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Alissa Cooper

Alissa Cooper is the Executive Director of the Knight-Georgetown Institute (KGI). Based at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, KGI translates research about information technology and the online information environment for policy and practicioner audiences. Prior to joining KGI, Alissa spent a decade at Cisco Systems in a variety of senior engineering and executive roles, including Fellow, VP of Technology Standards, and VP/CTO for Technology Policy. She previously served as the IETF Chair, an ART Area Director, an IAB member, and the chair of the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group. She currently co-chairs the MIMI working group and serves on the board of The Tor Project.


Role Group Email
Chair More Instant Messaging Interoperability (mimi)
Member Internet Architecture Board (iab)
Member IAB-ISOC Policy Coordination (iabisoc)

RFCs (10)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 5594 Jul 2009 Report from the IETF Workshop on Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Infrastructure, May 28, 2008 5 RFCs
RFC 6280 Jul 2011 An Architecture for Location and Location Privacy in Internet Applications 17 RFCs
RFC 6462 Jan 2012 Report from the Internet Privacy Workshop 5 RFCs
RFC 6789 Dec 2012 Congestion Exposure (ConEx) Concepts and Use Cases 7 RFCs
RFC 6973 Jul 2013 Privacy Considerations for Internet Protocols 63 RFCs
RFC 7721 Mar 2016 Security and Privacy Considerations for IPv6 Address Generation Mechanisms 25 RFCs
RFC 7754 Mar 2016 Technical Considerations for Internet Service Blocking and Filtering 8 RFCs
RFC 7957 Aug 2016 DISPATCH-Style Working Groups and the SIP Change Process
RFC 8064 Feb 2017 Recommendation on Stable IPv6 Interface Identifiers 15 RFCs
RFC 8875 Aug 2020 Working Group GitHub Administration 1 RFC

Active Internet-Drafts (1)

Expired Internet-Drafts (16)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity