[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[ih] Who owns old RFCs ?

> On Apr 21, 2020, at 10:40 PM, Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Joe,
> The inclusion of the ISOC copyright was mandated by RFC2026 (October 1996)
> for "all ISOC standards-related documentation" (remembering that the IETF
> looked to ISOC for legal backing), but I forget why it took a year to
> implement. Possibly ISI lawyers?

I?m not aware of a reason; the people involved have largely passed, so it?s not clear an answer would be possible.

It would not be ISI lawyers; ISI was not (and is not) a separate legal entity; USC was/is.