Internet Architecture Board


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Internet Architecture Board

(IAB) The technical body that oversees the development of the Internet suite of protocols. It has two task forces: the Internet Engineering Task Force and the Internet Research Task Force.

"IAB" previously stood for Internet Activities Board.

Internet Architecture Board

(www.iab.org) Founded in 1983 as the Internet Activities Board, it is a volunteer organization that provides architectural guidance to and adjudicates conflicts for the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It appoints the IETF Chair and all other Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG) candidates. It also advises the Internet Society (ISOC) relating to technical and procedural matters.
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At that time, the Internet Architecture Board (IAB), which oversees the internet's technical standards, issued a statement saying it believed the VeriSign service contained "significant DNS protocol errors".
IEEE, Internet Architecture Board (IAB), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Internet Society and World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced in a separate press release today that they have signed a statement affirming the importance of the jointly developed set of OpenStand principles, which are available at open-stand.
The EC-POP comprises a bunch of executives and officials from major European telcos, corporations and trade associations, plus representatives from the Internet Society (ISOC), Council of Registrars (CORE) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB).
the global leader in standards-based unified communications (UC), today announced that Mary Barnes, a principal engineer in Polycom's UC Technologies and Solutions Architecture organization, has been named executive director of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB).
The Internet Architecture Board within the IETF is seen as most likely to perform the protocol SO role and the IP address SO will likely be staffed by members of the three regional IP registries, which currently allocate blocks of IP addresses in the Americas, Europe and Asia/Pacific regions.
Serving as the organizational home for the pre-eminent Internet standards development organizations, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the Internet Architecture Board (IAB), and the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF).
As it stands, the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) is putting itself forward to do the protocol work, a group called the Domain Name Support Organization (DNSO) has sprung up to do the names and the IP address work is still without takers, as far as we can tell.
Carpenter instigated an initiative last month within the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) for the IAB to become the protocol support organization (SO) to advise ICANN on internet protocol policy.

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