The Internet Protocol Journal - Volume 5, Number 4


Upcoming Events

The IETF will meet in San Francisco, California, USA March 16-21, 2003. The IETF will also meet in Vienna, Austria, July 13-18, 2003 and in Minneapolis, Minnesota November 9-14, 2003. See

The next APRICOT (Asia and Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies ) will be held in Taipei, Taiwan, February 19-28. See

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will meet in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 23-27, 2003, in Montreal, Canada, June 22-26, 2003, and in Carthage, Tunisia, December 1-5, 2003. See

The Internet Protocol Journal
Ole J. Jacobsen , Editor and Publisher

Editorial Advisory Board
Dr. Vint Cerf , Sr. VP, Internet Architecture and Technology WorldCom, USA

Dr. Jon Crowcroft , Marconi Professor of Communications Systems University of Cambridge, England

David Farber
The Alfred Fitler Moore Professor of Telecommunication Systems University of Pennsylvania, USA

Peter Löthberg , Network Architect
Stupi AB, Sweden

Dr. Jun Murai , Professor, WIDE Project
Keio University, Japan

Dr. Deepinder Sidhu , Professor, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Director, Maryland Center for Telecommunications Research, USA

Pindar Wong , Chairman and President
VeriFi Limited, Hong Kong

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