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Newsletter (25 May 2015)
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■ APTLD’s next Meeting: Jakarta, Indonesia, in conjunction with APNIC. Online Registration
 APTLD is Having Two New Members! Link

■ Working Group on Geographic Diversity and Representation on the Board (GDRWG) is Set Up. Link


Members News


(.cn CNNIC)
CNNIC issued 2014 Social Responsibility Report and Annual Report
http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/2015n/201505/t20150513_52201.htm
 
National Top-level Domain Name Node Located in Beihai
http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/2015n/201505/t20150522_52226.htm
 
(.jp JPRS)
Generation Panels for Chinese/Japanese/Korean TLD labels had a first formal coordination meeting
http://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2015/150522.html
 
(.kr KISA)
KISA signs MoU with Peru CAEN, Nicaragua TELCOR
http://www.boannews.com/media/view.asp?idx=46041
 
(.nz InternetNZ)
NetHui: It’s your business too
https://internetnz.nz/blog/nethui-its-your-business-too
 
(.qa ictQatar)
ALECSO Invites Interested Arab Developers to Apply for Its “ALECSO Apps Award”
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/alecso-invites-interested-arab-developers-apply-its-alecso-apps-award
 
H.E the Prime Minister opens “Qatar Digital Government” Forum
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/he-prime-minister-opens-%E2%80%9Cqatar-digital-government%E2%80%9D-forum
 
ictQATAR Launches Hukoomi Mobile App
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/ictqatar-launches-hukoomi-mobile-app
 
(.au AUDA)
The Internet and its influence on Australian society
http://www.auda.org.au/news/2015/the-internet-and-its-influence-on-australian-society/
 
auDA’s submission to the Australian Government’s cybersecurity review
http://www.auda.org.au/news/2015/audas/
 
(.ru Coordination Center for TLD RU/РФ)
Domain .РФ turns 5 years old!
http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=6794
 
«Netoscope» gives advice to parents
http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=6802
 
(Neustar)
Former Black Hat Hacker Kevin Mitnick joins Neustar Cyber Security Expert Rodney Joffe at May 21 Security Summit to Tackle Cybercriminal Underworld
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2015/former-black-hat-hacker-kevin-mitnick-joins-neustar-cyber-security-expert-rodney-joffe-at-may-21-security-summit-to-tackle-cybercriminal-underworld
 
Neustar Receives Vendor of Excellence Award from PACE Association
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2015/neustar-receives-vendor-of-excellence-award-from-pace-association
 
(AFNIC)
Afnic Scientific Council Open Day set for Thursday 9 July 2015!
http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/9066/show/afnic-scientific-council-open-day-set-for-thursday-9-july-2015-1.html
 
AFNIC Publishes May 2015 edition of the Afnic Industry Report on Domain Names

http://www.domainnews.com/afnic-publishes-may-2015-edition-of-the-afnic-industry-report-on-domain-names.html


Others

Apply now for an APNIC 40 Fellowship
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/05/25/apply-now-for-an-apnic-40-
fellowship/

 
Statement of Assistant Secretary Strickling on ICANN CEO
Chehade
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/press-release/2015/statement-assistant-
secretary-strickling-icann-ceo-chehade

 
Second Quarterly Report on the Transition of the Stewardship of
the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Functions
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/report/2015/second-quarterly-report-iana-
transition

 
Kerry’s Speech at Korea University on Open, Secure Internet
http://iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/english/texttrans/2015/05/20150
518315742.html#axzz3aTeH6QQP

 
Second High-level Conference on the EU Cybersecurity Strategy
https://centr.org/news/cybersecurity/05-22-2015/4188/second-
high-level-conference-eu-cybersecurity-strategy

 
CENTR Board conclusions: ccTLD community pulls together to
face upcoming challenges
https://centr.org/news/cctlds/05-18-2015/4176/centr-board-
conclusions-cctld-community-pulls-together

 
WHY THE POST-TRANSITION IANA SHOULD BE A NONPROFIT
PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION
http://www.internetgovernance.org/2015/05/18/why-the-post-
transition-iana-should-be-a-nonprofit-public-benefit-corporation/

 
Internet Society CEO Reinforces Commitment to IANA Transition
for the Wellbeing of the Global Internet
http://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-society-ceo-
reinforces-commitment-iana-transition-wellbeing-global-internet

 
ITU Council guides implementation of strategic plan
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/CM09.aspx
#.VWLMwp5vIrg

 
ITU and Iridium enhance telecommunication capacity for
emergencies following natural disasters
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/15.aspx#.V
WLM4J5vIrg

