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Newsletter (23 April 2018)
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Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD74, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 20-21 September 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (13 April 2018)
■ APTLD74 Supported by Gov’t of Uzbekistan View
■ Call for APTLD74 Fellowships View
■ APTLD Has .SU as a New Member View

■ APTLD Supports the Afghanistan SIG View


Members News


(.AU auDA)
2017 Policy Review Panel: Peak Business Body Representative Appointed
https://www.auda.org.au/news/2017-policy-review-panel-peak-business-body-representative-appointed/

From the auDA Chair: 150 Day Report
https://www.auda.org.au/news/from-the-auda-chair-150-day-report/

Letter To Members: Review Of The .au Domain
https://www.auda.org.au/news/letter-to-members-review-of-the-au-domain/

Media release: auDA Welcomes Federal Government Review
https://www.auda.org.au/news/media-release-auda-welcomes-federal-government-review/

Notification Of Board Member Resignation And Board Recruitment Update
https://www.auda.org.au/news/notification-of-board-member-resignation-and-board-recruitment-update/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
DNS-BASED THREATS: CACHE POISONING
https://blog.verisign.com/security/dns-based-threats-cache-poisoning/

(.MO MONIC)
Service Suspension of Electronic Payment Platform
https://www.monic.mo/html/notice/epayment_suspension_20180420_eng.html

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Climb on board for the NetHui Roadtrip 2018
https://internetnz.nz/news/climb-board-nethui-roadtrip-2018

New leadership team roles for the new InternetNZ
https://internetnz.nz/news/new-leadership-team-roles-new-internetnz

Links and Thinks: 17 April 2018
https://internetnz.nz/blog/links-and-thinks-17-april-2018

(Afilias)
dotPR Addresses Remain Operational Despite Puerto Rico Island Wide Power Outage
https://afilias.info/news/2018/04/18/dotpr-addresses-remain-operational-despite-puerto-rico-island-wide-power-outage

(Neustar)
Neustar Announces NetProtect: A Direct Connect Distributed Denial of Service Defense Solution
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/NeustarAnnouncesNetProtect

Don’t deny your organization the best DDoS protection: go with Neustar
http://techwireasia.com/2018/04/dont-deny-your-organization-the-best-ddos-protection-go-with-neustar/

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Domain quest for Russian Internet Forum participants
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12228

Registration opens for the Russian Family IT Marathon
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12233

Rules for forming .RU and .РФ stop list presented to legal experts
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12235

‘Russian internet development trends’ survey presented at 2018 Russian Internet Forum
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12242

Determining infringing domains is an acute problem all over the world

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12243


Others

APNIC 46 Call for Papers open
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/09/apnic-46-call-for-papers-open/

Measuring the Root Zone KSK Trust
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/11/measuring-the-root-zone-ksk-trust/

Event Wrap: ICANN 61
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/12/event-wrap-icann-61/

Event Wrap: APAN 45
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/12/event-wrap-apan-45/

How APNIC handles personal information
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/17/how-apnic-handles-personal-information/

Event Wrap: IETF 101
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/19/event-wrap-ietf-101/

Register for IPv6, infrastructure & security workshop, Thailand
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/19/register-for-ipv6-infrastructure-security-workshop-thailand/

Validating interconnection congestion
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/23/validating-interconnection-congestion/

CENTR participates in EUIPO Observatory meeting on ccTLDs’ role in the content debate
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-participates-in-euipo-observatory-meeting-on-cctlds-role-in-the-content-debate.html

The Larger Facebook/Cambridge Analytica Question: Is this really what we signed up for?
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/04/larger-facebook-cambridge-analytica-question-really-signed/

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service with privacy, TLS and more
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/04/cloudflare-launches-enhanced-dns-service/

ISOC Engages with R&E Networking in the Asia-Pacific Region
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/04/isoc-engages-re-networking
-asia-pacific-region/

The Week in Internet News: AI Goes to the Dogs
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/04/week-internet-news-ai-goes-dogs/

New Space Race Could Beam Broadband Everywhere
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/04/new-space-race-beam-broadband-everywhere/

Machine learning for 5G: Second meeting of ITU Focus Group, Xi’an, China, 24-27 April 2018
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-MA05.aspx

United Arab Emirates launches official PP-18 Host Country Website
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-CM08.aspx

More than 2500 WSIS stakeholders contribute to strengthening information and communication technologies as key drivers of global development
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-PR11.aspx

International Girls in ICT Day – 26 April 2018
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-MA06.aspx

IGF 2018 Call for Issues CLOSED (Deadline was 13 Apr / noon UTC):
See Submissions
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/igf-2018-proposed-issues

Iran Among Countries Affected by a Cyberattack That Left U.S. Flag on
Screens
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180409_iran_among_countries_affected
_by_a_cyberattack_us_flag_on_screens/

