Newsletter (5 June 2017)

Members News

(.AU auDA)
Registry Transformation Project: Request for Expressions of Interest
https://www.auda.org.au/news/registry-transformation-project-request-for-expressions-of-interest/

Announcement regarding the resignation of Rachael Falk, Director Technology, Security and Strategy
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-regarding-the-resignation-of-rachael-falk-director-technology-security-and-strategy/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Q1 2017 DDoS Trends Report: 26 percent increase in average peak attack size
https://blog.verisign.com/security/q1-2017-ddos-trends-report-26-percent-increase-in-average-peak-attack-size/

(.NZ InternetNZ)
New telco laws a mixed bag for Internet users
https://internetnz.nz/news/new-telco-laws-mixed-bag-internet-users

Tech crucial to NZ's future – manifesto
https://internetnz.nz/news/tech-crucial-nzs-future-manifesto

(Afilias)
Major Media Websites Lose Audience Due to Slow Load Times on Mobile
https://afilias.info/news/2017/05/22/major-media-websites-lose-audience-due-slow-load-times-mobile

(AFNIC)
Afnic launches FRWATCH: a new domain name monitoring and prospecting service
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/10509/show/afnic-launches-frwatch-a-new-domain-name-monitoring-and-prospecting-service-2.html

(Neustar)
Neustar Triples Global DDoS Defence Network Mitigation Capacity to More Than 4 Tbps Including EMEA and Singapore
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/increasedcapacityemea

Neustar Named a Data Management Platform Leader by Independent Research Firm
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/forresterdmpwave

(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Explore The Internet and Govern It! project turns five
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11576

Applications are being accepted for Positive Content Competition
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11607

Active Survey

Woman in DNS
A new survey has been initiated on the topic of woman in the DNS. Results from this survey will be used to feed into a discussion on the same topic at the APTLD72 Meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia (September 14-15 2017). As some of the questions relate to human resources, we recommend that where appropriate, you forward the survey to relevant staff in your organization.

Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/womandns

Others

Register for 2nd OC & MAG Meeting: 12-14 June, Geneva
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-second-open
-consultations-mag-meeting?qt-igf_2017_second_open_consultatio=0


Updating APNIC’s whois master server
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/06/05/updating-apnics-whois-master-server/

Event Wrap: Stockholm Internet Forum
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/06/02/event-wrap-stockholm-internet-forum/

DDoS attack mitigation tops agenda at BKNIX Peering Forum 2017
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/31/ddos-attack-mitigation-tops-agenda-bk
nix-peering-forum-2017/


China’s first Internet Exchange, one year on
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/31/chinas-first-internet-exchange-one-year/

Event Wrap: RIPE 74
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/31/event-wrap-ripe-74/

Join the CIRA board of directors and help build a better online Canada
https://cira.ca/join-cira-board-directors-and-help-build-better-online-canada-0

European ccTLDs gather in record numbers to exchange
forward-looking ideas
https://www.centr.org/news/news/european-cctlds-gather-in-record-
numbers-to-exchange-forward-looking-ideas.html


EU Policy Update - May 2017
https://www.centr.org/news/eu-updates/eu-policy-update-may-2017.html

ITU Council assesses results and shapes future course
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-CM08.aspx

ICT stakeholders to advance Sustainable Development Goals at World
Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2017
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR21.aspx

Does ICANN's UDRP Preserve Free Speech and Allow Room for Criticism?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170504_does_icanns_udrp_preserve_
free_speech_and_allow_room_for_criticism/


Good Samaritans with Network Visibility
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170601_good_samaritans_with_network_visibility/

Conventional Thinking Won't Work in New Era of ISIS & 'Unprecedented'
Cyber & Non-Cyber Attacks
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170601_conventional_thinking_
wont_work_in_new_era_of_isis_cyberattack/


Why This Domain Expert Has Stopped Talking About Domain Names
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170530_why_this_domain_expert_
has_stopped_talking_about_domain_names/


China's New Cybersecurity Law Will Be in Effect Starting Thursday
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170530_chinas_new_cybersecurity_
law_will_be_in_effect_starting_thursday/


Emoji in Domain Names Bad Idea Warns ICANN Security Advisory Group
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170527_emoji_in_domain_names_
bad_idea_warns_icann_security_advisory_group/

ICANN

ICANN Provides Update on Review of the Community Priority Evaluation Process
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-4-2017-06-02-en

Staff Report of Public Comments Published - ICANN's Draft FY18 Operating Plan and Budget
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2017-06-02-en

Call for Expressions of Interest for 2018 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-06-02-en

Selection of the Registration Directory Service (RDS/WHOIS2-RT) Review Team Members Announced
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-06-02-en

ICANN Issues 60-Day Notice to the Effective Date of the Approved Amendment to the Base New gTLD Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-06-01-en

Empowered Community Power Triggered: Approval of Amendments to ICANN's Fundamental Bylaws
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-26-en

ICANN Launches New Empowered Community Webpages
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-25-en

ICANN Hires First Consumer Safeguards Director
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-23-en

ccNSO Activity Summary May 2017
https://ccnso.icann.org/resources/activity-summary-may17-en.htm

Current ICANN Public Consultations

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

Issues Report - ccNSO PDP Retirement and Review Mechanism
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ccnso-pdp-retirement-review-2017-05-24-en