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Dave Plonka

David Plonka (Dave) is a senior research scientist with Akamai. Dave's research and development interests include Internet measurement, traffic classification, analytics, and anomaly detection; Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6); global Internet application performance; managing the IoT - Internet of Things; and security vulnerabilities. He has worked as a programmer and network engineer, authored free software, and developed Internet best practices and standards. He holds a Ph.D. (Computer Sciences) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. CV:


Role Group Email
Chair Measurement and Analysis for Protocols (maprg) Dave@Plonka.US
Member Internet Research Steering Group (irsg) Dave@Plonka.US

RFCs (1)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 4085 Jun 2005 Embedding Globally-Routable Internet Addresses Considered Harmful 8 RFCs

Active Internet-Drafts (0)

Dave has no active Internet-Drafts as of 2023-09-25.

Expired Internet-Drafts (2)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity