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Newsletter (1 June 2020)
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Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD78, Taipei, Taiwan, 3-4 September 2020
   ¶ Meeting Website       ¶ Online Registration       ¶ Agenda (29 May 2020)
■ APTLD Has .KH as a New Member    View

■ APTLD Successfully Delivered a “How-To” Webinar    View


Members News


(.AU  auDA)
auDA Implements All 29 Government Recommendations From 2018 Review
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-implements-all-29-government-recommendations-from-2018-review/
 
A world of possibilities: AWS 2020
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/world-possibilities-aws-2020
 
.au Registrar Profile: DDNS
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/au-registrar-profile-ddns
 
(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
Internet Grows to 366.8 Million Domain Name Registrations at the End of the First Quarter of 2020
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/verisign-q1-2020-domain-name-industry-brief-internet-grows-to-366-8-million-domain-name-registrations-in-the-first-quarter-of-2020/
 
Two-Month Extension of Wholesale Restore Fee Waiver
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/two-month-extension-of-wholesale-restore-fee-waiver/
 
(.LK  LK Domain Registry)
Special Message: Limited Services
http://www.nic.lk/index.php/home/news-events/item/69-special-message-limited-services
 
(.MY  MYNIC)
Change of Reseller’s Name- Multi Domain Resources and Services (R0111)
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/change-of-resellers-name-multi-domain-resources-and-services-r0111/
 
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
InternetNZ: Government Internet filtering not the answer
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-government-internet-filtering-not-answer
 
The five point plan for digital inclusion: COVID-19 and beyond
https://internetnz.nz/blog/five-point-plan-digital-inclusion-covid-19-and-beyond
 
Supporting great youth-focused projects
https://internetnz.nz/blog/supporting-great-youth-focused-projects
 
(.QA  CRA)
CRA Publishes Telecommunications Market Report 2015 – 2019
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-publishes-telecommunications-market-report-2015—2019
 
CRA Urges Telecom Consumers not to Respond to Fraud Messages
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-urges-telecom-consumers-not-to-respond-to-fraud-messages
 
(.SB  Our Telekom)
Our Telekom continues to assist the National COVID-19 Preparedness with Highspeed Internet and Telephony at SI-Bougainville Police Border Post
https://www.ourtelekom.com.sb/news/latest-news/our-telekom-continues-to-assist-the-national-covid-19-preparedness-with-highspeed-internet-and-telephony-at-si-bougainville-police-border-post/
 
(.WF  AFNIC)
Afnic is taking action to control and improve the social impact of its activities
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/12031/show/afnic-is-taking-action-to-control-and-improve-the-social-impact-of-its-activities.html
 
(Neustar)
Neustar Appoints Wes Nichols, Co-Founder of MarketShare, to Board of Directors
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-appoints-wes-nichols-co-founder-of-marketshare-to-board-of-directors
 
Neustar Offers Carriers Free Trial of Robocall Mitigation Service to Help Protect Subscribers from Coronavirus-Related Scams
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-offers-carriers-free-trial-of-robocall-mitigation-service-to-help-protect-subscribers-from-coronavirus-related-scams
 
Neustar releases 2020 ‘State of Call Center Authentication’ report
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-releases-2020-state-of-call-center-authentication-report
 
(.ME  DoMEn)
Children Using iPads: The Good the Bad and Things You Should Watch Out For
https://domain.me/children-using-ipads/
 
How to make your personal brand stand out
https://domain.me/how-to-make-your-personal-brand-stand-out/
 
Meet Nodari – A Game Developer and Designer You Should Keep Tabs On
https://domain.me/meet-nodari-a-game-developer-and-designer-you-should-keep-tabs-on/
 
5 Tips For Freelancers: How to acquire Clients
https://domain.me/5-tips-for-freelancers-how-to-acquire-clients/
 
Doxy.me Delivers Real-time Health Care to Patients at Distance
https://domain.me/doxy-me-delivers-real-time-health-care-to-patients-at-distance/
 
(.RS/.срб  RNIDS)
DNSSEC-protected .rs and .срб domains
https://www.rnids.rs/en/what-s-new/dnssec-protected-rs-and-%D1%81%D1%80%D0%B1-domains
 
(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
CC for TLD .RU/.РФ employees receive letters of commendation from the President of the Russian Federation
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25947/
 
CENTR Jamboree 2020: Online transition completed successfully
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25950/
 
CC for TLD .RU/.РФ, RANS and MSLU to hold a roundtable meeting on information literacy during digital transformation
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25933/
 
.РФ domain promotes Russian language on the web
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25938/
 
.RU and .РФ gain more coronavirus-related domains
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25927/
 
Methodology for assessing the value of domain names in .RU and .РФ in news and images
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25915/
 
The Coordination Center signs cooperation agreement with Academy of Innovative Education and Development
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25917/
 
Online training participants learn how to configure EAI support in open software
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25905/
 
Russian domains .RU and .РФ maintain their positions in global rankings
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25904/
 
Growth of registrations of corona-domains slows by half
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25897/
 
CCTLD .RU announces winners of 4th Family IT-marathon
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25899/
 
IDNs are a part of national culture and identity

https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25893/


Others
 

DotAsia Announces Organizational Governance Enhancements
https://www.dot.asia/dotasia-announces-organizational-governance-enhancements/
 
Why should I run my own DNS resolver?
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/29/why-should-i-run-my-own-dns-resolver/
 
