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Patrik Fältström
(Patrik Faltstrom)
Pronouns: he/him

Patrik Fältström is CSO at Netnod, and part time at the CIO of the Swedish Armed Forces. Earlier at companies in Sweden, Canada and USA. Fältström is editor of many RFC’s, including Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) and E.164 number mapping in DNS (ENUM). He has been on IESG, IAB and the board of ISOC as well as leadership of Internet Governance Forum (IGF). He is member of SSAC of ICANN since 2005 and was its chair 2011-2017. Fältström holds an M.Sc. degree in mathematics from the University of Stockholm. He was inducted to The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in October 2013, and in January 2011 received The Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana from the President of Estonia.


Role Group Email
Authorized Individual ISO/IEC JTC1 SC2 (iso-iec-jtc1-sc2)
Liaison Manager Unicode (unicode)
Liaison Manager WIPO (wipo)
Liaison Manager ISO/IEC JTC1 SC2 (iso-iec-jtc1-sc2)
Reviewer ART Area Review Team (artart)

RFCs (20)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 1740 Dec 1994 MIME Encapsulation of Macintosh Files - MacMIME 4 RFCs
RFC 1741 Dec 1994 MIME Content Type for BinHex Encoded Files 2 RFCs
RFC 1835 Aug 1995 Architecture of the WHOIS++ service 12 RFCs
RFC 1914 Feb 1996 How to Interact with a Whois++ Mesh 4 RFCs
RFC 2611 Jun 1999 URN Namespace Definition Mechanisms 12 RFCs
RFC 2916 Sep 2000 E.164 number and DNS 21 RFCs
RFC 2957 Oct 2000 The application/whoispp-query Content-Type 4 RFCs
RFC 2958 Oct 2000 The application/whoispp-response Content-type 3 RFCs
RFC 3406 Oct 2002 Uniform Resource Names (URN) Namespace Definition Mechanisms 48 RFCs
RFC 3490 Mar 2003 Internationalizing Domain Names in Applications (IDNA) 82 RFCs
RFC 3761 Apr 2004 The E.164 to Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI) Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Application (ENUM) 39 RFCs
RFC 4194 Oct 2005 The S Hexdump Format
RFC 4690 Sep 2006 Review and Recommendations for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) 17 RFCs
RFC 5507 Apr 2009 Design Choices When Expanding the DNS 6 RFCs
RFC 5892 Aug 2010 The Unicode Code Points and Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA) 22 RFCs
RFC 6452 Nov 2011 The Unicode Code Points and Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA) - Unicode 6.0 5 RFCs
RFC 7553 Jun 2015 The Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) DNS Resource Record 2 RFCs
RFC 8753 Apr 2020 Internationalized Domain Names for Applications (IDNA) Review for New Unicode Versions 1 RFC
RFC 9233 Mar 2022 Internationalized Domain Names for Applications 2008 (IDNA2008) and Unicode 12.0.0 1 RFC
RFC 9285 Aug 2022 The Base45 Data Encoding

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