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Newsletter (29 June 2020)

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Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD78, Taipei, Taiwan, 3-4 September 2020
   ¶ Online Registration       ¶ Agenda of Virtual Meeting (26 June 2020)
■ APTLD78 to be held online    View
■ APTLD Chair’s Thank You Letter to The SPRWG Chair    View
■ SPRWG Chair’s Letter to the APTLD Chair    View

■ A How-To Webinar for APTLD Members and Guests    View


Members News


(.AU  auDA)
A breakdown of “search” and how it impacts the visibility of your .au website
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/breakdown-search-and-how-it-impacts-visibility-your-au-website
 
The impact of COVID-19 on online activity in Australia
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/impact-covid-19-online-activity-australia
 
(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
Verisign Expands MANRS Relationship to Strengthen Global Routing Security
https://blog.verisign.com/security/verisign-expands-manrs-relationship-to-strengthen-global-routing-security/
 
(.JP  JPRS)
English Version of “JP Domain Name Registry Report 2019” Posted
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2020/200619.html
 
JPRS received 2019 assessment report from JPNIC regarding the performance in fulfilling the responsibilities as JP Domain Name registry.
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2020/200616.html
 
(.MY  MYNIC)
Planned Maintenance at MYNIC Email Solution
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/planned-maintenance-at-mynic-email-solution/
 
Maintenance for Service Enhancement
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/maintenance-for-service-enhancement-13/
 
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
DNS Firewall – a new layer of your security
https://internetnz.nz/blog/dns-firewall-new-layer-your-security
 
(.QA  CRA)
CRA Publishes Results of Quality of Service Audit of Mobile Networks 2019
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-quality-of-service-audit-of-mobile-networks-2019
 
(.SA  SaudiNIC)
CITC Signs Agreement with “Monshaat” to Enable Small and Medium Enterprises to Become Accredited Registrars for Saudi Domain Names
https://www.nic.sa/en/view/news_181
 
(.TH  THNIC)
TCCtech Supports BKNIX’s Project on Remote Meeting Platform Through enhance the quality of connectivity required by entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic
https://www.thnic.or.th/en/tcctech_en/
 
(.UZ  UZINFOCOM)
The 68th ICANN Policy Forum conference begins on June 22, 2020
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1468
 
(.VU  TRBR)
2020 World Consumer Rights Day Report
https://www.trbr.vu/en/consumer/consumer-rights-day/2020/797-2020-world-consumer-rights-day-report
 
(.WF  AFNIC)
Lucien Castex appointed Afnic’s Representative for Public Affairs and Partnership Development
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/12076/show/lucien-castex-appointed-afnic-s-representative-for-public-affairs-and-partnership-development.html
 
The Foliweb Awards recognise the digital transition of VSEs
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/12059/show/the-foliweb-awards-recognise-the-digital-transition-of-vses.html
 
(Netnod)
How Copenhagen became a peering hotspot
https://press.netnod.se/posts/blogposts/how-copenhagen-became-a-peering-hotspot
 
(.DE  DENIC)
ICANN69: Meeting Online Instead of in Hamburg
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/icann69-online-meeting-statt-hamburg/
 
(.ME  DoMEn)
Impact of Social Media on our Kids
https://domain.me/impact-of-social-media-on-our-kids/
 
Morten Grønning – Product Designer You Have to Follow
https://domain.me/morten-gronning-product-designer-you-have-to-follow/
 
Essential Freelance Tools and Resources
https://domain.me/essential-freelance-tools-and-resources/
 
Meet Anita: the Product Management and Marketing Professional
https://domain.me/meet-anita-the-product-management-and-marketing-professional/
 
(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Demand for positive content grows during pandemic
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26083/
 
Solutions to introduce Cyrillic emails developed over 36 hours
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26082/
 
Interest in coronavirus-related domains drops
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26074/
 
SprintLabs registrar passes technical tests and starts registration activities
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26045/
 
The evolution of the domain industry continues
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26027/
 
Results of the 10 Years of .РФ: Internet in Russian digital dictation – Correcting mistakes
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26046/
 
Domains vs. social media: Who’s winning?
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26016/
 
Technical and cultural aspects of UA discussed at EuroDIG 2020
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26015/
 
Continued decline in registration of coronavirus-related domains
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26009/
 
94 percent of popular Russian websites accept email addresses with new gTLDs
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26011/
 
Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ changes its founders

https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26010/


Others
 

APrIGF 2020 Going Virtual!
https://www.aprigf.asia/news/2020/aprigf-2020-going-virtual.html
 