Does the QUIC handshake require compression to be fast?
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/28/does-the-quic-handshake-require-compression-to-be-fast/
 
How to: Set up a testbed for validating RPKI/ROA using PMACCT and correlating traffic with BGP
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/27/trashed/
 
APNIC 50 to become online-only event
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/26/apnic-50-to-become-online-only-event/
 
New IP and emerging communications technologies
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/25/new-ip-and-emerging-communications-technologies/
 
Geoff Huston’s NFH keynotes announced
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/25/geoff-hustons-nfh-keynotes-announced/
 
RHOMBUS: a new IoT malware
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/22/rhombus-a-new-iot-malware/
 
NXNSAttack: upgrade resolvers to stop new kind of random subdomain attack
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/21/nxnsattack-upgrade-resolvers-to-stop-new-kind-of-random-subdomain-attack/
 
Getting IPv6 private addressing right
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/20/getting-ipv6-private-addressing-right/
 
KISS your networks better
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/05/19/kiss-your-networks-better/
 
From remote work in Paris to 100Gbs in Lisbon
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/from-paris-to-100gbs-in-lisbon.html
 
Is the lockdown driving domain registrations?
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/is-the-lockdown-driving-domain-registrations.html
 
Digital Skills Assessment Guidebook
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/CM03-2020-digital-skills-assessment-guidebook.aspx
 
Prices for telecommunication services continue to decline but do not translate into rapidly increasing Internet penetration rates
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/pr08-2020-Measuring-Digital-Development-ICT-Price-Trends-2019.aspx
 
Playing Politics with Section 230 Makes the Internet Weaker, Not Stronger
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/05/playing-politics-with-section-230-makes-the-internet-weaker-not-stronger/
 
How Has COVID-19 Impacted Last Mile Networks?
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/05/how-has-covid-19-impacted-last-mile-networks/
 
Internet Society Announces Appointment of Heather West to Board of Trustees for Interim Term
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/statements/2020/internet-society-announces-appointment-of-heather-west-to-board-of-trustees-for-interim-term/
 
The Week in Internet News: Hong Kong Residents Flock to VPNs
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/05/the-week-in-internet-news-hong-kong-residents-flock-to-vpns/
 
Internet Society Chapters Assist Communities with Telework, Remote Education
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/05/member-news-internet-society-chapters-assist-communities-with-telework-remote-education/
 
Are We Ready to Work from Home in the Middle East?
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/05/are-we-ready-to-work-from-home-in-the-middle-east/
 
Australia ‘records fastest internet speed ever’
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52769796
 
Trust Has Eroded Within the Cybercriminal Underground Causing a Switch to Ecommerce Platforms
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20200526-trust-has-eroded-within-the-cybercriminal-underground/
 
Verisign says its coronavirus fee waivers have saved businesses millions
http://domainincite.com/25558-verisign-says-its-coronavirus-fee-waivers-have-saved-businesses-millions
 
Industry growth driven by new gTLD(s) in Q1
http://domainincite.com/25556-industry-growth-driven-by-new-gtlds-in-q1
 
World’s youngest country launches its Nazi-risk TLD next week
http://domainincite.com/25553-worlds-youngest-country-launches-its-nazi-risk-tld-next-week
 
Is ICANN chickening out of Whois access role?
http://domainincite.com/25549-is-icann-chickening-out-of-whois-access-role
 
Irony alert! Data protection agency complains it can’t get access to private Whois data
http://domainincite.com/25545-irony-alert-data-protection-agency-complains-it-cant-get-access-to-private-whois-data
 
ICANN dissenter explains why she wanted .org sale approved
http://domainincite.com/25541-icann-dissenter-explains-why-she-wanted-org-sale-approved
 
CSC removes reference to “retiring” new gTLD domain after retiring new gTLD domain
http://domainincite.com/25539-csc-removes-reference-to-retiring-new-gtld-domain-after-retiring-new-gtld-domain
 
Google launches .meet gTLD after Meet service goes free during lockdown
http://domainincite.com/25533-google-launches-meet-gtld-after-meet-service-goes-free-during-lockdown
 
Aussie ccTLD surges under coronavirus lockdown
http://domainincite.com/25531-aussie-cctld-surges-under-coronavirus-lockdown
 
Nominet Election Nominations Open

https://www.internetnews.me/2020/05/22/nominet-election-nominations-open/


Social Media


APTLD wishes you good health and safety, and may this special day bring peace, happiness, and prosperity to everyone. Eid Mubarak!   Post
 

And here comes the 66th…welcome to the community, .KH!  News


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ICANN


Call for Expressions of Interest: ICANN 2021 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-05-29-en
 
Register for ICANN68 Prep Sessions
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-05-28-en
 
ICANN and FIRST Sign Memorandum of Understanding on DNS Threats Mitigation
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-05-22-en
 
ICANN Announces Successful String Evaluation for Israel IDN ccTLD
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-05-19-en
 
(ccNSO)
The May 2020 edition of the ccNSO monthly newsletter is out now
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-28may20-en.htm
 
Heads up: Call for Nominations for one Director to the ICANN Board Seat 12 starting soon
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-26may20-en.htm
 
Call for volunteers: ccNSO appointed delegate to ICANN’s NomCom
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-26may20-en.htm
 
Register now for the Virtual ccTLD News Session | Tue, 2 June 2020 (11:00 & 19:00 UTC)

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-20may20-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Draft PTI FY21-24 Strategic Plan
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-pti-fy21-24-strategic-plan-2020-04-20-en
 
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