Newsletter (24 April 2017)

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Members

(.AU auDA)

Business and Consumer Tips - 1.1 Incidents: When Disaster Strikes, Be Prepared

https://www.auda.org.au/blog/when-disaster-strikes-be-prepared/


(.CC/.TV Verisign)

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

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


Tech Startup Makes It Easy to Create Eye-Catching Graphics

https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/tech-start-makes-easy-create-eye-catching-graphics/


(.NZ InternetNZ)

Celebrating a boost to New Zealand cybersecurity

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


Solving the rural investment puzzle

https://internetnz.nz/blog/solving-rural-investment-puzzle


More than $100,000 given for Internet research

https://internetnz.nz/blog/more-100000-given-internet-research


(.VN VNNIC)

Once Free .VN Domain Names Now Available Through Registrars

http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/04/18/vn-domain-names-available-registrars/


(Neustar)

Neustar Unlocks Cloud Security Channel for Select Partners

https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/cloud-security-channel-program


25 Marketing Technology Trailblazers

http://adage.com/article/news/25-marketing-technology-trailblazers/308646/#BobStutz


(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)

Happy anniversary, .ru!

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11460


Andrei Vorobyev: the internet is changing, and so is the government's attitude to it

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11476


RIGF 2017: Youth Forum

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11460


Others

CENTR community submits comment on country names at top level paper

https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-community-submits-comment-on-country-names-at-top-level-paper.html


CENTR launches the call for nominations for its 2017 CENTR Awards

https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-launches-the-call-for-nominations-for-its-2017-centr-awards.html


(.uk) Oxford named best place in the UK to start a business

https://www.nominet.uk/best-place-to-start-a-business/


ITU and Argentina sign Host Country Agreement for the 2017 World Telecommunication Development Conference

http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-CM04.aspx


345 projects nominated for WSIS Prizes 2017

http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR15.aspx


See Summary of Latest MAG Discussions - Virtual Meeting III

https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/index.php?q=filedepot_download/3813/581


Establishing Thailand’s first neutral IXP

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/21/establishing-thailands-first-neutral-ixp/


Launching Papua New Guinea’s first neutral IXP

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/20/launching-papua-new-guineas-first-neutral-ixp/


IoT Threats: Whose problem is it?

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/19/iot-threats-whose-problem/


IETF 98 Chicago: Internet Protocols and Human Rights

https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/14/ietf-98-chicago-internet-protocols-human-rights/


Göran Marby's First Visit to China as ICANN President, Named 马跃然 by China Internet Community

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170423_goran_marby_first_visit_to_china_as_icann_president/


Internet for All Now: Legislation That Needs Your Support

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170421_internet_for_all_now_legislation_that_needs_your_support/


The Limits of Notice and Takedown

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170420_the_limits_of_notice_and_takedown/


6th Registration Operations Workshop (ROW), Madrid, Friday May 12th 2017

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170420_6th_registration_operations_workshop_row_madrid_may_12th/


Dot Brand Trends and Recent Launches

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170416_dot_brand_trends_and_recent_launches/


Understand More, Fear Less: Will G20 Be Able to Contribute to an Internet Future with a Human Face?

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170414_understand_more_fear_less_g20_internet_future_human_face/


UK Government Reports Nearly Half of Businesses Identified Cyber Security Breaches in the Past Year

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170421_half_of_uk_firms_have_identified_cyber_security_breaches_past_year/


New In-depth Analysis Finds Thousands of Domains Used in Technical Support Scams

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170417_thousands_of_domains_used_in_technical_support_scams/


Internet Association Meets With the FCC In Efforts to Preserve Net-Neutrality Rules

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170412_internet_association_met_fcc_in_efforts_to_preserve_net_neutrality/


ICANN

ICANN Holds First Capacity Development Workshop for Pacific GAC Members

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2017-04-20-en


Call for Volunteers for the Third Review of ICANN Accountability and Transparency (ATRT3) Extended

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-20-en


Attend the GNSO Webinar on the Geographic Names at the Top-Level on Tuesday, 25 April

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-19-en


Updated ICANN Procedure for Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Laws Now Available

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-18-en


ICANN Quarterly Stakeholder Call for FY17 Q3 takes place on 27 April 1500 UTC. Register now.

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-12-en


Survey to Contribute Your Views to the Independent Assessment of the Ombudsman Office

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-10-en


Elise Gerich to Leave ICANN After Seven Years of Service

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/elise-gerich-to-leave-icann-after-seven-years-of-service


Q&A: What the Retirement of Google Site Search Means for ICANN

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/q-a-what-the-retirement-of-google-site-search-means-for-icann


ICANN58 ccNSO members meeting satisfaction survey: evaluation of the community feedback is available now

https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-13apr17-en.htm


Request to defer decisions on retirement of ccTLDs until completion of the ccPDP

https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-11apr17-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


Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Implementation Guidelines

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


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