STIR into Action

Providers of voice over IP in the United States will be required to implement the STIR protocol as a result of recently enacted legislation to address some of the root causes of illegal robocalling on the telephone network.

Read more about how the IETF STIR protocol is being put into action.

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    IETF 107 Vancouver

    IETF 107 starts Saturday 21 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 27 March.

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  • IETF Administration LLC 2020 Budget

    The IETF Administration LLC has finalised its 2020 budget following a community consultation.

    16 Jan 2020
  • STIR into Action

    Providers of voice over IP in the United States will be required to implement the IETF’s Secure Telephony Identity Revisited (STIR) protocol as a result of recently enacted legislation to address some of the root causes of illegal robocalling on the telephone network.

    6 Jan 2020
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Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force

  • Working Groups
  • Request for Comments (RFCs)

Working groups

Working Groups are the primary mechanism for development of IETF specifications and guidelines. Working Groups are typically created to address a specific problem or to produce one or more specific deliverables (a guideline, standards specification, etc.).

Request for Comments (RFCs)

The IETF publishes RFCs authored by network operators, engineers, and computer scientists to document methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable to the Internet.

  • Featured Working Group

    Secure Telephone Identity Revisited

    The STIR working group will specify Internet-based mechanisms that allow verification of the calling party's authorization to use a particular telephone number for an incoming call. Since it has...

    stiractivestir@ietf.org

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