The Postel Award was established by the Internet Society to honour individuals or organisations that, like Jon Postel
, have made outstanding contributions in service to the data communications community.
use between machines, while its author, Jon Postel
, is remembered for
In 1997, during the process that led to the creation of ICANN, the US Congress was outraged to discover that Dr Jon Postel
, the previous custodian of the IANA function, had delegated Libya a domain.
See Dominic Gates, Culture Clash in the Root Zone: Should Jon Postel
Be the Master of Your Domain?
There is a tribute to Jon Postel
, father of the Internet, who died in October, 1998.
He has shaped a community of Africans who share his vision and reflect the dedication shown by Jon Postel
Mockapetris, along with the late Jon Postel
, collaborated on the DNS system as part of the pre-Internet ARPANET project.
The nine-member interim board (plus Roberts as president) was chosen last year in an ad-hoc manner by Jon Postel
, the now-deceased director of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and his lawyer, Joe Sims of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue.
Professor of Computer Science at UCLA, holds the Jon Postel
Chair in Computer Networks, and is Founding Director of the NSF-funded Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS)
IOD co-founder Chris Ambler claims he got permission from IANA director Jon Postel
to run a .
Presentation of the Internet Society's Jon Postel
Two ISI computer scientists, the late Jon Postel
and Paul Mockapetris, created the system as part of the pre-Internet ARPANET project.