Newsletter (22 May 2017)

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Members

(.AU auDA)

auDA Release New Code of Conduct As Transparency Questions Continue

http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/15/auda-code-conduct-transparency-questions-continue/


(.CC/.TV Verisign)

Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in April

https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-com-net-registrations-april/


(.NZ InternetNZ)

Celebrating a boost to New Zealand cybersecurity

https://internetnz.nz/news/celebrating-boost-new-zealand-cybersecurity


WannaCry provides important lessons for cyber security

https://internetnz.nz/news/wannacry-provides-important-lessons-cyber-security


Kiwis get better bang for buck with Internet and mobile services

https://internetnz.nz/news/kiwis-get-better-bang-buck-internet-and-mobile-services


Connecting rural New Zealand to the wireless technology future

https://internetnz.nz/blog/connecting-rural-new-zealand-wireless-technology-future


(.TH THNIC)

.TH Opens Second Level Registrations, But It Doesn’t Come Cheap!

http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/19/th-opens-second-level-registrations/


(.VN VNNIC)

VNNIC and ICANN cohost the media briefing on IDN

https://vnnic.vn/en/about/news/vnnic-and-icann-cohost-media-briefing-idn-03-05-2017?lang=en


Viet Nam IPv6 Day 2017

https://vnnic.vn/en/about/news/viet-nam-ipv6-day-2017-5-5-2017?lang=en


(AFNIC)

Afnic gives more details concerning the recruitment of its CEO

https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/10498/show/afnic-gives-more-details-concerning-the-recruitment-of-its-ceo-1.html


Afnic Forum 2017: a not-to-be-missed event for the online presence of SOHOs and SMEs

https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/10479/show/afnic-forum-2017-a-not-to-be-missed-event-for-the-online-presence-of-sohos-and-smes.html


(Neustar)

Neustar International Security Council Launches to Deliver Range of Customer Benefits

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


Neustar Names Kathleen Dundas as Vice President of Global Agency Partnerships

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


(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)

Money raised from increased domain name registration costs will go toward development projects

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11552


Happy birthday .РФ domain!

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11548


(ISOC .AM)

Radio Menq project selected for WSIS Prize

https://www.isoc.am/


The First Armenian School on Internet Governance

http://armsig.am/


Others

2017 CENTR Board of Directors offsite conclusions

https://www.centr.org/news/news/2017-centr-board-of-directors-offsite-conclusions.html


Developing security skills at UMS, Malaysia

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/19/developing-security-skills-ums-malaysia/


AfSIG 2017 – towards a better Internet in Afghanistan

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/18/afsig-2017-towards-better-internet-afghanistan/


Students the real winners at inaugural Afghanistan School on Internet Governance

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/18/students-real-winners-inaugural-afghanistan-school-internet-governance/


Event Wrap: IDNIC OPM, Denpasar

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/18/event-wrap-idnic-opm-denpasar/


PacIGF begins today

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/17/pacigf-begins-today/


Register for our workshop in Kiribati this August

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/16/register-kiribati-workshop-august/


WSIS Prizes 2017: World’s top ‘ICT for Development’ initiatives announced

http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR20.aspx


It's Up To Each Of Us: Why I WannaCry For Collaboration

https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2017/05/its-each-us-why-i-wannacry-collaboration


Hidden in Plain Sight: FCC Chairman Pai's Strategy to Consolidate the U.S. Wireless Marketplace

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170519_hidden_in_plain_sight_fcc_chair_pai_consolidate_wireless_market/


The 2-Character Answer to this GAC Advice Should be "No"

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170516_the_2_character_answer_to_this_gac_advice_should_be_no/


How Aruba is Using Racing Sponsorship to Make Itself a Premium Brand

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170515_aruba_using_racing_sponsorship_to_make_itself_premium_brand/


Why Not Connect Cuba's Gaspar Social Streetnet to the Internet?

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170513_why_not_connect_cuba_gaspar_social_streetnet_to_internet/


8 Reasons Why Cybersecurity Strategy and Business Operations are Inseparable

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170513_why_cybersecurity_and_business_operations_are_inseparable/


IETF Overview and Special-Use Domain Names Problem Statement

https://www.ietf.org/tao.html


China and US Dominate Short .COM Domain Buys, But Differences In Preferences Finds Liquid Domains Report

http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/11/china-us-dominate-short-com-domain-buys/


Former Afnic CEO Reveals New Job With French Government

http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/12/former-afnic-ceo-reveals-new-job-with-french-government/


ICANN

ICANN Registration System Email Validation

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-19-en


ICANN Supports the Africa Internet Summit as Part of Its Regional Outreach Efforts

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-05-18-en


Call for Volunteers as Trusted Community Representatives

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-18-en


ICANN FY16 Form 990 Announcement

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2017-05-15-en


NextGen@ICANN Program Opens Application Round for ICANN60

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-05-15-en


The Latin Script Community Forms the Generation Panel for Developing the Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-15-en


LAC DNS Marketplace Study – Now Available in Spanish and Portuguese!

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-11-en


The Fourth Middle East Domain Name System (DNS) Forum to Take Place in Cairo, Egypt

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-10-en


Call for volunteers: 1 ccNSO appointed member to the CCWG new gTLD Auction Proceeds

https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-09may17-en.htm


ccNSO: Agenda – May Council Meeting

https://ccnso.icann.org/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-18may17-en.pdf


Current ICANN Public Consultations

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


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


Recommendations to Improve SO/AC Accountability

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/soac-accountability-2017-04-14-en


Proposed Renewal of .NET Registry Agreement

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/net-renewal-2017-04-20-en


Draft Framework of Interpretation for Human Rights

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/foi-hr-2017-05-05-en


Revised ICANN Procedure for Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Law: Process and Next Steps

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/whois-privacy-law-2017-05-03-en


Release of Country and Territory Names within the .PIONEER, .FUJITSU, .OBI, .SHARP, .TOYOTA, and .LEXUS TLDs

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ctn-release-tlds-2017-05-08-en


Proposed Implementation of GNSO Consensus Policy Recommendations for the Protection of IGO&INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/igo-ingo-protection-2017-05-17-en