Dan York


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Dan York is the Director of Internet Technology at the Internet Society. In 2022, led the organization's Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite project, seeking to understand the benefits and challenges of this new way to provide Internet access and connect the unconnected. With the Internet Society, Dan has also had roles involving DNS security, web security, TLS, IPv6, communications, IETF participation, supporting local technical communities, and more. He has frequently presented at ICANN meetings and participated in various Internet Governance Forum (IGF) global and regional meetings.

Before joining the Internet Society in 2011, Dan spent over 10 years working with Voice-over-IP (VoIP) security and was involved with Linux and open-source technologies. Since the mid-1980, Dan has worked with online communication technologies and helped businesses and organizations understand how to use and participate in those new media. Dan frequently presents at conferences, has authored multiple books, participates in several podcasts, frequently edits Wikipedia, and writes extensively online. He lives in northern Vermont, USA, and can today most often be found on Mastodon.

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