Newsletter (23 October 2017)
Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD73 & 2018 AGM, Kathmandu, Nepal, 22-23 February 2018
    ¶ Meeting Website   ¶ Online Registration  ¶ Agenda (11 Oct 2017)
■ APTLD Fellowship Policies Are Now Updateda  ¶ View
■ APTLD Has .GG as a New Membera  ¶ View
Members News

(.AU auDA)
Statement regarding Di Parker
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-regarding-di-parker/
 
auDA welcomes Federal Government review of .au domain
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-welcomes-federal-government-review-of-au-domain/
 
(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in September
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-com-net-registrations-september/
 
(.JP JPRS)
Announcement of JPRS Corporate Website Renewal
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2017/171023.html
 
(.NZ InternetNZ)
Scanning .nz for HTTPS support
http://blog.nzrs.net.nz/scanning-nz-for-https-support/
 
(.SA SaudiNIC)
Improving the overall spread of the Saudi ccTLD DNS servers regionally and internationally
http://www.nic.sa/en/view/news_168
 
(Neustar)
Neustar Research Reveals 92 Percent of Brands Attacked with DDoS Just Once Suffer Theft
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/globalddosreport
 
(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ shared experience with European colleagues
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11875
 
Contest My Interesting Internet secures first 20 applications
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11869
Others

Measuring results and data analytics dominate the agenda at CENTR
Marketing meeting
https://www.centr.org/news/news/measuring-results-and-data-analyti
cs-dominate-the-agenda-at-centr-marketing-meeting.html

 
Policy-focused General Assembly and first Leaders Meeting
held in Brussels
https://www.centr.org/news/news/policy-focused-general-assembly-
and-first-leaders-meeting-held-in-brussels.html

 
(.eu)Our Participation in CodeWeek 2017
https://eurid.eu/en/news/our-participation-in-codeweek-2017/
 
LACNIC 28: ‘Unconference’ encourages multistakeholder
engagement
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/10/lacnic-28-unconference-
encourages-multistakeholder-engagement/

 
Event Wrap: International Cyber Engagement Strategy Launch
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/11/event-wrap-international-cyber-
engagement-strategy-launch/

 
Apply now for an APRICOT 2018 fellowship
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/11/apply-now-apricot-2018-fellowship/
 
IPv6 deployment survey: Update
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/16/ipv6-deployment-survey-update/
 
Coordination is key to cybersecurity activities in Pacific
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/17/coordination-key-cyberse
curity-activities-pacific/

 
NANOG 71: The merit of big, fat, dumb pipes
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/18/nanog-71-merit-big-fat-dumb-pipes/
 
DNS OARC 27: The fast and furious
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/19/dns-oarc-27-fast-furious/
 
Whois Maintainer and IRT objects error resolved
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/23/whois-maintainer-irt-
objects-error-resolved/

 
PNG-IX Network Security Workshop
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/10/png-ix-network-
security-workshop/

 
RIPE 75 starts in Dubai next week
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/10/ripe-75-starts-dubai
-next-week/

 
IPv6 prefix assignment BCOP published as RIPE-690
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/10/ipv6-prefix-assignment
-bcop-published-ripe-690/

 
IETF 100 Hackathon: Bringing Innovation and Running Code to the IETF
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/10/ietf-100-hackathon-
bringing-innovation-running-code-ietf/

 
ITU publishes a book tracking the impact of ICTs on world
economic growth, innovation and job creation
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-CM19.aspx
 
Popular ccTLDs for Domain Name Disputes
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171019_popular_cctlds_for_
domain_name_disputes/

 
A Look Back at How the Internet of Iraq Came to be
Dependent on Telecoms Based in Kurdistan
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171018_a_look_back_at_how_iraq
_internet_came_to_be_dependent_on_kurdistan/

 
ARIN Board Challenged to Diversify
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171015_arin_board_
challenged_to_diversify/

 
ADNDRC Launches "Guide to HKIAC Domain Name Dispute Resolution"
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171014_adndrc_launches_guide_
to_hkiac_domain_name_dispute_resolution/

 
Trademark Rights Paramount to Contract Rights for Domain Names
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171010_trademark_rights_
paramount_to_contract_rights_for_domain_names/

 
Operating Standards for ICANN’s Specific Reviews
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/10/18/operating-standards
-icann-specific-reviews/

 
MMX and Radix Get Chinese Approval for 4 More TLDs
Each as .BOSTON Launches
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/10/13/mmx-radix-
chinese-approval-tlds-boston-launches/

 
Two-Thirds of ICANN Community Believe More Should Be Done For Gender Diversity
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/10/13/icann-community-more
-done-gender-diversity/

 
Cloud Computing Growing Faster Than Expected, Reached $260 Billion in 2017
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171013_cloud_computing_growing
_faster_than_expected_reached_260_billion/
ICANN

Community-developed Framework for Registry Operator's Response to Security Threats Now Available
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-10-20-en
 
ICANN Board to Hold Public Sessions and Board Meeting During Abu Dhabi Workshop
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-10-20-en
 
ICANN History Project Explores the Early Days of ICANN
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-10-19-en
 
WHOIS 2016 Annual Report Shows Implementation of the 2012 WHOIS Review Team's Recommendations Completed
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-5-2017-10-12-en
 
Deadline Extended for the NomCom2 Review Survey
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-4-2017-10-12-en
 
Join the ICANN Webinar on Review Operating Standards
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-10-12-en
 
ICANN Releases Findings from a Community-Wide Survey on Gender Diversity and Participation
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-10-12-en
 
ccNSO | Call for Nominations ICANN Board Seat 12 FY18 Closed
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-20oct17-en.htm
 
ccNSO |Draft Agenda – 19 October Council Meeting
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-19oct17-en.pdf
Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposed Dates for ICANN Public Meetings 2021–2023
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/icann-meetings-dates-2017-08-21-en
 
Draft PTI and IANA FY19 Operating Plans and Budgets
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-pti-iana-fy19-2017-10-09-en
 
ICANN Reserve Fund – Public Comment on Rationale and Target Level
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/reserve-fund-2017-10-12-en
 
Proposal for Cyrillic Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cyrillic-lgr-2017-10-17-en
 
Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Implementation Guidelines – Second Public Comment
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/idn-guidelines-2017-10-19-en
 
Operating Standards for ICANN's Specific Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/reviews-standards-2017-10-17-en