Newsletter (6 November 2017)
Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD73 & 2018 AGM, Kathmandu, Nepal, 22-23 February 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (05 Nov 2017)
■ Call for APTLD73 Fellowships  ¶ View

■ The APTLD72 Communiqué and Statement  ¶ View



Members News


(.AU auDA)
Notice of 2017 auDA Annual General Meeting
https://www.auda.org.au/news/notice-of-2017-auda-annual-general-meeting/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-
releases/articles/index.xhtmlartLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5ld3Noc
S5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvdmVyaXNpZ24tcmV
wb3J0cy10aGlyZC1xdWFydGVyLTIwMTctcmVzdWx0cw%3D%3D


(.NZ InternetNZ)
Changing InternetNZ: our organisational review
https://internetnz.nz/blog/changing-internetnz-our-organisational-review

NETHUI 2017: “TRUST AND FREEDOM”
https://internetnz.nz/news/nethui-2017-%E2%80%9Ctrust-and-freedom%E2%80%9D

Analog Regulation, Digital World
https://internetnz.nz/blog/analog-regulation-digital-world

(Neustar)
Neustar Appoints Former Reed Elsevier and PepsiCo Executive Carolyn Ullerick as Chief Financial Officer
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/carolynullerick

Neustar Selected as Digital Identity Solution Partner for Visa’s ID Intelligence Ecosystem
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/visaidintelligence

Neustar and J.D. Power Partner to Offer Best-in-Class Automotive Audiences for Precision Marketing
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/jdpower

Neustar Appoints Financial Services and Information Technology Expert as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/shawndonovan

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Check your domain name
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11924

ICANN recognizes MSK-IX and Coordination Center's data-escrow efforts
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11869

548 domain names blocked in September

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11902



Others

CENTR members discuss GDPR implementation and content regulation
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-members-discuss-gdpr-
implementation-and-content-regulation.html


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

ccTLD registries discuss technical approaches to dealing with GDPR
https://www.centr.org/news/news/cctld-registries-discuss-technical-
approaches-to-dealing-with-gdpr.html


(.eu) WIPO tackles first .eu ADR case
https://eurid.eu/en/news/wipo-eu-case/

(.eu) EURid and Europol to host workshop on crossborder collaboration in
fighting cybercrime
https://eurid.eu/en/news/eu-europol-cybercrime-workshop/

Event Wrap: LKNOG 2017
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/01/event-wrap-lknog-2017/

Event Wrap: LACNIC 28
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/01/event-wrap-lacnic-28/

Event Wrap: DNS-OARC, NANOG 71, and ARIN 40
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/01/event-wrap-dns-oarc-nanog-71-arin-40/

Privacy and trustworthiness for web notifications
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/31/privacy-trustworthiness-web-notifications/

Event Wrap: WTDC-17
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/31/event-wrap-wtdc-17/

Impressions from RIPE 75
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/30/impressions-ripe-75/

Scanning .nz for HTTPS support
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/10/27/scanning-nz-https-support/

Rough Guide to IETF 100 – Slinging Standards in Singapore
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/11/rough-guide-ietf-100-slinging
-standards-singapore/


RIPE 75: IoT & Routing Security
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/11/ripe-75-iot-routing-security/

Internet Society Guyana Chapter Officially Launched During Internet Week
Guyana
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171029_internet_society_guyana_chapter
_officially_launched/


Digital Economy in the Middle East holds untapped potential, says new
report
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2017/digital-economy-
middle-east-holds-untapped-potential-says-new-report/


IPv6, Routing Security, and More Coming to ION Belgrade
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/10/ipv6-routing-security-coming
-ion-belgrade/


Nominations Now Open for 2018 ISOC Board of Trustees Election
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/10/nominations-now-open-2018
-isoc-board-trustees-election/


ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Conference advances use
of ICTs to achieve global Sustainable Development Goals
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR58.aspx

Global information tech leaders to convene in Dubai to set ITU four-year
strategic roadmap
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR59.aspx

Researchers Find One-Third of IPv4 Address Space Under Some Type
of DoS Attack
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171105_researchers_find_one_third_of_
ipv4_address_space_dos_attack/


EFF Warns ICANN Not to Engage in Censorship, Says It Should Stick to
Technical Role
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171102_eff_warns_icann_not_to_engage
_in_censorship_roles/


Clash Over Dot-Amazon During the ICANN Meetings in Abu Dhabi
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171030_clash_over_dot_amazon_during
_the_icann_meetings_in_abu_dhabi/


Internet Penetration in the Middle East has Tripled in the Past 8 Years,
New Arabic Domains Credited
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171030_internet_penetration_in_middle_
east_tripled_in_past_eight_years/


Dutch Geographic TLDs Refuse Public Access to Whois Data
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171023_dutch_geographic_tlds_refuse_
public_access_to_whois_data/


Google Searches Now Focus on Your Actual Location, Not the ccTLD in Your Search
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/10/29/google-searches-focus-location-not-cctld/

Registry Consolidation Continues as SIDN and Uniregistry Choose CIRA to Enhance DNS Security and Performance
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/11/01/sidn-uniregistry-cira-dns-security-performance/

Global Internet Stakeholders Convene in Abu Dhabi for ICANN60
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/11/02/global-internet-stakeholders-abu-dhabi-icann60/

ICANN60 By The Numbers
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/11/03/icann60-by-the-numbers/

ICANN Has New Leadership Team With Chalaby as Chair, Disspain Vice-Chair As 60th Meetings Ends
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/11/04/icann-new-leadership-chalaby-disspain/

E-Shops Selling Counterfeit Goods Often Use Re-Registered Brand Domains, European Study Finds

http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/11/02/eshops-selling-counterfeit-goods-reregistered-brand-domains/


ICANN


Marrakech Identified as ICANN Meeting Site for 2019 Policy Forum
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-4-2017-11-02-en

ICANN Contractual Compliance Publishes Data Protection/Privacy Statement
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2017-11-02-en

ICANN60 Abu Dhabi GAC Communiqué
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-11-02-en

ICANN Recognizes Community Leaders
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-11-02-en

ICANN Publishes FY17 Annual Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-10-28-en

ICANN and PTI Publish Audited Financial Statements for FY17
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-10-27-en

EXTENSION - SSR2 Review Team is Seeking an Independent Expert to Perform a Gap Analysis
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-10-27-en

Request for Information: Address Validation Solutions
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2017-10-26-en

Enhancing Accountability - Recommendations for Diversity
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-10-26-en

ICANN 2017 Nominating Committee Announces Selections
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-10-26-en

Revisions to Proposed Dates for ICANN Public Meetings 2021–2023
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-10-23-en

ICANN Holds the First Capacity Building Workshop for GAC Members from the Middle East and GAC Newcomers
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-10-23-en

The ccTLD Manager for Lithuania (.lt) signs the accountability framework with ICANN
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-03nov17-en.htm

We need your feedback: ccNSO Meeting ICANN60, Abu Dhabi
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-01nov17-en.htm

ccNSO Council Minutes, 19 October
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-meeting-19oct17-en.pdf

Call for Nominations ccNSO Council Closed

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-27oct17-en.htm



Current ICANN Public Consultations

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

Enhancing Accountability - Recommendations for Diversity
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/accountability-diversity-2017-10-26-en