about
Home / About / Newsletters / Newsletter (25 April 2016)
Newsletter (25 April 2016)
< back to list
Recent Updates:
Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD70, Bangkok, Thailand, 15-16 September 2016

APTLD70 Fellowship Application is Open Now! Announcement

APTLD is Having NTC Pakistan as a New Associate Member Announcement


Members News


(.au)
auDA to introduce direct registrations in .au
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-to-introduce-direct-registrations-in-au/

A focus on a competitive, digital future for Australia
https://www.auda.org.au/news/a-focus-on-a-competitive-digital-future-for-australia/

(.cc/.tv)
Internet Grows to 314 Million Domain Names in the Fourth Quarter of 2015
http://www.verisign.com/assets/press-release-DNIB-april2016.pdf

Verisign Q4’15 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 314 Million Domain Names in the Fourth Quarter of 2015
http://blogs.verisign.com/blog/entry/verisign_q4_15_domain_name

Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com & .Net Registrations in March
http://blogs.verisign.com/blog/entry/top_10_trending_keywords_in13

(.sg)
Special Promotion for NewBies!
https://www.sgnic.sg/smepromotion.html

(.hk)
HKIRC Announces Best .hk Website Awards 2015 Results
https://www.hkirc.hk/company_info/pressrelease.jsp?item=510

(.nz)
InternetNZ briefing criticises proposed new GCSB spying powers
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-briefing-criticises-proposed-new-gcsb-spying-powers

Telco regulation announcements set a sensible direction on first read
https://internetnz.nz/news/telco-regulation-announcements-set-sensible-direction-first-read

ICANN’s journey to global control – a recap and update
https://internetnz.nz/blog/icanns-journey-global-control-recap-and-update

Issues Round-up: Panama leaks, online content moderation, MP-TCP
https://internetnz.nz/blog/issues-round-panama-leaks-online-content-moderation-mp-tcp

Review of the Telecommunications Act

https://internetnz.nz/blog/review-telecommunications-act


Others

WSIS Prizes 2016: prestigious global ‘ICT4D’ awards to be conferred on 3 May
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2016/CM03.aspx

Top speakers from global ICT policy community to meet in Egypt
to debate tomorrow’s tech opportunities and challenges
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2016/Advisory-
05.aspx#.Vx3EaUfpxhc

Youth in Digital Society: Facing the Challenge of Access and
Improving Internet Governance
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/africa-bureau/2016/04/youth-
digital-society-facing-challenge-access-and-improving-internet

Welcome Mark Buell, the Internet Society’s new Regional Bureau
Director for North America
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/institutional-chapters-
members/2016/04/welcome-mark-buell-internet-societys-new-
regional-bureau

Moscow Calling… Здравствуйте!
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/europe-
bureau/2016/04/moscow-calling%E2%80%A6-
%D0%B7%D0%B4%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B2%D1%81%D1%8
2%D0%B2%D1%83%D0%B9%D1%82%D0%B5-0

Calling All Network Researchers – Call for Papers Opens for
Applied Networking Research Workshop
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2016/04/calling-
all-network-researchers-call-papers-opens-applied-networking

Talking Internet of Things and Standards @Russian Internet Forum
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/europe-bureau/2016/04/talking-
internet-things-and-standards-russian-internet-forum

The Internet Society Names New Regional Bureau Director for
North America
http://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-society-names-new-
regional-bureau-director-north-america

Connecting Mongolia’s nomads to broadband
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/04/14/connecting-mongolias-nomads-broadband/

BKNIX to bring together peering community
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/04/15/bknix-to-bring-together-peering-community/

IETF 95: Declaring IPv6 an ‘Internet Standard’
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/04/18/declaring-ipv6-internet-standard/

Big Brother’s all-seeing IRIS
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/04/20/big-brothers-seeing-iris/

VNNIC and local authorities agree to promote IPv6 together
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/04/21/vnnic-local-authorities-agree-
promote-ipv6-together/

Building CHN-IX: the first IXP in mainland China
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/04/22/building-chn-ix-first-ixp-mainland-china/

