Unique Designation

Another site by Pete Maynard

This site is dedicated to Information-Centric Networking (ICN).

Recent Activity

A list of activities relating in some way to the information centric paradigm.


The world of ICN is quickly changing and is actively being developed by many different people with differing interests. This section will try to maintain a selected subset list of useful standards for newbies and implementers alike.

Getting Started with…

It is strongly recommended that you sign up with the NDN and ICNRG mailing lists to keep updated with the ongoing developments.


Due to the fluid state of ICN there are a lack of practical guides. Feel free to write some.

My current todo list:

Academic Publications

History of this site

This site was created on the 10th of March 2020, by Peter Maynard. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move. The site’s sole objective is to raise awareness of ICN and to provide newcomers with information to get started. If you spot a mistake, or wish to add something you may do so at https://gitlab.com/PMaynard/unique-designation.net/. Which is where the source code for this site is located. All content found on this site, and in the source repository is under CC BY-SA 4.0.


Any questions, comments, or concerns send them to Pete (either email or matrix) <pete>@port22.co.uk. Want to work on a research project? Me too! Get in touch.

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Updated: Mon 15 Jun 13:28:20 BST 2020