2.6 Billion Records Were Stolen, Lost or Exposed Worldwide in 2017,
an 88% Increase From 2016
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180412_2_point_6_billion_records_
were_stolen_lost_or_exposed_in_2017/

Google Ends Domain-Fronting Feature Used by Censorship Tools
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180419_google_ends_domain_fronting
_used_by_censorship_tools/

WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Breaks Records, But Numbers Still Minuscule
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/04/11/wipo-cybersquatting-records-
numbers-minuscule/

ICANN: Accountability Indicators Feedback – January to March
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/04/12/icann-accountability-indicators
-feedback/

CoCCA Software Update Allows Registry Partners to be GDPR-Compliant
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/04/18/cocca-update-registry-partners
-gdpr-compliant/

ICANN confirms GoDaddy Whois probe
http://domainincite.com/22847-icann-confirms-godaddy-whois-probe

Hey, so Europe’s GDPR privacy deadline for Whois? We’re going to miss it … by a year or so
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/10/gdpr_whois_regulations/

Control is critical to contain cyber attacks in New Zealand
https://securitybrief.co.nz/story/control-critical-contain-cyber-attacks-new-zealand/

Whois is dead as Europe hands DNS overlord ICANN its arse
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/14/whois_icann_gdpr_europe/

Panic stations as Europe plays hardball on Whois privacy
http://domainincite.com/22854-panic-stations-as-europe-plays-hardbal
l-on-whois-privacy

Game Over for Public Whois? Article 29 Gives ICANN the Advice it Asked for
https://blacknight.blog/game-over-for-public-whois-article-29-gives-icann-
the-advice-it-asked-for.html

CoCCA to charge trademark owners for Whois access
http://domainincite.com/22860-cocca-to-charge-trademark-owners-for-
whois-access

no: Data privacy: Changes to the whois lookup service
https://www.norid.no/en/nytt/personvern-whois-blirendret

CoCCA Tools and GDPR
https://cocca.org.nz/

Now GNSO mulls emergency response to GDPR deadline
http://domainincite.com/22869-now-gnso-mulls-emergency-response-
to-gdpr-deadline

OK, this time it’s for real: The last available IPv4 address block has gone
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/18/llast_ipv4_address/

(Cerf)ing the Internet: meet the man who helped build it
https://blog.google/topics/inside-google/vint-cerf-man-who-helped-build-internet/

A ccTLD Paradigm Shift (Part I): Expansion and Registry Rebranding
https://www.markmonitor.com/mmblog/a-cctld-paradigm-shift-greater-
selection-registry-rebranding-and-evolving-use-1

Crazy Domains Aims To Get Millions Online Across Asia Pacific
https://www.dreamscapenetworks.com/files/media/SiteBeat_press
_release.pdf

DNS: Strengthening the Weakest Link in Internet Privacy

https://cdt.org/blog/dns-strengthening-the-weakest-link-in-internet-privacy/


ICANN


ICANN Publishes ICANN61 By the Numbers Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-04-09-en

ICANN Announces Calls-to-Action for Community Participation in ICANN Reviews
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-04-10-en

ICANN Organization’s Report on the Draft FY19 Budget Operating Plan Now Due 24 April
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-04-11-en

Initial Report on Review of the Customer Standing Committee (CSC) Charter
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-04-11-en

ICANN Receives Data Protection/Privacy Guidance from Article 29 Working Party
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-04-12-en

Attention Domain Name System: Your 30-Year Scheduled Maintenance Is Overdue!
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-04-17-en

SSAC2 Review Survey Available for Community Input
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-04-19-en

Data Protection/Privacy Issues Update: An ICANN Update & Most Frequently Asked Questions by Göran Marby
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/data-protection-privacy-issues-update-an-icann-update-most-frequently-asked-questions

Data Protection/Privacy Issues Update: Soliciting Community Input on Article 29 Guidance by Göran Marby
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/data-protection-privacy-issues-update-soliciting-community-input-on-article-29-guidance

(ccNSO)
Call for Volunteers: ccNSO appointed Liaison to the GNSO
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-16apr18-en

In Memoriam Ben Fuller

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-17apr18-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations

ICANN Reserve Fund: Proposed Replenishment Strategy
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/reserve-fund-replenishment-2018-03-06-en

Proposed Revisions to Bylaws Section 11 – Additional Voting Thresholds
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/bylaws-section11-voting-2018-03-26-en

Draft Final Report of the NomCom2 Review
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/nomcom2-review-2018-03-27-en

CCWG-Accountability WS2 Final Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ccwg-acct-ws2-final-2018-03-30-en

Initial Report on Review of the Customer Standing Committee (CSC) Charter
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/csc-charter-rt-initial-2018-04-11-en