Dave Crocker

Dave Crocker

Consultant
Joined on October 27, 2004 – United States
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About

David H. Crocker is a principal with Brandenburg InternetWorking. He designs network-based applications businesses and distributed system architectures. His current efforts focus on the creation of Internet-based businesses built on a solid foundation of customer benefit and revenue potential.

Dave worked in the ARPA network research community during the 1970s, and led product development efforts at MCI and various Silicon Valley companies, during the 1980s. He then founded several startup companies, serving as CEO for one. Dave developed and operated two national email services, designed two others, and was CEO of a community non-profit ISP. His senior management product efforts cover email clients and servers, core protocol stacks for TCP/IP and OSI, network management control stations, and knowledge management tools for product support. For his work on email, Dave is a co-recipient of the 2004 IEEE Internet Award.

Dave has been leading and authoring Internet standards for thirty-five years, covering Internet mail, instant messaging, facsimile and EDI. He has also contributed to work on Internet security, ecommerce, domain name service, emergency services, and even some TCP and IP enhancements. He has authored more than 50 IETF Requests For Comments. Dave served as an Area Director for the Internet Engineering Task Force, variously overseeing network management, middleware and the IETF standards process. He is also a Senior Technical Adviser for the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) industry trade association.

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Celebrating Twenty Years of the UDRP

How the Internet Can Be Enormously Accelerated Without Fiber-Optic Cables or LEO Satellites

Preliminary Thoughts on the Equifax Hack

How the Clinton "Village" Transformed Internet Paradigms: Together Making a Difference

IETF's Descent Into the Political Rabbit Hole

Interoperability Testing Event for DMARC Email Anti-Spoofing Specification

Searching Under Lampposts with DKIM

Why Can't We Make the Internet Secure?

Turn the Table on Content Filtering

A Few Thoughts on the Future of Email Authentication

Developing Internet Standards: How Can the Engineering Community and the Users Meet?

Internet Governance: An Antispam Perspective

How Bad is Goodmail?

Challenges in Anti-Spam Efforts

Why DomainKeys is Broken

Topic Interests

Internet ProtocolSpamCybersecurityEmailDNSDomain NamesCybercrimeMalwareDNS SecurityPrivacyCensorshipPolicy & RegulationInternet GovernanceCyberattackVoIPWebMobile InternetTelecomICANNIPv6IP AddressingMultilinguismRegional RegistriesLawNetworksBroadbandUDRPDomain Management

Recent Blogs

Officially Compromised Privacy

Searching Under Lampposts with DKIM

A Few More Thoughts on Email Authentication… errr… Trust

Challenges in Anti-Spam Efforts

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Challenges in Anti-Spam Efforts

Searching Under Lampposts with DKIM

Officially Compromised Privacy

A Few More Thoughts on Email Authentication… errr… Trust