 
ITU marks 150th anniversary with global celebrations
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/13.aspx#.V
WLM-J5vIrg

 
One Week To Go For Your Say: Should .AU Allow Second Level
Registrations
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/25/your-say-au-second-
level-registrations/

 
Public Interest Registry Seeks Nominations for Enset Board
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/22/public-interest-registry-
seeks-nominations-for-enset-board/

 
ICANN: Additional CPE Results Released – 21 May
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/22/icann-additional-cpe-
results-released-21-may/

 
Act Now – Just Say “No!” to URS at .Travel – Or It Will Travel to
.Com by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/22/act-now-just-say-no-to-
urs-at-travel-or-it-will-travel-to-com-by-philip-corwin-internet-
commerce-association/

 
Nearly 10% Of All New gTLD Registrations In Famous Four Media
Managed Registries
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/21/nearly-10-of-all-new-
gtld-registrations-in-famous-four-media-managed-registries/

 
What to Expect at ICANN 53: A Guide for Business Stakeholders
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/21/what-to-expect-at-icann-
53-a-guide-for-business-stakeholders/

 
Donuts Announces Release of Over 1 Million Previously
Unavailable Domains
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/19/donuts-announces-
release-of-over-1-million-previously-unavailable-domains/

 
Barclays Moving to New gTLDs To Enhance Security As Does
Eiffel Tower
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/19/barclays-new-gtlds/
 
ICANN: 2013 RAA Whois Accuracy Program Specification Review
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/15/icann-2013-raa-whois-
accuracy-program-specification-review/

 
Trust and Collaboration – Key Features for the Internet’s Future
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150519_trust_and_collaboration_
key_features_for_the_internets_future/

 
How the Cable Industry is Adapting to Cord Cutters
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150518_how_the_cable_industry
_is_adapting_to_cord_cutters/

 
Curbing Cyber- and Typosquatting
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150515_curbing_cyber_and_typo
squatting/

 
Is LTE Going to Impact Free WiFi?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150515_vis_lte_going_to_impact
_free_wifi/

 
In Congressional Hearing, Stakeholders Highlight ICANN’s
Failures and Need for Reform
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150513_in_congressional_heari
ng_stakeholders_highlight_icann_failures/

 
On the Road to WSIS+10: Open Frameworks for Successful
Discussions
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150513_on_the_road_to_wsis10
_open_frameworks_for_successful_discussions/

 
Comparing the Spectrum Policies of America and China
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150513_comparing_the_spectru
m_policies_of_america_and_china/

 
NameVault terminated by ICANN
http://domainincite.com/18578-namevault-terminated-by-icann
 
ICANN says “no impact” from TMCH downtime

http://domainincite.com/18575-icann-says-no-impact-from-tmch-downtime


ICANN


Call for RSVPs | GNSO Working Group Newcomer Open House Session | 4 June 2015 at 20:00 UTC
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-22-en
 
Pre-ICANN 53 Policy Update Webinar
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-05-21-en
 
Chehadé Announces Intention to End His Tenure as ICANN President & CEO in March 2016
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-21-en
 
What to Expect at ICANN 53: A Guide for Business Stakeholders
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-20-en
 
Call for RSVPs | Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group Webinar | 28 May 2015 at 14:00 UTC
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-19-en
 
Proposed Schedule and Process/Operational Improvements for AoC and Organizational Reviews
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-15-en
 
2013 RAA Whois Accuracy Program Specification Review
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-14-en
 
Release of Country and Territory Names within the .SONY, .ARCHI, .BIO and .SAARLAND TLDs
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-13-en
 
ICG Announces Sixteenth Conference Call and Publishes a Statement
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-05-12-en
 
Proposed Renewal of .TRAVEL Sponsored TLD Registry Agreement

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-12-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability) – Input Needed on its Proposed Accountability Enhancements (Work Stream 1)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ccwg-accountability-draft-proposal-2015-05-04-en
 
gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) Charter Amendments
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rysg-charter-amendments-2015-05-08-en
 
Proposed Renewal of .TRAVEL Sponsored TLD Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/travel-renewal-2015-05-12-en
 
Release of Country and Territory Names within the .SONY, .ARCHI, .BIO and .SAARLAND TLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ctn-release-tlds-2015-05-13-en
 
Proposed Schedule and Process/Operational Improvements for AoC and Organizational Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-aoc-org-reviews-process-2015-05-15-en
 
2013 RAA Whois Accuracy Program Specification Review
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/2013-whois-accuracy-spec-review-2015-05-14-en
 
GNSO Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group Initial Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ppsai-initial-2015-05-05-en