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M3AAWG Updates

  • Dr. Paul Vixie, author of several IETF DNS standards and Farsight Security CEO, testified at a July 15 U.S. Senate hearing on botnet takedowns at the request of M3AAWG. His testimony begins at1 hour and 34 minutes into the official hearing video. Per Dr. Vixie: “Each of these takedowns is also an example of modern multilateralism in which intent, competence, and merit were the guiding lights. The importance of multilateralism cannot be overemphasized.” His extended statement and a second response to additonal questions after the hearing are both available on the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary website under Hearings & Meetings or from our site under Public Policy Comments.  

  • To encourage governments to implement proven anti-abuse strategies, the Best Practices to Address Online and Mobile Threats report prepared by M3AAWG and the London Action Plan was presented to the 34-member countries of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-Development) for review by M3AAWG members Alex Bobotek, John Levine and Neil Schwartzman with Andre Leduc, Industry Canada, Manager, National Anti-spam Coordinating Body.