Newsletter (8 May 2017)

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

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Members

(.AU auDA)

Update on the Registry Transformation Project

https://www.auda.org.au/news/update-on-the-registry-transformation-project/


New Independent Board Director Announcement

https://www.auda.org.au/news/new-independent-board-director-announcement/


auDA ends exclusive negotiations with AusRegistry in relation to the Registry License Agreement

https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-ends-exclusive-negotiations-with-ausregistry-in-relation-to-the-registry-licence-agreement/


(.CC/.TV Verisign)

Verisign Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvdmVyaXNpZ24tcmVwb3J0cy1maXJzdC1xdWFydGVyLTIwMTctcmVzdWx0cw%3D%3D


(.NZ InternetNZ)

Introducing our new strategic partner...

https://internetnz.nz/blog/introducing-our-new-strategic-partner


WISPS – our time has come

https://internetnz.nz/blog/wisps-our-time-has-come


(.VN VNNIC)

.VN reaches 400.000 domain name milestone

https://www.vnnic.vn/en/about/news/vn-reaches-400000-domain-name-milestone?lang=en


(AFNIC)

The Afnic Board of Directors appoints Pierre Bonis as Acting CEO

https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/10453/show/the-afnic-board-of-directors-appoints-pierre-bonis-as-acting-ceo.html


(Neustar)

Neustar Research Shows a DDoS Attack Can Cost An Organization On Average More Than $2.5 Million in Revenue

https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/ddos2017


(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)

Interaction with competent organisations will facilitate self-regulation of the industry

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11533


310 domain names blocked in March

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11522


International organisations can become drivers for IDN email introduction

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11484


Others

Celebrating 25 Years of the RIPE NCC

https://www.ripe.net/publications/news/about-ripe-ncc-and-ripe/celebrating-25-years-of-the-ripe-ncc


dotmagazine: Connecting the World - What's it Worth?

https://international.eco.de/2017/news/dotmagazine-connecting-the-world-whats-it-worth.html


DomainWire Global TLD Report Q1/2017

https://www.centr.org/news/news/domainwire-global-tld-report-q1-2017.html


CENTR welcomes Bosnia and Herzegovina (.ba) to its membership

https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-welcomes-bosnia-and-herzegovina-ba-to-its-membership.html


EU Policy Update - April 2017

https://www.centr.org/news/eu-updates/eu-policy-update-april-2017.html


IDNF: Bridging the gaps, creating rockstars

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/05/idnf-bridging-gaps-creating-rockstars/


Overcoming traffic engineering challenges with SDN

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/04/overcoming-traffic-engineering-challenges-sdn/


Event Wrap: PITA 21 AGM, Cook Islands

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/04/event-wrap-pita-21-agm-cook-islands/


Are homogenic nameserver names a single point of failure?

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/03/homogenic-nameserver-names-single-point-failure/


Improving peering relationships in Japan

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/01/improving-peering-relationships-japan/


How to observe allocated IPv6 addresses

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/28/observe-allocated-ipv6-addresses/


Event Wrap: China Member Gathering, Guangzhou

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/28/event-wrap-china-member-gathering-guangzhou/


AI for Good Global Summit – 7-9 June 2017: ITU and XPRIZE launch global dialogue to ensure AI benefits humanity

http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-MA04.aspx


ITU Telecom World 2017 takes a look into our smart future

http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR18.aspx


Make IGF Open Forum Requests until 21 June

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


Calls for IGF Village Booths and Day 0 Pre-Events open until 21 July 2017

https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-village-booths


Promoting Digital Accessibility in Sri Lanka

https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/asia-pacific-bureau/2017/05/promoting-digital-accessibility-sri-lanka


First Two-Day School on Internet Governance in Afghanistan

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170506_first_two_day_school_on_internet_governance_in_afghanistan/


Jakarta Declaration Calls on Governments to Recognize Legitimacy of Encryption

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170504_jakarta_declaration_calls_on_governments_to_recognize_encryption/


Brand Control: The Next Stage for Digital

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170503_brand_control_the_next_stage_for_digital/


Oh, Those Wild and Crazy New TLDs

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170430_oh_those_wild_and_crazy_new_tlds/


Domain Names Are Fading From User View

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170428_domain_names_are_fading_from_user_view/


Dot-Com is Still King - of Domain Name Disputes

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170427_dot_com_is_still_king_of_domain_name_disputes/


New Chapter Working Groups Open Closed Doors

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170427_new_chapter_working_groups_open_closed_doors/


The Economist: Data, the Oil of the Digital Era

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170505_the_economist_data_the_oil_of_the_digital_era/


Internet Heavy Weights Staying Out of Net Neutrality Battle

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170502_internet_heavy_weights_staying_out_of_net_neutrality_battle2/


NSA to Stop Collecting American Emails To and From Overseas

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170428_nsa_to_stop_collecting_american_emails_to_and_from_overseas/


A Report on Cyber Espionage Activities of Pawn Storm Over the Past Two Years

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170425_report_on_cyber_espionage_activities_of_the_notorious_pawn_storm/


ICANN: Pacific Governments to Enhance Better Participation in Internet Governance Discussions

http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/06/icann-pacific-governments-internet-governance/


The DNA Study Claims New gTLDs Can Compete With .COM on SEO

http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/04/26/the-dna-study-claims-new-gtlds-can-compete-with-com-on-seo/


ICANN

The ICANN History Project Goes Live

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-05-04-en


Independent Examiner Issues Final Report on Review of the At-Large Organization

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-04-en


Revised ICANN Procedure for Handling Whois Conflicts with Privacy Law: Assessment and Next Steps Now Available for Public Comment

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-03-en


Date Change for ICANN62 in June 2018 to be held in Panama

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-02-en


ICANN Board to Hold Two Open Sessions During Geneva Workshop

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-04-25-en


M3AAWG Appoints Dr. John Levine Liaison to ICANN

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/m3aawg-appoints-dr-john-levine-liaison-to-icann


Complaints Office Update: Objectives & Next Steps

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/complaints-office-update-objectives-next-steps


ccNSO Council wishes to acknowledge and thank Mathieu Weill

https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-2-04may17-en.htm


ccNSO appoints Jordan Carter (.nz) as co-chair CCWG Accountability

https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-04may17-en.htm


ccNSO Defers Participation Registration Directory Services Review

https://ccnso.icann.org/about/sataki-to-crocker-04may17-en.pdf


Call for 1 Volunteer as Member of the Cross-Community Working Group Enhancing ICANN Accountability

https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-03may17-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposed Fundamentals Bylaws Changes to Move the Board Governance Committee's Reconsideration Process Responsibilities to another Board Committee

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/bylaws-bgc-2017-03-31-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


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