First APNIC training on Internet fundamentals in Afghanistan
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/04/25/first-apnic-training-internet-
fundamentals-afghanistan/

Updated 5.1 and Signature Version of the SLA for the IANA
Numbering Services
http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/anuncios/2016-version-actualizada-
servicios-iana

CALL FOR CANDIDATES TO HOST LACNIC 27 – 2015
http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/anuncios/2016-llamado-lacnic27

FIRE Grants are Opened! Apply Now!
http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1705-fire-grants-are-opened-
apply-now

Emergency maintenance for a.in-addr.servers.arpa and a.ipv6-servers.arpa
https://www.arin.net/announcements/2016/20160414_arpa.html

ARIN Announces the Selection of the 2016 Nomination Committee
https://www.arin.net/announcements/2016/20160419.html

IDNA2008 non-conform domain names to phase out on 6 May 2016
https://eurid.eu/en/news/idna2008-non-conform-domain-names-
to-phase-out-on-6-may-2016/

Neustar Expands Omnichannel Marketing Capability to Connected
TV Through Partnership with Tremor Video
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-
releases/2016/tremorvideo

Neustar European Growth Continues with Strong DNS Adoption by
Online Businesses
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-
releases/2016/neustareuropean

Neustar Schedules Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss First
Quarter 2016 Results
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-
releases/2016/earningsqone

Audi UK chooses MarketShare, a Neustar Solution, for Advanced
Planning and Attribution Analytics
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-
releases/2016/audimarketshare

IWF finds child abuse imagery on new gTLD domains
http://domainincite.com/20315-iwf-finds-child-abuse-imagery-on-
new-gtld-domains

CSC Releases Latest Report on How New gTLDs Are Being Used
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/04/20/csc-report-on-how-new-
gtlds-being-used/

Study Finds UK And US Internet Users Unsurprisingly Unsure
About New gTLDs: NCC Study
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/03/09/uk-us-internet-users-
unsure-new-gtlds-ncc-study/

DENIC publishes 2015 Annual Report on ENUM
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/04/17/denic-2015-annual-
report-enum/

The New Marketing Vanguard: Domain Extensions (nTLDs)
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160413_the_new_marketing_van

guard_domain_extensions_ntlds/


ICANN


ICANN Holds Calls with Community on Public Comments Submitted on the Draft FY17 Operating Plan and Budget
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-04-12-en

Additional IDN ccTLD Requests from India Successfully Pass String Evaluation
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-04-13-en

Proposal for Khmer Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-04-15-en

ICANN Quarterly Stakeholder Report – Register for the FY16 Q3 call on 27 April 1500 UTC
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-04-18-en

Draft New ICANN Bylaws
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-04-21-en

Fellowship Application Round Opens for ICANN57
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-04-22-en

IANA Functions, DNSSEC Audits: ICANN Systems Have Appropriate Controls
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-04-22-en

The Internet Governance Forum-USA Needs Your Help
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/the-internet-governance-forum-usa-needs-your-help

Documentation is Key to Recovering Hijacked Domain Names
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/documentation-is-key-to-recovering-hijacked-domain-names

Sowing the Seeds of Diplomacy: Striving to Meet the Demands of an Evolving Internet Governance Landscape
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/sowing-the-seeds-of-diplomacy-striving-to-meet-the-demands-of-an-evolving-internet-governance-landscape

Building an Enhanced, Community Empowered ICANN

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/building-an-enhanced-community-empowered-icann


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Draft ICANN FY17 Operating Plan & Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/op-budget-fy17-five-year-2016-03-04-en

Release of Country and Territory Names within the .TORAY and .PICTET TLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ctn-release-tlds-2016-03-28-en

Draft Report: New gTLD Program Safeguards to Mitigate DNS Abuse
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-safeguards-dns-abuse-2016-03-15-en

Draft New ICANN Bylaws
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-new-bylaws-2016-04-21-en

Proposal for Khmer Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/khmer-lgr-2016-04-15-en