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Dan York

Dan York

Senior Manager, Content and Web Strategy

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Dan is a passionate advocate for the open Internet focused on helping people understand the changes going on all around us within communication technology and practices. Dan serves the Internet Society as the Senior Manager, Content and Web Strategy for the Strategic Communications Team, focusing on the Internet Society's editorial content strategy across all sites. Dan is also active within the DNS and real-time communications areas of the IETF.

Since the mid-1980's Dan has been working with online communication technologies and helping businesses and organizations understand how to use and participate in those new media. An author of multiple books on networking, security, IPv6 and Linux, Dan is a dynamic and engaging speaker who frequently presents at industry conferences and events and has been blogging and writing online for over 11 years. His most recent books are "Migrating Applications to IPv6" and "The Seven Deadliest Unified Communications Attacks". Previously Dan worked for Voxeo Corporation heading up the company's communication through both traditional and new/social media. Prior to that, Dan served in the Office of the CTO for both Voxeo and before that Mitel focused on analyzing/evaluating emerging technology, participating in industry standards bodies and addressing VoIP security issues.

A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Dan speaks English and German and when not in front of the keyboard can usually be found engaging in outdoor activities or participating in the sport of curling, an addiction he picked up during 5 years of living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. More information about Dan can be found at danyork.me.

Dan is based in Keene, New Hampshire, United States

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Community Networks 12 October 2017

New Policy Brief published on Community Networks and Access to Spectrum

Yesterday we published a new policy brief: Spectrum Approaches for Community Networks. Access to affordable and available spectrum is critical...

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Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) 28 September 2017

ICANN Postpones DNSSEC Root KSK Rollover – October 11 will NOT be the big day

People involved with DNS security no longer have to be focused on October 11. News broke yesterday that ICANN...

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25th Anniversary 19 September 2017

Watch the Internet Hall of Fame (IHOF) Awards Tonight From L.A.

Who will be inducted into the 2017 Internet Hall of Fame? Who will be recognized for their contributions to...

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25th Anniversary 18 September 2017

WATCH LIVE: the “25 under 25” Award Ceremony, Monday, 18 September, at 9:00am PDT

Want to learn more about our “25 Under 25” award recipients?  How are they using the Internet to change the...

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Domain Name System (DNS) 11 July 2017

Rough Guide to IETF 99: DNS Privacy and Security, including DNSSEC

There’s a good bit of DNS secrurity and privacy activity happening at IETF 99 next week in Prague, although not all...

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About Internet Society 30 June 2017

Building Our New Website: A video about the user experience of multilingual websites

How do you build a multilingual website? What are the things you should be thinking about? In my last...

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