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Newsletter (12 February 2018)
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Recent Updates:
Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD73 & 2018 AGM, Kathmandu, Nepal, 22-23 February 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (9 Feb 2018)


Members News


(.AU auDA)
Public notice
https://www.auda.org.au/news/update-to-schedule-a-of-reserved-list-policy/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-pres
s-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5
ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvdmVya
XNpZ24tcmVwb3J0cy1mb3VydGgtcXVhcnRlci1hbmQtZnVsbC15ZWFy
LTIwMTctcmVzdWx0cw%3D%3D

(.JP JPRS)
JP Domain Names Surpassed 1.5 Million
https://jprs.co.jp/en/press/2018/180205.html

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Links and Thinks: a safer Internet in 2018
https://internetnz.nz/blog/links-and-thinks-safer-internet-2018

Links and Thinks… and fears?
https://internetnz.nz/blog/links-and-thinks-and-fears

(Neustar)
Neustar Revolutionizes Collections with Authoritative Contact Intelligence Solution
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/ContactIntelligence

Neustar Expands European Data Scrubbing Estate to Build the World’s Largest DDoS Mitigation Defense Network
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/EMEADataScrubbingExpansion

(Netnod)
Netnod comments on the Data Retention Directive in Sweden
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-comments-on-the-data-retention-directive-in-sweden

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
The Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ Council has a new Chairman
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12104

Joint CC and Online Patent service was presented to the Presidential Administration of Russia
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12106

Working meeting with registrars took place at the Coordination Center’s office
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12108

The DOT-Journalism Awards 2018 kicked off
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12115

Criminals use even unregistered domains
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12117

Netoscope shares its scientific findings
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12119

My Interesting Internet competition results have been announced
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12123

Topics of self-regulation and positive content were discussed at the Cyber Security Forum
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12127

The fight against illegal content should be open and transparent

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12132


Others

Addressing 2017
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/01/30/addressing-2017/

Fiji operator meeting the challenges of Pacific’s growing Internet demand
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/01/31/fiji-operator-meeting-challenges-pacifics-growing-internet-demand/

Register for network security and DNSSEC training, Tuvalu
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/01/register-network-security-dnssec-training-tulavu/

Aggressive NSEC caching in BIND 9.12
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/06/aggressive-nsec-caching-bind-9-12/

Bringing DNS security and privacy to the end user
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/07/bringing-dns-security-privacy-end-user/

Understanding the spoofing problem
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/09/understanding-spoofing-problem/

RIPE NCC removes out-of-region ‘ROUTE’ object process from the RIPE IRR
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/12/ripe-ncc-removes-region-route-object-process-ripe-irr/

A Swede in Canada: best practice exchange in action
https://www.centr.org/news/news/a-swede-in-canada-best-practice-exchange-in-action.html

The CENTR Member Security Maturity Model is out!
https://www.centr.org/news/news/the-centr-member-security-maturity-model-is-out.html

Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management
http://pir.org/looking-back-at-15-years-of-org-management/

Legal Working Group discusses GDPR implementation and compliance
progress
https://www.centr.org/news/news/legal-working-group-discusses-gdpr-
implementation-and-compliance-progress.html

Cyber incidents doubled globally in 2017: report
https://www.axios.com/cyber-incidents-doubled-globally-in-2017-report-
e61aa5dc-da76-431c-bf7d-16538d19a3a5.html

Let’s Make the Internet a Safer Place for Everyone
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/help-make-internet-safer-place-everyone/

Help Five Projects Connect the World
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/help-five-projects-
connect-world/

The global Internet requires a global, collaborative approach to
Internet Governance
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/collaborative-governance-initiative

Power of innovative “Tech for Good” initiatives from around the
world to be featured at WSIS 2018 in Geneva
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-MA01.aspx

2nd ‘AI for Good Global Summit’ takes action to ensure AI benefits humanity
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-PR03.aspx

ITU celebrates International Day of Women & Girls in Science
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-CM03.aspx

Alphabet Launches New Cybersecurity Company, Chronicle
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180131_alphabet_launches_new
_cybersecurity_company_chronicle/

Thailand has Become the World’s Leading Hotspot for Cryptocurrency Mining Malware
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180201_thailand_worlds_leading
_hotspot_for_cryptocurrency_mining_malware/

ICANN Cancels .CORP, .HOME, and .MAIL TLDs Indefintley Due to Collision Concerns
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180208_icann_cancels_dot_corp_
dot_home_and_dot_mail_tlds_indefintley/

U.S. Govt’s NTIA Has Preservation of WHOIS As Priority With Concerns It May Go Dark
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/01/31/ntia-preservation-whois-priority/

Businesses in the Netherlands Love Their .NL, While Registrar Rewards Result in Big Rise in IPv6
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/01/31/businesses-netherlands-love-nl-registrar-rewards-rise-ipv6/

Neustar To Explain Why Brand TLDs Are The Future With Upcoming Webinar
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/01/neustar-explain-brand-tlds-future-webinar/

Singapore Asia’s #1 in Startup Mobility and Education in Asia: Youth Mobility Report
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/01/singapore-asias-startup-mobility-education-youth-mobility-report/

ICANN Announces October 2018 As New Date for KSK Rollover
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/06/icann-october-2018-ksk-rollover/

Austrian Registry nic.at Injects Humour Into Their Anycast Service
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/07/nicat-humour-anycast-service/

An Information Transparency Initiative Update: The Content Audit and ICANN Taxonomy by Duncan Burns, David Conrad
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/an-information-transparency-initiative-update-the-content-audit-and-icann-taxonomy

Is the Trump administration really trying to reverse the IANA transition?
http://domainincite.com/22579-is-the-trump-administration-really-trying-to-reverse-the-iana-transition

CPE probe: “whitewash” or “fig leaf”?
http://domainincite.com/22585-cpe-probe-whitewash-or-fig-leaf

EU data protection law may end up protecting scammers, experts warn
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/feb/06/gdpr-data-protection-law-scammers-whois-tools-internet-european-privacy

de: Why are you doing that Whois search? DENIC wants to know

http://domainincite.com/22598-why-are-you-doing-that-whois-search-denic-wants-to-know


ICANN


Request for Proposal: Rights Protection Mechanisms Survey
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-01-29-en

Apply Now for ICANN Leadership Positions
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-01-31-en

Plan to Restart the Root Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover Process
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-02-01-en

Call for Experts to Study the Application of Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-02-08-en

Register Now: Pre-ICANN61 Policy Open House – 1 March 2018
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-02-08-en

(ccNSO)
ccNSO Activity Summary January 2018
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/resources/activity-summary-jan18-en.htm

ccNSO Council letter to Chair of the ICANN Board – regarding use of emojis
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/sataki-to-chalaby-et-al-24jan18-en.pdf

ccNSO Council letter to ICANN Nominating Committee on Specific Requirements
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/sataki-to-nomcomm-22jan18-en.pdf

ccNSO Council Statement on the draft Operating Standards for Specific Reviews
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/ccnso-council-draft-statement-02feb18-en.pdf

Start Rejection Action Petition Period FY 19 IANA Operational Plan and Budget
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-09feb18-en.htm

ccNSO Council Minutes, 18 January

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-meeting-18jan18-en.pdf


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Maximal Starting Repertoire version 3 (MSR-3) for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/msr-3-2018-01-17-en

ICANN Draft FY19 Operating Plan and Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fy19-budget-2018-01-19-en

Proposal for Korean Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/korean-lgr-2018-01-25-en

Plan to Restart the Root Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ksk-rollover-restart-2018-02-01-en