Newsletter (10 April 2017)

Recent Updates
Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD72, Tbilisi, Georgia, 14-15 September 2017

** Meeting Website ** Latest Agenda (6 April 2017) ** Fellowship Application

APTLD Fellows to APSIG-2017 Selected ** Announcement

Members

(.CC/.TV Verisign)

Verisign to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results

https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvdmVyaXNpZ24tcmVwb3J0LWZpcnN0LXF1YXJ0ZXItMjAxNy1maW5hbmNpYWwtcmVzdWx0cw%3D%3D

(.NZ InternetNZ)

The Intelligence and Security Act 2017

https://internetnz.nz/blog/intelligence-and-security-act-2017

A Kiwi at OpenCon 2016

https://internetnz.nz/blog/kiwi-opencon-2016

Emergencies and the Internet

https://internetnz.nz/blog/emergencies-and-internet

(.TH THNIC)

BGP Peering Workshop, 17-20 May 2017

http://www.thnic.or.th/bgp-peering-workshop-2017/

(Afilias)

5 Afilias Top Level Domains Now Licensed for Sale in China

https://afilias.info/news/2017/04/06/5-afilias-top-level-domains-now-licensed-sale-china

(.DE DENIC eG)

DENIC Starts Official Operation as Data Escrow Provider for ICANN-Accredited Registrars

https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/press-releases/article/denic-starts-official-operation-as-data-escrow-provider-for-icann-accredited-registrars/

DENIC Domain Statistics 2016: The Regional Distribution of .de Domains in Germany

https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/press-releases/article/denic-domain-statistics-2016-the-regional-distribution-of-de-domains-in-germany/

(Neustar)

Neustar and Google Partner to Help Brands More Accurately Measure the Impact of Their Marketing

https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/googlemmm

Massive DDoS Attack On U.S. College Throws IoT Security Into The Spotlight -- Again

http://service.meltwaternews.com/mnews/redirect.html?docId=5708852803&userId=299738&cId=80160&pId=10&agentId=5128541&type=1&s=808&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.crn.com%2Fnews%2Finternet-of-things%2F300084446%2Fmassive-ddos-attack-on-u-s-college-throws-iot-security-into-the-spotlight-again.htm

(Netnod)

New Netnod Optical IX service set to revolutionise peering in the Nordics

https://www.netnod.se/regular-page/new-netnod-optical-ix-service-set-revolutionise-peering-nordics

(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)

Innopolis to host 8th Russian Internet Governance Forum

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11430

Others

Using .com registration trends to discover keyword-rich domain names

https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/using-february-com-registration-trends-discover-keyword-rich-domain-names/

Leadership Reorganisation Amplifies Internal Structure to Enhance the Registry’s Impact

http://pir.org/leadership-reorganisation-amplifies-internal-structure-to-enhance-the-registrys-impact/

Internet Day 2017 - Internet - Data! Algorithms! Paradise?

https://www.internet.ee/news/internet-day-2017-internet-data-algorithms-paradise

APNIC Academy launches

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/07/apnic-academy-launches/

Network Security & IRM workshop, Solomon Islands

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/07/network-security-irm-workshop-solomon-islands/

Event Wrap: IGFA 2017, Kabul, Afghanistan

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/04/event-wrap-igfa-2017-kabul-afghanistan/

IETF 98 Chicago: Is there a role for the RIRs in IPAM?

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/31/ietf-98-chicago-role-rirs-ipam/

IGF 2017 Call for Open Forums

http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-call-for-open-forums

IGF 2017 Call for Workshop Proposals

http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-call-for-workshop-proposals

ITU accelerates study of smart-city data management

http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR13.aspx

OTA and ISOC Combine Resources to Enhance Online Trust, Security and Privacy

https://www.internetsociety.org/news/ota-and-isoc-combine-resources-enhance-online-trust-security-and-privacy

The Internet Society Announces New Senior Director of Partnerships and Development

https://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-society-announces-new-senior-director-partnerships-and-development

Encryption and Securing Our Digital Economy

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170407_encryption_and_securing_our_digital_economy/

Kelly's Case Updated: A Need for Further DNS Registrar Industry (Self-) Regulation

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170405_kellys_case_need_for_further_dns_registrar_industry_selfregulation/

The IETF's Job Is Complete - Should It Now Scale Up, Down or Out?

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170331_ietf_job_is_complete_should_it_now_scale_up_down_or_out/

WikiLeaks Releases CIA Documents on Grasshopper Framework for Building Customized Malware Payloads

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170407_wikileaks_releases_cia_documents_on_grasshopper_framework/

ICANN

Fifteen Candidates Have Been Selected for NextGen@ICANN59

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-07-en

ICANN Publishes Its First LAC Strategy Trifold

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-s-latin-american-and-caribbean-lac-team-launches-a-new-regional-strategy-resource

ICANN Releases Results of ICANN58 Survey

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-03-en

Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS (SSR2) Review Team Announces Leadership

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-30-en

ICANN60 Fellowship Application Round Now Open

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-03-29-en

Join our webinar on Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Draft Report

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-29-en

ICANN Clarifies its Position in Response to Purported Threats Posed by Children-Related New gTLDs

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-clarifies-its-position-in-response-to-purported-threats-posed-by-children-related-new-gtlds

ICANN’s Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Team Launches a New Regional Strategy Resource

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-s-latin-american-and-caribbean-lac-team-launches-a-new-regional-strategy-resource

ccNSO | Agenda – April Council Meeting

https://ccnso.icann.org/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-13apr17-en.pdf

ccNSO | ccNSO Activity Summary March 2017

https://ccnso.icann.org/resources/activity-summary-mar17-en.htm

Current ICANN Public Consultations

GNSO Initial Report on the IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms Policy Development Process

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/igo-ingo-crp-access-initial-2017-01-20-en

Recommendations to Improve ICANN's Transparency

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ccwg-acct-draft-recs-2017-02-21-en

Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Implementation Guidelines

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/idn-guidelines-2017-03-03-en

Interim Paper Cross-Community Working Group on Use of Names of Countries and Territories as Top Level Domains

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cwg-uctn-interim-paper-2017-02-24-en

Enhancing Accountability Guidelines for Good Faith

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/enhancing-accountability-guidelines-good-faith-2017-03-07-en

Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations for New gTLDs

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cct-rt-draft-report-2017-03-07-en

ICANN's Draft FY18 Operating Plan and Budget, and Five-Year Operating Plan Update

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fy18-budget-2017-03-08-en

GNSO Community Comment 2 (CC2) on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cc2-new-gtld-subsequent-procedures-2017-03-22-en

Draft 2016 African Domain Name System Market Study

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/africa-dns-market-study-2017-03-10-en

Proposal for Ethiopic Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ethiopic-lgr-2017-03-23-en