Newsletter (25 September 2017)
Recent Updates:
Event Wrap: APTLD72, Tbilisi, Georgia, 14-15 September 2017
Meeting Website Slides Download Communiqué

Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD73 & 2018 AGM, Kathmandu, Nepal, 22-23 February 2018

Members News

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Announces Results of the Registered Exchange Offer for Its 4.750%
Senior Notes Due 2027
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-re
leases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5ld3NocS
5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvdmVyaXNpZ24tYW5ub3
VuY2VzLXJlc3VsdHMtcmVnaXN0ZXJlZC1leGNoYW5nZS1vZmZlci1pdHMtND
c1MC1zZW5pb3Itbm90ZXMtZHVlLTIwMjc%3D


Internet Grows to 331.9 Million Domain Name Registrations in the
Second Quarter of 2017
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-
releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduL
m5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvaW50ZX
JuZXQtZ3Jvd3MtMzMxOS1taWxsaW9uLWRvbWFpbi1uYW1lLXJlZ2lzdHJh
dGlvbnMtc2Vjb25kLXF1YXJ0ZXItMjAxNw%3D%3D


Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in August
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-co
m-net-registrations-august/


(.NZ InternetNZ)
Canterbury Tech Summit overview
https://internetnz.nz/blog/canterbury-tech-summit-overview

(Neustar)
Neustar Partners with KUBRA to Deliver TCPA Compliance Data
Verification Solutions to Utility Clients
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/
neustarpartnerswithkubra


Neustar and the ANA Name Finalists for the 2017 Genius Awards in
Advanced Marketing Analytics
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017
/geniusawardsfinalists


(Netnod)
Netnod's Q3 Newsletter is out!
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod%27s-q3-newsletter-is-out%21

Others

Registration for IGF 2017 is OPEN
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-registration-front

New formats and new topics discussed at CENTR Administrative
workshop in Porto
https://www.centr.org/news/news/new-formats-and-new-topics-discussed
-at-centr-administrative-workshop-in-porto.html


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

Three proposals reach consensus at APNIC 44
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/09/25/three-proposals-reach-consensus-apnic-44/

Event Wrap: AusNOG 2017, Melbourne
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/09/25/event-wrap-ausnog-2017-melbourne/

Event Wrap: Cyber Security Week 2017, Sri Lanka
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/09/25/event-wrap-cyber-security-week-2017-sri-lanka/

The RIRs and ICANN: How we cooperate
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/09/20/rirs-icann-cooperate/

Opening press conference for ITU Telecom World 2017
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-MA11.aspx

United Nations collaboration delivers new expert guidance to stimulate
transition to Smart Sustainable Cities
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR45.aspx

Visionaries Who Helped Shape the Internet Take Their Place in the
Internet Hall of Fame
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2017/visionaries-h
elped-shape-internet-take-place-internet-hall-fame/


Iron Mountain Launches Iron Cloud for Enterprise Data Management
http://www.ironmountain.com/About-Us/Company-News/News-Categ
ories/Press-Releases/2017/September/12.aspx


Digital future a fragile mix of promise and uncertainty, says
Global Internet Report
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2017/digital-future-
fragile-mix-promise-uncertainty-says-global-internet-report/


The Role of Domain Name Privacy and Proxy Services in URS Disputes
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170925_role_of_domain_name_
privacy_and_proxy_services_in_urs_disputes/


What Does the Future Hold for the Internet?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170922_what_does_the_future_
hold_for_the_internet/


Abusive and Malicious Registrations of Domain Names
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170914_abusive_and_malicious
_registrations_of_domain_names/


Can Constellations of Internet Routing Satellites Compete With
Long-Distance Terrestrial Cables?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170913_internet_routing_satellites_
vs_long_distance_terrestrial_cables/


Amazon's Letter to ICANN Board: It's Time to Approve Our Applications for .AMAZON TLDs
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170912_amazon_letter_to_icann_
board_time_to_approve_dot_amazon_tld/


EFF Resigns from World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) over EME Decision
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170919_eff_resigns_from_world_wide_
web_consortium_w3c_over_eme_decision/


Forty Percent of New Generic TLDs Shrinking, According to Domain Incite Analysis
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170918_forty_percent_of_new_generic_tlds_shrinking/

DomainTools 2018 Predictions Survey
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/09/20/domaintools-2018-predictions-survey/

Global Domain Name Growth Continues at a Crawl in Second Quarter
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/09/15/global-domain-name-growth-a-crawl-second-quarter/

Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good Debut Inaugural
2017 Global Trends in Giving Report
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/09/15/public-interest-registry-2017-global-trends-giving-report/

ICANN

Request for Proposal: gTLD Marketplace Health Index Assessment
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-09-22-en

ICANN Board to Hold Public Session and Board Meeting During Montevideo Workshop
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-09-13-en

ICANN Publishes NomCom2 Review Survey for Community Input
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-09-12-en

Anne-Rachel Inne to Leave ICANN on 30 September
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/anne-rachel-inne-to-leave-icann-on-30-september

LACNIC: Celebrating 15 Years of Regional Excellence
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/lacnic-celebrating-15-years-of-regional-excellence

Chairman’s Blog: ICANN Congratulates the Internet Society on Turning 25
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/chairman-s-blog-icann-congratulates-the-internet-society-on-turning-25

Call for Nominations to the ccNSO Council
https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-25sep17-en.htm

21 September 2017 ccNSO Council Resolutions and Decisions
https://ccnso.icann.org/node/49281

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Statistical Analysis of DNS Abuse in gTLDs (SADAG) Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/sadag-final-2017-08-09-en

Proposed Dates for ICANN Public Meetings 2021–2023
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/icann-meetings-dates-2017-08-21-en

Proposed Renewal of .MUSEUM Sponsored Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/museum-renewal-2017-08-24-en

Proposed Changes to the NCUC Charter
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ncuc-charter-2017-08-24-en