - The 2018 SLA between the IAOC and ICANN is currently with the IAOC for review and approval. Other News: - For the Annual Protocol Parameters Review, which is part of the annual SOC 2 and SOC 3 audits performed on the IANA Services, ICANN completed the public RFP to select an audit firm. After thorough selection process the contract was awarded to RSM US, LLP. IANA Services Operator and IETF Leadership Meeting Minutes: None to report
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7.4. RFC Editor Liaison Report
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RFC Series Editor Update See the report from the RFC Series Editor in the IETF 101 proceedings https://www.ietf.org/how/meetings/proceedings/ - Format The initial release of the SVG checker, xmldiff, and rfclint have been released to the RPC for testing. The next several weeks will be iterative testing and updates of that code. The first publication formatter, v3 to TXT, is expected to release by the end of this month for testing by the RPC. Authors should expect processing delays as the RPC ramps up the testing for the v3 format. See https://trac.tools.ietf.org/tools/ietfdb/wiki/FormatToolsPlan for the current expected timeline. RPC update See the report from the RFC Editor in the IETF 101 proceedings https://www.ietf.org/how/meetings/proceedings/
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