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Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Technical Work of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (RFC2860)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003460D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 5 page(s) / 11K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

B. Carpenter: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This document places on record the text of the Memorandum of Understanding concerning the technical work of the IANA that was signed on March 1, 2000 between the IETF and ICANN, and ratified by the ICANN Board on March 10, 2000.

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Network Working Group B. Carpenter

Request for Comments: 2860 IAB

Category: Informational F. Baker

IETF

M. Roberts

ICANN

June 2000

Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Technical

Work of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This document places on record the text of the Memorandum of

Understanding concerning the technical work of the IANA that was

signed on March 1, 2000 between the IETF and ICANN, and ratified by

the ICANN Board on March 10, 2000.

MoU text as signed

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CONCERNING THE TECHNICAL WORK OF THE

INTERNET ASSIGNED NUMBERS AUTHORITY

1. This Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") defines an agreement

between the Internet Engineering Task Force and the Internet

Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Its intent is exclusively

to define the technical work to be carried out by the Internet

Assigned Numbers Authority on behalf of the Internet Engineering Task

Force and the Internet Research Task Force. It is recognized that

ICANN may, through the IANA, provide similar services to other

organisations with respect to protocols not within IETF's scope (i.e.

registries not created by IETF or IRTF action); nothing in this MOU

limits ICANN's ability to do so.

2. This MOU will remain in effect until either modified or cancelled

by mutual consent of the Internet Engineering Task Force and the

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or cancelled by

either party with at least six (6) months notice.

3. Definition of terms and abbreviations used in this document.

ICANN - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a

California non-profit corporation.

IANA - Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (a traditional name, used

here to refer to the technical team making and publishing the

assignments of Internet protocol technical parameters). The IANA

technical team is now part of ICANN.

IETF - the Internet Engineering Task Force, the unincorporated

association operating under such name that creates Internet Standards

and related documents.

IAB - the Internet Architecture Board, an oversight committee of the

IETF. The IAB is chartered to designate the IANA on behalf of the

IETF.

IESG - the Internet Engineering Steering Group, a management

committee of the IETF.

IRTF - the Internet Res...