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Newsletter (15 June 2020)

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Members News


(.AU  auDA)
Call for Expressions of Interest: Elected Non-Executive Board Director
https://www.auda.org.au/news/call-for-expressions-of-interest-elected-non-executive-board-director/
 
Update From the Chair
https://www.auda.org.au/news/update-from-the-chair-06062020/
 
Current insights into digital transformation
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/current-insights-digital-transformation
 
Afilias completes largest bulk transfer between .au registrar groups to date
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/afilias-completes-largest-bulk-transfer-between-au-registrar-groups-date
 
(.MY  MYNIC)
Planned Maintenance at MYNIC Domain Management System and SELFCARE Platform
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/planned-maintenance-at-mynic-domain-management-system-and-selfcare-platform-10/
 
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
InternetNZ offers its new cyber security product for an extended free trial
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-offers-its-new-cyber-security-product-extended-free-trial
 
DNC Newsletter May/June 2020
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1976
 
(.SA  SaudiNIC)
CITC launched the first application phase of accrediting registrars for Saudi domain names
https://www.nic.sa/en/view/news_180
 
(.SB  Our Telekom)
Our Telekom takes the lead in Buala
https://www.ourtelekom.com.sb/news/latest-news/our-telekom-takes-the-lead-in-buala/
 
(.TH  THNIC)
APNIC Networking from Home – South East Asia
https://www.thnic.or.th/en/nfheng/
 
(.WF  AFNIC)
Step-up of the digital transition among VSEs/SMEs: strong participation in the Foliweb webinars
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/12033/show/step-up-of-the-digital-transition-among-vses-smes-strong-participation-in-the-foliweb-webinars.html
 
(Neustar)
Neustar Brings Identity to Customer Data Platforms to Improve Customer Experience & Marketing Performance
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-brings-identity-to-customer-data-platforms-to-improve-customer-experience-and-marketing-performance
 
(Netnod)
Netnod Q2 newsletter is out!
https://press.netnod.se/posts/news/netnod-q2-newsletter-is-out
 
(.ME  DoMEn)
RipeNear.ME: A Local Food Market You’ll Love
https://domain.me/ripenear-me-a-local-food-market-youll-love/
 
(.RS/.срб  RNIDS)
Presentation during ccNSO meeting on the mechanism for the protection of rights in the .rs and .срб domain spaces
https://www.rnids.rs/en/what-s-new/presentation-during-ccnso-meeting-on-mechanism-protection-rights-in-rs-and-%D1%81%D1%80%D0%B1-domain
 
(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
How can a positive information environment be created?
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25999/
 
Digital Dictation on the Russian language to be held online on June 6–15
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25994/
 
 “Corona” domains lose popularity
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25978/
 
Russian Federation becomes co-founder of Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25970/
 
New and existing cyber threats amid COVID-19 pandemic

https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25963/


Others
 

The Internet landscape in Pakistan
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/15/the-internet-landscape-in-pakistan/
 
What can the DNS tell us about the effect of working from home on the Internet?
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/12/what-can-the-dns-tell-us-about-the-effect-of-working-from-home-on-the-internet/
 
Nepal’s Worldlink treks towards IPv6 summit
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/11/worldlinks-trek-towards-ipv6-summit-nepal/
 
MANRS fellowship program now open
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/10/manrs-fellowship-program-now-open/
 
Improving coverage of Internet outage detection
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/09/improving-coverage-of-internet-outage-detection/
 
Mapping the Internet from router level
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/08/mapping-the-internet-from-router-level/
 
Engineering students in Philippines take lead educating next generation of IPv6 deployers
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/05/engineering-students-in-philippines-take-lead-educating-next-generation-of-ipv6-deployers/
 
When South East Asia Networked from Home…
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/04/when-south-east-asia-networked-from-home/
 
Nominations now open for NRO NC Election 2020
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/03/nominations-now-open-for-nro-nc-election-2020/
 
Why is a /48 the recommended minimum prefix size for routing?
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/01/why-is-a-48-the-recommended-minimum-prefix-size-for-routing/
 
A developer’s take on IPv6 and DHCP
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/01/a-developers-take-on-ipv6-and-dhcp/
 
EU Policy Update – May 2020
https://www.centr.org/news/eu-updates/eu-policy-update-may-2020.html
 
IGF 2020 Update
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020
 
New Roadmap for Digital Cooperation spotlights ‘Giga’ initiative to connect all the world’s schools
https://news.itu.int/new-roadmap-for-digital-cooperation-spotlights-giga-initiative-to-connect-the-all-the-worlds-schools/
 
ITU receives the UAE’s financial support for online remote participation at ITU meetings
https://news.itu.int/itu-receives-the-uaes-financial-support-for-online-remote-participation-at-itu-meetings/
 
