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Dan York

Dan York

Director of 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 Director of 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 Shelburne, Vermont, United States.

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Celebrating 50 Years of the RFCs That Define How the Internet Works

50 years ago today, on 7 April 1969, the very first “Request for Comments” (RFC) document was published. Titled...

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Technology 12 March 2019

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the World Wide Web

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Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) 29 January 2019

Call for Participation – ICANN DNSSEC Workshop at ICANN64 in Kobe, Japan

Will you be at the ICANN 64 meeting in March 2019 in Kobe, Japan? If so (or if you...

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Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) 2 November 2018

Rough Guide to IETF 103: DNSSEC, DNS Security and DNS Privacy

As happened earlier this year at IETF 102 in Montreal, DNS privacy will receive a large focus in the...

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IETF 24 October 2018

New Internet Draft: Considerations on Internet Consolidation and the Internet Architecture

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Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) 23 October 2018

Watch Live – DNSSEC Workshop on October 24 at ICANN 63 in Barcelona

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