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Internet Engineering Task Force J. Arkko Internet Engineering Task Force J. Arkko
Internet-Draft Ericsson Internet-Draft Ericsson
Updates: 4071,4371 (if approved) T. Hardie Obsoletes: 4371 (if approved) T. Hardie
Intended status: Best Current Practice October 11, 2018 Intended status: Best Current Practice February 4, 2019
Expires: April 14, 2019 Expires: August 8, 2019
Update to the Process for Selection of Trustees for the IETF Trust Update to the Process for Selection of Trustees for the IETF Trust
draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-update-02 draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-update-03
Abstract Abstract
This memo updates the process for selection of trustees for the IETF This memo updates the process for selection of trustees for the IETF
Trust. Previously, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee Trust. Previously, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee
(IAOC) members also acted as trustees, but the IAOC has been (IAOC) members also acted as trustees, but the IAOC has been
eliminated as part of an update of the structure of the Internet eliminated as part of an update of the structure of the Internet
Administrative Support Activity (IASA). This memo specifies that the Administrative Support Activity (IASA). This memo specifies that the
trustees shall be selected separately. trustees shall be selected separately.
This memo updates RFCs 4071 and 4371 with regards to the selection of This memo obsoletes RFC 4371. The changes relate only to the
trustees. All other aspects of the IETF Trust remain as they are selection of trustees. All other aspects of the IETF Trust remain as
today. they are today.
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
2. Selection of Trustees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. IETF Trust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
3. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3. Selection of Trustees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
4. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 4. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
5. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 5. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
6. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 6. Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
6.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 7. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
6.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 7.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Appendix A. Changes from Previous Versions . . . . . . . . . . . 4 7.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Appendix A. Changes from Previous Versions . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
This memo updates the process for selection of trustees for the IETF This memo updates the process for selection of trustees for the IETF
Trust. Previously, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee Trust. Previously, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee
(IAOC) members also acted as trustees, but the IAOC has been (IAOC) members also acted as trustees, but the IAOC has been
eliminated as part of an update of the structure of the Internet eliminated as part of an update of the structure of the Internet
Administrative Support Activity (IASA). This memo specifies that the Administrative Support Activity (IASA). This memo specifies that the
trustees shall be selected separately. trustees shall be selected separately. See Section 3.
This memo updates RFCs 4071 and 4371 with regards to the selection of This memo obsoletes RFC 4371. The changes relate only to the
trustees. All other aspects of the IETF Trust remain as they are selection of trustees. All other aspects of the IETF Trust remain as
today. they are today. Section 2 copies the definition as it was in RFC
4371, only leaving out the part about trustee selection and adding a
reference to the IETF Trust website.
For a discussion of why this change is needed and a rationale for For a discussion of why this change is needed and a rationale for
these specific changes, see [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-rationale]. these specific changes, see [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-rationale].
2. Selection of Trustees 2. IETF Trust
A Trust ("the IETF Trust") has been formed for the purpose of
acquiring, holding, maintaining, and licensing certain existing and
future intellectual property and other property used in connection
with the administration of the IETF. The Trust was formed by the
signatures of its Settlors and initial Trustees. The Settlors, who
contributed initial intellectual property to the Trust, were ISOC and
the Corporation for National Research Initiatives. The Beneficiary
of the IETF Trust is the IETF as a whole.
Further details of the IETF Trust may be found at the IETF Trust's
website, <https://trustee.ietf.org/>.
3. Selection of Trustees
This document revises the original Trustee selection procedures This document revises the original Trustee selection procedures
defined in [RFC4071] and [RFC4371], to eliminate the requirement that defined in [RFC4071] and [RFC4371], to eliminate the requirement that
trustees be drawn from the members of the IAOC. trustees be drawn from the members of the IAOC.
In this newly revised IETF Trust structure, there will be five In this newly revised IETF Trust structure, there will be five
Trustees. Three shall be appointed by the IETF Nominating Committee Trustees. Three shall be appointed by the IETF Nominating Committee
(NomCom) and confirmed by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (NomCom) and confirmed by the Internet Engineering Steering Group
(IESG), one shall be appointed by the IESG, and one shall be (IESG), one shall be appointed by the IESG, and one shall be
appointed by the Internet Society (ISOC) Board of Trustees. The appointed by the Internet Society (ISOC) Board of Trustees. The
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when an appointment is not ready by the time of the first IETF of the when an appointment is not ready by the time of the first IETF of the
year. year.
Once the initial trustee selections according to the procedures in Once the initial trustee selections according to the procedures in
this document are complete, and at each subsequent annual meeting of this document are complete, and at each subsequent annual meeting of
the IETF Trust once new trustees are seated, the trustees shall elect the IETF Trust once new trustees are seated, the trustees shall elect
by a majority vote of the IETF Trust one trustee to serve as IETF by a majority vote of the IETF Trust one trustee to serve as IETF
Trust Chair. Trust Chair.
