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Newsletter (13 August 2018)
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Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD74, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 20-21 September 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (3 August 2018)
■ Short List of Candidates for IETF103 Fellowship View

■ Survey on the APTLD Fellowship Program Link


Members News


(.AU auDA)
Update on matters arising from the SGM, 27 July 2018
https://www.auda.org.au/news/update-on-matters-arising-from-the-sgm-27-july-2018/

What Is The Difference Between .au Domain Extensions?
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/what-difference-between-au-domain-extensions

.au Registrar Profile – VentraIP
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/au-registrar-profile-ventraip

.au Co-Marketing and Innovation Fund
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/au-co-marketing-and-innovation-fund

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Launches קום., a New, Generic Top-Level Domain for Hebrew Speakers*
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/verisign-launches-%d7%a7%d
7%95%d7%9d-a-new-generic-top-level-domain-for-hebrew-speakers/

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Worried about porn AGAIN? Filtering the Internet is STILL NOT the answer
https://internetnz.nz/blog/worried-about-porn-again-filtering-internet-still-not-answer

Domain Name Commission Limited Board Meeting – 15 June 2018
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1729

(.SG SGNIC)
2018 National Day come with “ILOVE.SG” promotion
https://www.sgnic.sg/ilove.html

(.VN VNNIC)
Join us at VNIX-NOG 2018 conference on 24 August in Danang City, Viet Nam
https://www.vnnic.vn/node/1873?lang=en

(Neustar)
Flashtalking and Neustar® Partner to Fill the Void Created by Google’s Removal of the DoubleClick ID
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/FlashtalkingPartnership?opt-out=true

North American Numbering Plan Administrator Announces Plan for
Additional Area Code in South Carolina
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases
/2018/NorthAmericanNumberingPlanAdministratorAnnouncesPlan
forAdditionalAreaCodeinSouthCarolina?opt-out=true

(.MX Registry.MX)
September 2018 Promotion
https://www.registry.mx/jsf/news_list/search/info.jsf?Id=1677&type=1

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Registrars and Technical Center of Internet to strengthen dialogue
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12486

New questions for online quizzes

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12488


Others

How to: router configuration for connecting to an Internet Exchange
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/31/how-to-router-configuration-for-connecting-to-an-internet-exchange/

Data privacy and whois
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/02/data-privacy-and-whois/

Women in ICT: free coffee first step to change in Tonga
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/03/women-in-ict-free-coffee-first-step-to-change-in-tonga/

Expanding eduroam in the Asia Pacific
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/06/expanding-eduroam-in-the-asia-pacific/

Event Wrap: PhNOG Regional Conference 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/08/event-wrap-phnog-regional-conference-2018/

Event Wrap: MyNOG 7, Malaysia
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/08/event-wrap-mynog-7-malaysia/

Event Wrap: ThaiNOG 2018, Bangkok
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/08/event-wrap-thainog-2018-bangkok/

New ASN management features
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/08/new-asn-management-features/

Connectivity and security in spotlight at APNIC 46, New Caledonia
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/08/connectivity-and-security-in-spotlight-at-apnic-46-new-caledonia/

Event Wrap: IDNOG 5, Indonesia
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/13/event-wrap-idnog-5-indonesia/

Chasing Shannon’s limit – submarine cable fibre optic communications
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/13/chasing-shannons-limit-submarine-cable-fibre-optic-communications/

CENTR updates its stats platform for members
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-updates-its-stats-platform-for-members.html

(.eu) Q2 2018: Towards a more trustworthy .eu environment
https://eurid.eu/en/news/q2-2018-towards-a-more-trustworthy-eu-environment/

(.org) Putting Our Money Where Our Mouth Is: Shining a Light on the Important Work of Internet Governance Organisations
http://pir.org/putting-our-money-where-our-mouth-is-shining-a-light-on-the-important-work-of-internet-governance-organisations/

