In the USA, there is a proposed legislation that at the moment goes under the popular name PROTECT IP that is sort of a follow-up of COICA. You can find the proposal that under the formal name of GRA11400. Among other things the proposal talks about requirement of under some circumstances blocking of resolution of […]
I have got many questions during the years what actually happens when for example a web browser fetches a webpage from a web server. After discussing with some friends, this is created: A web browser access a web server…
The RFCs with numbers 5890-5894 where just released. The one that I worked most with was RFC 5892, and the announcement was like this:
From: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 08:37:42 -0700 (PDT) To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: RFC 5892 on The Unicode Code Points and Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA) […]
At the IETF-78 meeting in Maastricht, Netherlands, there was a celebration of the signing of the root zone. Champagne was served, and at while walking out of the plenary we also got cookies and a sticker.
17 years of hard work, and all we got was a sticker ;-)
Last week was an ICANN meeting in Brussels. I did not go this time either. But people still send questions to me on various subjects. One of the more popular ones the last couple of days is whether the string that is to be allocated as a potential new TLD must be acceptable to everyone, […]
I have reviewed Draft Unicode Technical Standard #46 – UNICODE IDNA COMPATIBILITY PROCESSING as could be found at https://www.unicode.org/reports/tr46/ on March 15, 2010 (below called TR#46).
The review is based on my personal experience from many years of activity in the IETF, and of course my work with both IDNA2003 (RFC3490 etc) and IDNA2008 (working […]