[At-Large] Now, for the next big thing

John R. Levine johnl at iecc.com
Thu Jan 19 21:11:50 UTC 2012

> Do you understand the relationship between ISOC and IETF? This is a similar relationship between ICANN and IANA.

IANA is run by paid full-time ICANN employees.  The IETF is 99% 
volunteers, with the ISOC involvement rather distant from its day to day 
technical  operations.  (We can have an argument about the role of the RFC 

If you look at the history, ICANN used to be a lot more active in IPv6 
advocacy than they have been since they've been fixated on selling 
$185,000 vanity domains.

John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
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