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Newsletter (30 July 2018)
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Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD74, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 20-21 September 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (21 July 2018)
■ APTLD Members Contributed to APIGA View
■ Statement on the Internship of Maria Butina by APTLD View
■ Call for Applications for an APTLD Sponsored Fellowship to IETF103 View

■ New Survey on the APTLD Fellowship Program Link


Members News


(.AU auDA)
From the Chair – Transforming auDA to Build .au
https://www.auda.org.au/news/from-the-chair-transforming-auda-to-build-au/

From the CMWG: Membership Model Consultation – 6 August 2018
https://www.auda.org.au/news/cmwg-membership-model-consultation-6-august-2018/

Port-43 Availability Check Service
https://www.auda.org.au/news/port-43-availability-check-service/

Domain Name Password Retrieval Tool
https://www.auda.org.au/news/domain-name-password-recovery/

General Meeting – Webcast Details
https://www.auda.org.au/news/general-meeting-webcast-details/

Letter to Members and Stakeholders From the auDA Board
https://www.auda.org.au/news/letter-to-members-and-stakeholders-from-the-auda-board/

Statement on the Outcome of Today’s SGM Vote to Remove Independent auDA Directors
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-on-the-outcome-of-todays-sgm-vote-to-remove-independent-auda-directors/

Benefits of .au Domain Name For Your Australian Business
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/benefits-au-domain-name-your-australian-business

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cHM6Ly92ZXJpc
2lnbi5uZXdzaHEuYnVzaW5lc3N3aXJlLmNvbS9wcmVzcy1yZWxlYXN
lL3ZlcmlzaWduLXJlcG9ydHMtc2Vjb25kLXF1YXJ0ZXItMjAxOC1yZXN1
bHRz

(.LK LK Domain Registry)
Special Notice: Limited Services
http://www.nic.lk/index.php/home/news-events/item/55-special-notice-limited-services

(.NZ InternetNZ)
What we talk about when we talk about cyberattacks
https://internetnz.nz/blog/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-cyberattacks

Links and Thinks 25 July 2018
https://internetnz.nz/blog/links-and-thinks-25-july-2018

Proud past but looking forward to the future
https://internetnz.nz/blog/proud-past-looking-forward-future

Four new Fellows to InternetNZ
https://internetnz.nz/blog/four-new-fellows-internetnz

Goals are set for a safer .nz in the coming year
https://www.dnc.org.nz/2018_annual_report_release

(.SA SaudiNIC)
Domain Names Registration Service is available on Meras platform
http://www.nic.sa/en/view/news_170

(.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

(.WF Afnic)
Afnic reinforces its Executive Committee
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11112/show/afnic-reinforces-its-executive-committee.html

Review of the French Internet Governance Forum 2018
https://www.afnic.fr/en/resources/blog/video-review-of-the-french-internet-governance-forum-2018-1.html

(Neustar)
Neustar Announces Executive Transition
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/NeustarAnnouncesExecutiveTransition?opt-out=false

Security Vulnerability Concerns Skyrocket as Neustar’s International Cyber Benchmark Index™ Hits Record High
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/NISCCyberReport?opt-out=false

(.MX Registry.MX)
Registry .MX hits its first Million
https://www.registry.mx/jsf/news_list/search/info.jsf?Id=1671&type=1

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Doctor Web becomes new competent organization with Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12473


Others

Event Wrap: 30th Annual FIRST Conference and AGM
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/17/event-wrap-30th-annual-first-conference-and-agm/

APAN 46 to offer peek into the future of autonomic networking
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/17/apan-46-to-offer-peek-into-the-future-of-autonomic-networking/

The uncertainty of measuring the DNS
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/18/the-uncertainty-of-measuring-the-dns/

Event Wrap: ConnecTechAsia 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/24/event-wrap-connectechasia-2018/

TWIGF 2018: TechGIRLS
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/24/twigf-2018-techgirls/

Event Wrap: APEC TEL 57
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/26/event-wrap-apec-tel-57/

Get ready for APrIGF 2018!
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/26/get-ready-for-aprigf-2018/

Honeypot-based monitoring of amplification DDoS attacks
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/30/honeypot-based-monitoring-of-amplification-ddos-attacks/

A curious alien at IETF102
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/a-curious-alien-at-ietf102.html

The DNS community brought DNS over HTTPS on itself
https://www.centr.org/news/news/the-dns-community-brought-dns-over-https-on-itself.html

CENTR to hold its Registrar Day on 9 October
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-to-hold-its-registrar-day-on-9-october.html

Encryption Is Critical for the Australian Economy
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/encryption-is-critical-for-the-australian-economy/

IETF 102, Day 2: Trust in the IETF
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/ietf-102-day-2/

IETF 102, Day 3: DNSSEC, DPRIVE & IoT
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/ietf-102-day-3/

The Philippines Embraces the Multistakeholder Model in the Development of Its National ICT Ecosystem Framework 2022
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/the-philippines-embraces-the-multistakeholder-model-in-the-development-of-its-national-ict-ecosystem-framework-2022/

Jonathan B. Postel Service Award Presented to Steven G. Huter
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2018/jonathan-b-postel-service-award-presented-to-steven-g-huter/

IETF 102, Day 4: DNS, IoT & TLS
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/ietf-102-day-4/