APrIGF 2020 Election Process Announcement
https://www.aprigf.asia/news/2020/aprigf-election-2020-election-process-announcement.html
 
Mytel launches IPv6 in Myanmar
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/25/mytel-launches-ipv6-in-myanmar/
 
The BGP Tuner: intuitive anycast management
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/29/the-bgp-tuner-intuitive-anycast-management/
 
SR TI-LFA: Segment Routing and Topology Independent Loop-Free Alternates
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/26/sr-ti-lfa-segment-routing-and-topology-independent-loop-free-alternates/
 
Measuring IPv6
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/23/measuring-ipv6/
 
A new way to measure Route Origin Validation
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/22/a-new-way-to-measure-route-origin-validation/
 
How do you configure DNS resolvers?
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/22/how-do-you-configure-dns-resolvers/
 
Networking from Home in South Asia
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/19/networking-from-home-in-south-asia/
 
New submarine cable to strengthen Pakistan ICT community
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/19/new-submarine-cable-to-strengthen-pakistan-ict-community/
 
Where is the DNS heading?
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/18/where-is-the-dns-heading/
 
Trust, neutrality keys to sustainable Internet exchange, Pakistan
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/17/trust-neutrality-keys-to-sustainable-internet-exchange-pakistan/
 
What drives technology adoption in the Internet?
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/06/16/what-drives-technology-adoption-in-the-internet/
 
A day in the life of the Covid DNS
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/a-day-in-the-life-of-the-covid-dns.html
 
CENTR publishes its Guide to ICANN68
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-guide-to-icann68.html
 
IGF: MAG 2021 Renewal
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/mag-2021-renewal
 
DESA USG Letter to the MAG on SG’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/index.php?q=filedepot_download/10358/2173
 
2nd Open Consultations & MAG Meeting: Summary & DESA USG Remarks
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/index.php?q=filedepot_download/10358/2178
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-2nd-ocs-and-mag-meeting-usg-un-desa-remarks
 
Session & IGF Village proposals
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-received-session-proposals
 
ITU to hold Economic Experts Roundtable on COVID-19 and the digital economy
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/MA04-2020-COVID-19-and-the-digital-economy.aspx
 
ITU 2020 Guidelines on Child Online Protection (COP) respond to new challenges and significant shifts in the digital landscape
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/pr10-2020-Guidelines-Child-Online-Protecion.aspx
 
Global Esports Federation joins ITU to launch global dialogue on esports
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/pr09-2020-Global-Esports-Federation-joins-ITU.aspx
 
WSIS Forum 2020: World’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community goes virtual
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/ma04-2020-wsis-forum-goes-online.aspx
 
Internet Society Response To SaveDotOrg Letter
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/statements/2020/internet-society-response-to-savedotorg-letter/
 
Closing the Digital Divide in Nepal
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/closing-the-digital-divide-in-nepal/
 
Internet Society Report Highlights Opportunity for Advanced Digital Economy in Africa
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2020/internet-society-report-highlights-opportunity-to-advance-digital-economy-in-africa/
 
Eighty for Africa: Kenya and Nigeria’s IXP Success
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/eighty-for-africa/
 
Open Call To The Next Generation of Internet Leaders – Apply for the IGF Youth Ambassadors Program
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/open-call-to-the-next-generation-of-internet-leaders-apply-for-the-igf-youth-ambassadors-program/
 
The Week in Internet News: U.S. DOJ Wants to Hold Website Liable for User Comments
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/the-week-in-internet-news-u-s-doj-wants-to-hold-website-liable-for-user-comments/
 
What Does a Post-COVID World Look Like in Small Island Developing States?
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/what-does-a-post-covid-world-look-like-in-small-island-developing-states/
 
“The Internet is a deeply human technology”
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/speeches/2020/the-internet-is-a-deeply-human-technology/
 
Internet Society and Alliance for Affordable Internet Partner to Promote Community Networks and Expand Access for All
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/06/internet-society-and-alliance-for-affordable-internet-partner-to-promote-community-networks-and-expand-access-for-all/
 
Department of Commerce to Allow US Companies Work With Chinese to Develop 5G and Other Standards
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20200616-department-of-commerce-to-allow-us-companies-work-with-chinese-5g/
 
As the world burns, ICANN gives its richest execs huge pay rises
http://domainincite.com/25643-as-the-world-burns-icann-gives-its-richest-execs-huge-pay-rises
 
