Internet Engineering Task Force

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) develops and promotes Internet standards, cooperating closely with the W3C and ISO/IEC standards bodies and dealing in particular with standards of the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP). It is an open standards organization, with no formal membership or membership requirements. It started out as a US federal government organization, and today it operates as a non-commercial not-for-profit non-governmental organization.All participants and managers are volunteers, though their work is usually funded by their employers or sponsors.
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  • How Facebook Protected Users with Dormant Yahoo Email Accounts

    … to receivers a point in time when the ownership of the target mailbox was known to the sender. To help other operators solve this problem and protect their own accounts, we documented our extension via the Internet Engineering Task Force, and the mechanism recently became a proposed standard. You can find it at http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7293. Readers: How active is the email address you registered your Facebook account under? …

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