Three-Day Workshop on Internet Governance Held in Quezon City, Philippines
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/workshop-internet-governance-quezon-city/

Taiwan Internet Governance Forum 2018: TechGIRLS
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/twigf-2018-techgirls-2/

ISOC Advocating IoT Trust at APAN 46
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/isoc-advocating-iot-trust-at-apan-46/

Internet Access and Education: Transforming Lives in the Middle East
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/internet-access-and-education-transforming-lives-in-the-middle-east/

TLS 1.3 – Internet Security Gets a Boost
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/internet-security-gets-a-boost/

ITU launches ‘Network 2030’ initiative to support emerging technologies and innovation looking beyond 5G advances
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-PR20.aspx

Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality will allow users to have unprecedented immersion experiences – even making them believe they are someone else
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-PR21.aspx

IGF 2018 Village Booths Composition
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2018-village

List of IGF 2018 Selected Workshops Now Available!
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2018-workshops-selection

Invitation to 13th IGF from UN Under-Secretary-General
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/invitation-to-the-thirteenth-annual-meeting-of-the-internet-governance-forum-igf-%E2%80%8E

APWG Phishing Attack Trends Reports – 1Q 2018
http://docs.apwg.org/reports/apwg_trends_report_q1_2018.pdf

Launch of .ISLAM and .HALAL TLDs Remain on Hold as per ICANN’s
Controversial Decision
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180731_launch_of_dot_islam_and_dot
_halal_tlds_remain_on_hold/

Google Building a Third Data Center in Singapore to Keep up With Rapid
Growth in the Region
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180802_google_building_a_third_data
_center_in_singapore/

Traceability by Vint Cerf
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180807_traceability/

Google Launching .PAGE Sunrise on 27 August
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/08/04/google-launching-page/

ICANN Loses Another Round in Battle Over Whois and GDPR With EPAG
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/08/05/icann-loses-another-round-whois-gdpr-epag/

These 33 people will decide the future of Whois
http://domainincite.com/23231-these-33-people-will-decide-the-future-of-whois

Who’s .IN? Two web operators vie for an India job
https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/whos-in-two-web-operators-vie-for-an-india-job/article24556014.ece

Fight over Whois access starts early

http://domainincite.com/23266-fight-over-whois-access-starts-early


ICANN


Draft ICANN Africa Strategic Plan 2016-2020 Version 3.0
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-30-en

ICANN Announces Participants NextGen@ICANN63
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-07-30-en

ICANN Publishes ICANN62 By the Numbers Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-31-en

Registry System Testing (RST) Documentation Update
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-01-en

Study on Technical Use of Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-02-en

ICANN 2018 Nominating Committee Announces Selections
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-08-02-en

ICANN64 Fellowship Application Round Now Open
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-03-en

German Appellate Court Rules on ICANN Request to Preserve WHOIS Data
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-08-03-en

Proposals for Kannada, Oriya and Telugu Scripts’ Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-08-en

(ccNSO)
.LS Joins as Newest Member of the ccNSO
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-31jul18-en

ccNSO Council Statement on Long-Term Options on Specific and Organizational Reviews
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-01aug18-en

ccNSO Activity Summary July

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/resources/activity-summary-jul18-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Recommendations for Managing IDN Variant Top-Level Domains
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/managing-idn-variant-tlds-2018-07-25-en

Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gtld-subsequent-procedures-initial-2018-07-03-en

Proposals for Devanagari, Gurmukhi, and Gujarati Scripts’ Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/devanagari-gurmukhi-gujarati-scripts-lgr-2018-07-27-en

Draft ICANN Africa Strategic Plan 2016-2020 Version 3.0
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/africa-strategic-plan-2018-07-30-en

Study on Technical Use of Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/technical-rz-lgr-2018-08-02-en

Proposals for Kannada, Oriya and Telugu Scripts’ Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/kannada-oriya-telugu-lgr-2018-08-08-en