The processes regarding NomCom appointments and recalls of Trustees The processes regarding NomCom appointments and recalls of Trustees
for the IETF Trust follow those described in [RFC7437]. For the for the IETF Trust follow those described in
appointments by the IESG, the IESG is expected to run an open [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis]. For the appointments by the IESG, the
selection process and to consider the necessary skill set and IESG is expected to run an open selection process and to consider the
conflicts of interest as part of that process. necessary skill set and conflicts of interest as part of that
process.
3. Security Considerations 4. Security Considerations
This memo has no security implications for the Internet. This memo has no security implications for the Internet.
4. IANA Considerations 5. IANA Considerations
This memo requests no action from IANA. This memo requests no action from IANA.
5. Acknowledgements 6. Acknowledgements
The authors would like to thank members of the earlier IASA 2.0 The authors would like to thank members of the earlier IASA 2.0
design team who were Brian Haberman, Eric Rescorla, Jari Arkko, Jason design team who were Brian Haberman, Eric Rescorla, Jari Arkko, Jason
Livingood, Joe Hall, and Leslie Daigle. The authors would also like Livingood, Joe Hall, and Leslie Daigle. The authors would also like
to thank Alissa Cooper, Andrew Sullivan, Brian Carpenter, Lucy Lynch, to thank Alissa Cooper, Andrew Sullivan, Brian Carpenter, Lucy Lynch,
and John Levine for interesting discussions in this problem space. and John Levine for interesting discussions in this problem space.
The authors would also like to thank Russ Housley, Bob Hinden, Scott The authors would also like to thank Russ Housley, Bob Hinden, Scott
Mansfield, Alexey Melnikov, Suresh Krishnan, Mirja Kuhlewind, Ben Mansfield, Alexey Melnikov, Suresh Krishnan, Mirja Kuhlewind, Ben
Campbell, Spencer Dawkins, Martin Vigoreux, Benjamin Kaduk, and Campbell, Spencer Dawkins, Martin Vigoreux, Benjamin Kaduk, and
Adrian Farrel for careful review. Adrian Farrel for careful review. Finally, the authors would like to
thank the authors of [RFC4371], as the text from that RFC remains in
this document.
6. References 7. References
6.1. Normative References 7.1. Normative References
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis]
Kucherawy, M., Hinden, R., and J. Livingood, "IAB, IESG,
IETF Trust and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and
Recall Process: Operation of the IETF Nominating and
Recall Committees", draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis-05 (work
in progress), January 2019.
[RFC4071] Austein, R., Ed. and B. Wijnen, Ed., "Structure of the [RFC4071] Austein, R., Ed. and B. Wijnen, Ed., "Structure of the
IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA)", BCP 101, IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA)", BCP 101,
RFC 4071, DOI 10.17487/RFC4071, April 2005, RFC 4071, DOI 10.17487/RFC4071, April 2005,
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4071>. <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4071>.
[RFC4371] Carpenter, B., Ed. and L. Lynch, Ed., "BCP 101 Update for [RFC4371] Carpenter, B., Ed. and L. Lynch, Ed., "BCP 101 Update for
IPR Trust", BCP 101, RFC 4371, DOI 10.17487/RFC4371, IPR Trust", BCP 101, RFC 4371, DOI 10.17487/RFC4371,
January 2006, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4371>. January 2006, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4371>.
[RFC7437] Kucherawy, M., Ed., "IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection, 7.2. Informative References
Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the
Nominating and Recall Committees", BCP 10, RFC 7437,
DOI 10.17487/RFC7437, January 2015, <https://www.rfc-
editor.org/info/rfc7437>.
6.2. Informative References
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-rationale] [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-rationale]
Arkko, J., "Discussion of the Effects of IASA 2.0 Changes Arkko, J., "Discussion of the IASA 2.0 Changes as They
as They Relate to the IETF Trust", draft-ietf-iasa2-trust- Relate to the IETF Trust", draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-
rationale-00 (work in progress), September 2018. rationale-03 (work in progress), October 2018.
Appendix A. Changes from Previous Versions Appendix A. Changes from Previous Versions
RFC Editor: Please remove this section upon publication. RFC Editor: Please remove this section upon publication.
The -03pre1b version replaced updates of RFCs 4071 and 4371 with
obsoletion of RFC 4371, and updated the reference to RFC 7437 to its
newer bis version. It also copied the one remaining paragraph from
RFC 4371 to this document.
The version draft-itef-iasa2-trust-update-02.txt made some editorial The version draft-itef-iasa2-trust-update-02.txt made some editorial
corrections, as well as clarifying that no confirmation is needed in corrections, as well as clarifying that no confirmation is needed in
the cases other than the nomcom appointment, specified how IETF Trust the cases other than the nomcom appointment, specified how IETF Trust
chair is chosen, and required that an open process be used by the chair is chosen, and required that an open process be used by the
IESG for the selections. IESG for the selections.
The version draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-update-01.txt has taken into The version draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-update-01.txt has taken into
account last call comments. The changes are: 1) Clarification of the account last call comments. The changes are: 1) Clarification of the
role of the IETF Trust Chair to indicate which trustee positions are role of the IETF Trust Chair to indicate which trustee positions are
up for selection, similar to how RFC 7437 requires the IETF Executive up for selection, similar to how RFC 7437 requires the IETF Executive
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