Newsletter (31 July 2017)

Recent Updates:
Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD72, Tbilisi, Georgia, 14-15 September 2017
Meeting Website Latest Agenda (28 July 2017)   ¶ Fellowship Selection Result

Call for Applications for APTLD Fellowship to the 3rd Sub-Regional Capacity Building Meeting
Website Announcement
auDA and APTLD Commit to Assist Timor-Leste in a Ground-Breaking Capacity Building Project in the Pacific Region     ¶ Website Announcement

Members News

(.AU auDA)
Special General Meeting - details for involvement
https://www.auda.org.au/news/special-general-meeting-will-proceed/

Statement from auDA Chair Stuart Benjamin
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-from-auda-chair-stuart-benjamin/

Registry Transformation Project: Evaluation of REOI and next steps
https://www.auda.org.au/news/registry-transformation-project-evaluation-of-reoi-and-next-steps/

Appointment of John Swinson as the Chair of the Policy Review Panel
https://www.auda.org.au/news/policy-review-panel-chair-announcement-2/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Statement on .cc/.tv/IDN License Application Status in China
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/cc-tvidn-license-application-status-in-china/

Internet Grows to 330.6 Million Domain Name Registrations in the First Quarter of 2017
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/verisign-domain-name-industry-brief-internet-grows-to-330-6-million-domain-names-in-q1-2017/

Keep Dreaming Up with .net
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/keep-dreaming-up-with-net/

(.JP JPRS)
JPRS Engineer Co-authored a Standards Track RFC
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2017/170727.html

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Building the NetHui programme
https://internetnz.nz/blog/building-nethui-programme

New InternetNZ Council 2016/17
https://internetnz.nz/blog/new-internetnz-council-201617

(Neustar)
Why Brands Should Shift Their Focus from Data to Identity
http://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/why-brands-should-shift-their-focus-from-data-to-identity/

Neustar Recognized in CRN’s 2017 Network Connectivity Partner Program Guide
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/crnnetwork

(.AM ISOC AM)
MoU signed between IoT Russia and ISOC.AM
https://www.isoc.am/

ArmSIG takes place with more than 30 participants
http://armsig.am/

(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Council of the Coordination Center considers two-year priorities
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11708

Others

Cyber Security tops the list of concerns for Internet users in Asia-Pacific
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/cyber-security-tops-list-concerns-
internet-users-asia-pacific


The Empire strikes back at IETF99: fight of the forces between smooth
network operations versus privacy
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/the-empire-strikes-back-at-ietf99-fight-
of-the-forces-between-smooth-network-operations-versus-privacy.html


The CENTR newsletter is going on holidays
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-newsletter-is-going-on-
holidays.html


(.eu) Notice of termination of registrar accreditation agreements
https://eurid.eu/en/news/notice-of-termination-of-registrar-accreditation
-agreements-1/


(.uk) Nominet invests in the nation's digital talent to address
digital skills gap
https://www.nominet.uk/nominet-invests-nations-digital-talent-address-
digital-skills-gap/


Registrars invited to vote for the "Registry of the Year"
https://www.centr.org/news/news/registrars-invited-to-vote-for-the-
registry-of-the-year.html


Women in ICT: Fostering leadership potential in India
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/07/28/women-ict-fostering-leadership-
potential-india/


Congratulations to the APNIC 44 Fellows
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/07/26/congratulations-apnic-44-fellows/

IETF 99, Prague: Final thoughts
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/07/26/ietf-99-prague-final-thoughts/

IETF 99, Prague: There’s a lot going on in the DNS
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/07/25/ietf-99-prague-theres-lot-going-dns/

IETF 99, Prague: Thoughts from the IEPG meeting
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/07/25/ietf-99-prague-thoughts-iepg-meeting/

Why cities need guidelines to monetize IoT data
http://newslog.itu.int/archives/1600

UDRP and the ACPA Differences, Advantages and Their Inconveniences
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170730_udrp_and_the_acpa_differences_advantages_and_their_inconveniences/

Some Whois Lookup Services Might be Broken
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170727_some_whois_lookup_services_might_be_broken/

A Look at RFC8200 Which Officially Made IPv6 an Internet Standard
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170726_look_at_rfc8200_which_officially_made_ipv6_an_internet_standard/

How Much Should Startups Budget for a Decent Domain Name?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170726_how_much_should_startups_budget_for_a_decent_domain_name/

No One is Immune: Qatar Crisis Started by a Targeted Poli-Cyber Attack
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170725_no_one_immune_qatar_crisis_started_by_a_targeted_poli_cyber_attack/

No Time Bar, No Laches under the UDRP
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170724_no_time_bar_no_laches_under_the_udrp/

No Dates for the Next gTLD Round Yet, Says ICANN
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170729_no_dates_for_the_next_gtld_round_yet_says_icann/

'Not the Best Time' for Proposed Russia-U.S. Cyber Unit, Says NSA Chief
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170723_not_the_best_time_for_russia_us_cyber_unit_says_nsa_chief/

A Multistakeholder Governance Structure for IoT? By Brenden Kuerbis, Farzaneh Badiei
http://www.internetgovernance.org/2017/07/28/a-multistakeholder-governance-structure-for-iot/

.ASIA - Connecting Asia with One Domain
http://blog.hexonet.net/content/asia-connecting-asia-one-domain

ICANN

ICANN Publishes Findings of ICANN59 Community Feedback and By the Numbers Reports
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-07-24-en

Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN60 Fellowship
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-07-26-en

ICANN Seeking Mentor for Global Indigenous Ambassador Program
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-07-27-en

Introducing ICANN’s Chief Data Protection Officer (CDPO)
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/introducing-icann-s-chief-data-protection-officer-cdpo

ccNSO Council Minutes, 29 June 2017
https://ccnso.icann.org/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-meeting-29jun17-en.pdf

20 July ccNSO Council Resolutions and Decisions
https://ccnso.icann.org/node/49179

.zw (Zimbabwe) joins as newest member of the ccNSO
https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-27jul17-en.htm

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Draft Framework for the Registry Operator to Respond to Security Threats
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-framework-registry-respond-security-threats-2017-06-14-en

GNSO Operating Procedures and ICANN Bylaws
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gnso-op-procedures-2017-06-19-en