More Girls in ICT: The Internet Society Signs MoU with the Mexican Government
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/more-girls-in-ict-the-internet-society-signs-mou-with-the-mexican-government/

IETF 102, Day 5: Au revoir Montréal
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/ietf-102-day-5-au-revoir-montreal/

The Week in Internet News: Startup Cash for Spy-o-T
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/the-week-in-internet-news-startup-cash-for-spy-o-t/

2018 Internet Society Asia-Pacific & Middle East Chapters Meeting
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/2018-internet-society-asia-pacific-middle-east-chapters-meeting/

How to Reform Basic Education for a Digital Future: Views from a Multistakeholder Group
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/how-to-reform-basic-education-for-a-digital-future-views-from-a-multistakeholder-group/

ITU global symposium for regulators highlights the importance of innovative policy and regulatory approaches to support today’s digital transformation
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-CM18.aspx

ITU and Global Cyber Alliance join forces to help countries prepare for and respond to cyber-threats
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-CM19.aspx

Nations to set next four-year path for UN’s specialized agency for information and communication technology
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-MA15.aspx

IGF 2018 Approved Open Forums
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/open-forums-2018

IGF 2019 MAG Renewal Announcement
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/mag-2019-renewal

Former ICANN Senior Vice President Kurt Pritz to be Named Chair of Whois Group
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180716_former_icann_senior_vp_kurt
_pritz_to_be_named_chair_of_whois/

Researchers Warn Buried Internet Cables at Risk as Sea Levels Rise
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180716_researchers_warn_buried_
internet_cables_at_risk_as_sea_levels_rise/

Google to Deploy Its First Private Trans-Atlantic Subsea Cable
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180717_google_to_deploy_its_first_
private_trans_atlantic_subsea_cable/

BRS Media’s dotFM Officially Sponsors the RADIO Emoji on World Emoji Day
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/07/18/brs-medias-dotfm-officially-sponsors-the-radio-emoji-on-world-emoji-day/

KeyDrive reverses into CentralNic in $55 million deal
http://domainincite.com/23183-keydrive-reverses-into-centralnic-in-55-million-deal

Security professionals mourn the loss of Whois data post GDPR, DomainTools survey says
http://www.domaintools.com/company/press/security-professionals-mourn-the-loss-of-whois-data-post-gdpr

Is the new Whois policy group already doomed to fail?
http://domainincite.com/23201-is-the-new-whois-policy-group-already-doomed-to-fail

ICANN rejected Israel as meeting venue due to threat from Gaza and Iran
http://domainincite.com/23210-icann-rejected-israel-as-meeting-venue-due-to-threat-from-gaza-and-iran

ICANN’s GDPR lawsuit bounced up to appeals court
http://domainincite.com/23208-icanns-gdpr-lawsuit-bounced-up-to-appeals-court

Domain Name Commission clamps down on dodgy .nz domain names
https://www.computerworld.co.nz/article/644366/domain-name-commission-clamps-down-dodgy-nz-domain-names/

Baidu gets Chinese approval for .baidu
http://domainincite.com/23229-baidu-gets-chinese-approval-for-baidu

Prince Estate Lodges Cybersquatting Suit Against NJ-Based Domain Trader
https://www.law.com/njlawjournal/2018/07/27/prince-estate-lodges-cybersquatting-suit-against-nj-based-domain-trader/

Debriefing Public Knowledge’s Comments to NTIA on Its International Internet Policy Priorities
https://www.publicknowledge.org/news-blog/blogs/debriefing-public-knowledges-comments-to-ntia-on-its-international-internet-policy-priorities

ICANN 62 Convenes in Panamá City, Panamá

https://blog.fairwindspartners.com/internet-governance-and-policy/icann-62-convenes-in-panama-city-panama/


ICANN


Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN63 Fellowship
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-16-en

2018 Nominating Committee Update on Candidate Selections
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-17-en

How to Get Involved: Launch of the EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-19-en

ICANN Request to Preserve WHOIS Data Referred to German Appeal Court
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-07-19-en

Methodology Review of the Domain Abuse Activity Reporting (DAAR) System
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-20-en

ICANN Announces Calls-to-Action for Community Participation in ICANN Reviews
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-23-en

Recommendations for Managing IDN Variant Top-Level Domains
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-25-en

Proposals for Devanagari, Gurmukhi, and Gujarati Scripts’ Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-27-en

Data Protection/Privacy Update: Key GDPR WHOIS Updates and Next Steps by Göran Marby
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/data-protection-privacy-update-key-gdpr-whois-updates-and-next-steps

(ccNSO)
ccNSO Council Minutes, 27 June
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-27jun18-en.pdf

CCWG-Accountability WS2 final report sent to Chartering Organizations for consideration
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-17jul18-en

.KW Joins as Newest Member of the ccNSO

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-26jul18-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Short-Term Options to Adjust the Timeline for Specific Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/specific-reviews-short-term-timeline-2018-05-14-en

Long-Term Options to Adjust the Timeline of Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/reviews-long-term-timeline-2018-05-14-en

Initial Report on the Protections for Certain Red Cross Names in all gTLDs – Policy Amendment Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/red-cross-protection-initial-2018-06-21-en

The Independent Review Process Implementation Oversight Team (IRP-IOT) Draft Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/irp-iot-recs-2018-06-22-en

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