Newsletter (4 December 2017)
Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD73 & 2018 AGM, Kathmandu, Nepal, 22-23 February 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (24 Nov 2017)


Members News


(.AU auDA)
Economic analysis of the .au domain range — Deloitte Access Economics
https://www.auda.org.au/news/economic-analysis-of-the-au-domain-range-deloitte-access-economics/

Board Update
https://www.auda.org.au/news/board-update/

Outcome of auDA 2017 AGM
https://www.auda.org.au/news/outcome-of-auda-agm/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
A Framework for Resilient DNS Security: DNS Availability Drives Business
https://blog.verisign.com/security/framework-resilient-dns-security-dns-availability-drives-business/

(.JP JPRS)
Announcement of JPRS Corporate Website Renewal
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2017/171023.html

(.NZ InternetNZ)
America's Net Neutrality fail
https://internetnz.nz/blog/americas-net-neutrality-fail

Site blocking won't work
https://internetnz.nz/news/site-blocking-wont-work

Announcing State of the Internet 2017
https://internetnz.nz/blog/announcing-state-internet-2017

InternetNZ Group Chief Executive Appointment
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-group-chief-executive-appointment

Bsides Wellington 2017: Better understanding “our fellow flesh friends”, for better security outcomes
https://internetnz.nz/blog/bsides-wellington-2017-better-understanding-%E2%80%9Cour-fellow-flesh-friends%E2%80%9D-better-security-outcomes

(Netnod)
Netnod comments on the Danish NIS Directive
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-comments-on-the-danish-nis-directive

(Neustar)
Crate and Barrel Chooses Neustar OneID to Deliver Complete View of the Customer Journey
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/CrateandBarrel

Neustar Announces Support for Federal Communications Commission Order to Stop Unlawful Robocalls
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/FCCR-O

Neustar Evolves Its Digital Brand Unveiling Home.Neustar
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/BrandTLD

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ awards special prize
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11968

Netoscope marks five years
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11957

Personal data is one of the main topics this autumn
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11951

Registrars get 499 applications from responsible agencies
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11947

Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ to amend its regulatory documents

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11946


Others

Three policies endorsed and implemented
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/20/three-policies-endorsed-implemented/

Strong start for PNG CERT
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/21/strong-start-png-cert/

Event Wrap: NetHui 2017, New Zealand
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/22/event-wrap-nethui-2017-new-zealand/

Event Wrap: ID-IGF, Indonesia
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/22/event-wrap-id-igf-indonesia/

inSIG 2017: Cybersecurity key challenge for India and South Asia
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/22/insig-2017-cybersecurity-key-challen
ge-india-south-asia/


Why it might make sense to use IPv6 in enterprise infrastructure projects
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/11/23/might-make-sense-use-ipv6-enterpris
e-infrastructure-projects/


EU Policy Update - November 2017
https://www.centr.org/news/eu-updates/eu-policy-update-november-20
17.html


CENTR's DomainWire Global TLD Report for Q3 2017 is out!
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-s-domainwire-global-tld-report-
for-q3-2017-is-out.html


CENTR in Tel Aviv for its latest Security Workshop
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-in-tel-aviv-for-its-latest-security-
workshop.html


Internet Society Board of Trustees Statement on updated Mission and
2018 Action Plan
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/statements/2017/internet-society-
board-updated-mission-and-2018-action-plan/


The Future Is Limitless
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/11/the-future-is-limitless/

Passing on the CEO Baton
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/11/passing-ceo-baton/

CEO Succession at the Internet Society
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2017/11/ceo-succession-internet
-society/


Middle East Digital Economy Holds Untapped Potential: Study
http://tradearabia.com/news/REAL_332389.html

2017 EQUALS in Tech Awards to honour innovative solutions to
bridge the digital gender gap – finalists announced
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR63.aspx

Digital banking access for the world’s “unbanked” focus of first
Financial Inclusion Global Initiative Symposium in Bangalore
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-MA15.aspx

New ITU case study shares insight into Singapore’s ‘Smart Nation’
strategy
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR65.aspx

IGF 2017 Registration extended 1 week (also keeps open for Press)
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-registration
-front


FCC Chair Releases Draft to Abandon Net Neutrality, Says Gov't Must
Stop Micromanaging the Internet
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171121_fcc_chair_releases_draft_to
_abandon_net_neutrality/


Russia in Talks to Create Independent DNS
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20171128_russia_in_talks_to_create_
independent_dns/


What domain names tell us about the Australian same-sex marriage vote
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/11/22/domain-names-australian-
same-sex-marriage-vote/


World Hosting Days is Now CloudFest
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/11/23/world-hosting-days-is-now-
cloudfest/


Are New gTLDs Impacting on ccTLD Registrations? .PL Thinks So
As Registrations Decline.
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/11/28/new-gtlds-impacting-cctld
-registrations-pl/


Criminals Increasingly Using “Combosquatting” To Deceive Internet
Users
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/12/01/criminals-combosquatting-

deceive-internet-users/


ICANN


ICANN Community Onboarding Pilot Program Call for Nominations by SOs/ACs
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-11-20-en

ICANN Publishes RSSAC2 Review Survey for Community Input
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-11-27-en

ICANN62 Fellowship Application Round Now Open
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2017-11-27-en

View the Latest Quarterly Stakeholder Update and Register for the Q&A Call on 7 December
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-11-30-en

Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN61 Fellowship
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-12-01-en

(ccNSO)
ICANN61 ccNSO Travel Funding Applications Closed
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-23nov17-en.htm

The Strategic and Operational Planning Standing Committee Provides Input Regarding ICANN Reserve Fund
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-27nov17-en.htm

Council Adoption – Strategic and Operational Planning Standing Committee (SOPC) Charter

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-28nov17-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

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

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

Recommendations to Improve ICANN's Office of Ombudsman (IOO)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ioo-recs-2017-11-10-en

Recommendations to Improve ICANN Staff Accountability
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/accountability-recs-2017-11-13-en

Recommendations on ICANN Jurisdiction
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/recommendations-on-icann-jurisdiction-2017-11-14-en

Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team – New Sections to Draft Report of Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cct-recs-2017-11-27-en

Operating Standards for ICANN's Specific Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/reviews-standards-2017-10-17-en