Web.com is kicking out a racist web site. How long before it winds up at Epik?
http://domainincite.com/25640-web-com-is-kicking-out-a-racist-web-site-how-long-before-it-winds-up-at-epik
 
Over 660,000 “coronavirus” domains registered
http://domainincite.com/25636-over-660000-coronavirus-domains-registered
 
Watch three members of the ICANN community get assassinated
http://domainincite.com/25630-watch-three-members-of-the-icann-community-get-assasinated
 
“Horrifying” Zoombombing attack on ICANN meeting, again
http://domainincite.com/25627-horrifying-zoombombing-attack-on-icann-meeting-again
 
Coronavirus is saving ICANN millions of your money, but will it use the cash wisely?
http://domainincite.com/25625-coronavirus-is-saving-icann-millions-of-your-money-but-will-it-use-the-cash-wisely
 
Half as many women apply for ICANN leadership jobs
http://domainincite.com/25622-half-as-many-women-apply-for-icann-leadership-jobs
 
ICANN decision to cancel Hamburg was NOT unanimous
http://domainincite.com/25619-icann-decision-to-cancel-hamburg-was-not-unanimous
 
NamesCon goes virtual with intriguing 24-hour conference concept
http://domainincite.com/25617-namescon-goes-virtual-with-intriguing-24-hour-conference-concept
 
Virtual cocktails coming to ICANN meetings. Really.
http://domainincite.com/25612-virtual-cocktails-coming-to-icann-meetings-really
 
GoDaddy, PorkBun and Endurance win domain “blocking” court fight
http://domainincite.com/25604-godaddy-porkbun-and-endurance-win-domain-blocking-court-fight
 
Donuts rolls out free phishing attack protection for all registrants
http://domainincite.com/25599-donuts-rolls-out-free-phishing-attack-protection-for-all-registrants
 
PIR Launches ORG Impact Awards
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/06/27/pir-launches-org-impact-awards/
 
All US Government Websites to Start Using HTTPS
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/06/26/all-us-government-websites-to-start-using-https/
 
Olivier Crépin-Leblond Awarded by ICANN

https://www.internetnews.me/2020/06/23/olivier-crepin-leblond-awarded-by-icann/


Social Media


APTLD joined the Regional Organizations Panel at ICANN68     Post
 
Just happened at ICANN68: the first ever ccNSO session opened with a panel session on ccTLD governance models featuring 2 APTLD members – . JP and. MX.     Post
 
.nl now has 6 million registered domain names     News
 

.UZ keeps growing – it has added >6K registrations since the beginning of the year and boasts 80K of active domains as of 17 June 2020.    Post


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ICANN


ICANN68 Governmental Advisory Committee Communiqué Now Available
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-27-en
 
ICANN Announces NextGen@ICANN69 Participants
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-26-en
 
Adopted FY21-25 Operating and Financial Plan and Adopted FY21 Budget Take Effect 1 July 2020
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-24-en
 
ICANN Extends Call for Expressions of Interest for 2021 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect through 7 July 2020
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2020-06-22-en
 
2020 ICANN Community Excellence Award Honors Olivier Crépin-Leblond
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-22-en
 
Domain Name Marketplace Indicators Published on the Open Data Platform
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-17-en
 
ICANN Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Global Cyber Alliance
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2020-06-16-en
 
Third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) Final Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2020-06-16-en
 
APIGA 2020 Cancelled Due to COVID-19
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-06-16-en
 
(ccNSO)
ICANN68 ccNSO Members Meeting | We seek your feedback!
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-25jun20-en.htm
 
Please RSVP: Webinar on the CCWG Auction Proceeds Final Report | Tuesday, 7 July at 12:00 UTC
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-24jun20-en.htm
 
Agenda & draft resolutions | ccNSO Council Meeting at ICANN68
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-council-24jun20-en.pdf
 
ccNSO Council Minutes, 21 May
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-21may20-en.pdf
 
Save the date: Join a ccNSO webinar and learn more about ccPDP4 on the (de)selection of IDN ccTLD strings
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-23jun20-en.htm
 
Consult now the PTI update to the ccNSO and broader ccTLD community
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-18jun20-en.htm
 
The June 2020 edition of the ccNSO monthly newsletter is out now.
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-18jun20-en.htm
 
Consult now an IGLC repository of ICANN68 sessions, addressing ccTLD-relevant topics in the Internet Governance area

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-17jun20-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

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
 
Third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) Final Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/atrt3-final-report-2020-06-16-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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