Open Stand Marks Its Three Year Anniversary

Posted on August 26th, 2015

This week we celebrate the third anniversary of the founding of OpenStand. The OpenStand Principles were jointly affirmed by IEEE, W3C, ISOC, IAB and IETF on August 29, 2012, in an effort to codify and jointly affirm the principles that brought us the open Internet and decades of open, technological innovation. The explosive growth of […]

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Open Standards Opportunities: Vint Cerf on Interplanetary Protocols for Space Communication

Posted on August 19th, 2015

Image: Shutterstock, Vadim Sadovski “Space: the final frontier.” Indelibly associated with Gene Roddenberry’s celebrated Star Trek mythos, these words also carry additional significance for the world of open standards in telecommunication. In a collaborative address at a conference hosted by the Internet Society (ISOC) earlier this year, web pioneer and industry juggernaut Vint Cerf identified […]

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Panelists of GCIG Conference Discuss Future of Internet Governance

Posted on August 12th, 2015

Image: Shutterstock, Moon Light PhotoStudio “The point of open standards is not ‘one size fits all.’ In fact, it’s completely the opposite. It’s ‘What is the minimum we need to agree on in order to be able to talk to each other?’” The above quote was delivered by former Internet Society CIO (now co-chair of […]

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Happy Birthday RFC Series!

Posted on August 6th, 2015

Image: Shutterstock, Ruth Black The documentation series known as Request for Comments (RFC) turned another year older this past April as the 46th anniversary of the first RFC, known as RFC 1, was observed and celebrated by the web standards community. RFC 1 was authored by Stephen D. Crocker in 1969 as an effort to […]

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