2020 EQUALS in Tech Awards: Nominate someone today!
https://news.itu.int/2020-equals-in-tech-awards-nominate-someone-today/
 
Listen to the Hedge Podcast 39 to Learn about the Open Standards Everywhere Project
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/listen-to-the-hedge-podcast-39-to-learn-about-the-open-standards-everywhere-project/
 
MANRS Fellowship Program Now Open
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/manrs-fellowship-program-now-open/
 
Strengthening Communities, Improving Lives and Livelihoods: The Internet Society Foundation Launches SCILLS
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/strengthening-communities-improving-lives-and-livelihoods-the-internet-society-foundation-launches-scills/
 
The Week in Internet News: Zoom Says End-to-End Encryption Only for Paying Users
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/the-week-in-internet-news-zoom-says-end-to-end-encryption-only-for-paying-users/
 
On This 8th World IPv6 Launchiversary, Help Us Get More Websites Available Over IPv6
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/on-this-8th-world-ipv6-launchiversary-help-us-get-more-websites-available-over-ipv6/
 
COVID-19 Response Must Include Massive Funding for Fiber-Optic Internet Access
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/covid-19-response-must-include-massive-funding-for-fiber-optic-internet-access/
 
SpaceX Launches Another Batch of 60 Starlink Internet Satellites
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20200604-spacex-launches-another-batch-of-60-starlink-internet-satellites/
 
Bored? Try the DI Fiendishly Difficult Domain Name Pub Quiz
http://domainincite.com/25571-bored-try-the-di-fiendishly-difficult-domain-name-pub-quiz
 
Three big registries will take down opioid domains for US govt
http://domainincite.com/25588-three-big-registries-will-take-down-opioid-domains-for-us-govt
 
Should Epik be banned from NamesCon as racism debate spills over into domain industry?
http://domainincite.com/25584-should-epik-be-banned-from-namescon-as-racism-debate-spills-over-into-domain-industry
 
ICANN board tries to redefine mediocrity — literally
http://domainincite.com/25578-icann-board-tries-to-redefine-mediocrity-literally
 
GoDaddy starts protecting American customers’ privacy
http://domainincite.com/25576-godaddy-starts-protecting-american-customers-privacy
 
Will ICANN swap Hamburg for Zoom for 69?
http://domainincite.com/25568-will-icann-swap-hamburg-for-zoom-for-69
 
Top-level reshuffle as ICANN loses its COO
http://domainincite.com/25564-top-level-reshuffle-as-icann-loses-its-coo
 
Amazon finally gets its dot-brands despite last-minute government plea
http://domainincite.com/25562-amazon-finally-gets-its-dot-brands-despite-last-minute-government-plea
 
South Africa might raise, or lower, some wholesale domain fees
http://domainincite.com/25560-south-africa-might-raise-or-lower-some-wholesale-domain-fees
 
IGF 2020 Goes Virtual
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/06/14/igf-2020-goes-virtual/
 
No ICANN Meeting in Person This Year
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/06/12/no-icann-meeting-in-person-this-year/
 
Irish Broadband Usage Increases
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/06/11/irish-broadband-usage-increases/
 
RIPE 81 Goes Virtual and Shifts Dates
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/06/08/ripe-81-goes-virtual-and-shifts-dates/
 
Kelly Hardy Joins CentralNic as Policy Chief

https://www.internetnews.me/2020/06/03/kelly-hardy-joins-centralnic-as-policy-chief/


Social Media


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Meeting+%7C+ICANN68

 

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ICANN


ICANN69 to be Held as Virtual Public Meeting
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-11-en
 
Enhancing the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model – Next Steps
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-04-en
 
Register for ICANN68 Prep Sessions (Update)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-02-en
 
Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Regional Strategic Plan for FY2021-2025
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-01-en
 
(ccNSO)
Call for Expression of Interest – Customer Standing Committee (CSC)
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-3-08jun20-en.htm
 
The ICANN68 ccNSO Members Meeting Session Brief is out now
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-08jun20-en.htm
 
Call for nominations ICANN Board seat 12
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-08jun20-en.htm
 
Join the June 2020 ccTLD community webinar | Tue, 9 June (11 UTC) & Thu, 11 June (19 UTC)

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-05jun20-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposal for Malayalam Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules – Second Public Comment Proceeding
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lgr-proposal-malayalam-script-2020-05-07-en
 
Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Study 1: Proposed Final Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ncap-1-proposed-final-report-2020-05-08-en
 
ccNSO PDP3: Initial Proposals for Process to Retire ccTLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ccnso-pdp3-retire-cctlds-2020-05-05-en
 
Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Regional Strategic Plan for FY2021-2025
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lac-regional-strategic-plan-2021-2025-2020-06-01-en
 
Enhancing the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model – Next Steps
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/multistakeholder-model-next-steps-2020-06-04-en

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