Murray Kucherawy

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Murray originated in Canada where he earned a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo in 1994. He has spent his professional career working at Internet Serivce Providers and software companies, mostly tending to general infrastructure but specializing for many years in email and related technologies. He spent much effort on open source email systems at Sendmail and Cloudmark, during which he became a regular IETF participant working on software and standards in tandem. He has authored or co-authored 31 RFCs. He has chaired several working groups (MARF, WEIRDS, APPSAWG, DISPATCH, DCRUP, and more recently DMARC) and served on back-to-back NomComs. He also serves as one of the reviewers of Media Type applications, and was a member of the ICANN Technical Study Group supporting the successor to WHOIS. Since 2012 he's been employed by Facebook as both a Software Engineer and a Production Engineer, recently focused mainly on supporting and growing both internal and external cloud and data center services.

He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter, who is no longer afraid of Pete Resnick.


Area Director of Secure Telephone Identity Revisited (stir)
Area Director of WebRTC Ingest Signaling over HTTPS (wish)
Area Director of Automatic SIP trunking And Peering (asap)
Area Director of SDP Directorate (sdpdir)
Area Director of Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance (dmarc)
Area Director of Relay User Machine (rum)
Area Director of Web Packaging (wpack)
Area Director of Applications and Real-Time Area (art)
Area Director of Secure Media Frames (sframe)
Area Director of Internet Engineering Steering Group (iesg)
Area Director of JSON Path (jsonpath)
Area Director of Session Initiation Protocol Core (sipcore)
Area Director of Codec Encoding for LossLess Archiving and Realtime transmission (cellar)
Area Director of Multiparty Multimedia Session Control (mmusic)
Area Director of Privacy Enhanced RTP Conferencing (perc)
Area Director of Emergency Context Resolution with Internet Technologies (ecrit)
Area Director of Real-Time Communication in WEB-browsers (rtcweb)
Chair of Applications and Real-Time Area Open Meeting (artarea)
Chair of ART Area Review Team (artart)
Reviewer in ART Area Review Team (artart)

RFCs (33)

rfc5451 Apr 2009 Message Header Field for Indicating Message Authentication Status
Cited by 16 RFCs
rfc5965 Aug 2010 An Extensible Format for Email Feedback Reports
Cited by 12 RFCs
rfc6008 Sep 2010 Authentication-Results Registration for Differentiating among Cryptographic Results
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc6212 Apr 2011 Authentication-Results Registration for Vouch by Reference Results
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc6376 Sep 2011 DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Signatures
Cited by 55 RFCs
rfc6377 Sep 2011 DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) and Mailing Lists
Cited by 7 RFCs
rfc6522 Jan 2012 The Multipart/Report Media Type for the Reporting of Mail System Administrative Messages
Cited by 9 RFCs
rfc6541 Feb 2012 DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Authorized Third-Party Signatures
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc6577 Mar 2012 Authentication-Results Registration Update for Sender Policy Framework (SPF) Results
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc6590 Apr 2012 Redaction of Potentially Sensitive Data from Mail Abuse Reports
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc6647 Jun 2012 Email Greylisting: An Applicability Statement for SMTP
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc6650 Jun 2012 Creation and Use of Email Feedback Reports: An Applicability Statement for the Abuse Reporting Format (ARF)
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc6651 Jun 2012 Extensions to DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) for Failure Reporting
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc6686 Jul 2012 Resolution of the Sender Policy Framework (SPF) and Sender ID Experiments
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc6692 Jul 2012 Source Ports in Abuse Reporting Format (ARF) Reports
rfc6729 Sep 2012 Indicating Email Handling States in Trace Fields
rfc7001 Sep 2013 Message Header Field for Indicating Message Authentication Status
Cited by 8 RFCs
rfc7070 Nov 2013 An Architecture for Reputation Reporting
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc7071 Nov 2013 A Media Type for Reputation Interchange
Cited by 6 RFCs
rfc7072 Nov 2013 A Reputation Query Protocol
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc7073 Nov 2013 A Reputation Response Set for Email Identifiers
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc7103 Jan 2014 Advice for Safe Handling of Malformed Messages
rfc7293 Jul 2014 The Require-Recipient-Valid-Since Header Field and SMTP Service Extension
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc7372 Sep 2014 Email Authentication Status Codes
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc7410 Dec 2014 A Property Types Registry for the Authentication-Results Header Field
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc7437 Jan 2015 IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection, Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the Nominating and Recall Committees
Cited by 7 RFCs
rfc7489 Mar 2015 Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC)
Cited by 11 RFCs
rfc7601 Aug 2015 Message Header Field for Indicating Message Authentication Status
Cited by 3 RFCs
rfc8478 Oct 2018 Zstandard Compression and the application/zstd Media Type
Cited by 1 RFC
rfc8601 May 2019 Message Header Field for Indicating Message Authentication Status
Cited by 2 RFCs
rfc8617 Jul 2019 The Authenticated Received Chain (ARC) Protocol
rfc8713 Feb 2020 IAB, IESG, IETF Trust, and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the IETF Nominating and Recall Committees
Cited by 6 RFCs
rfc8878 Feb 2021 Zstandard Compression and the 'application/zstd' Media Type
Cited by 1 RFC

Active Drafts (0)

Murray has no active drafts as of 2021-04-22.