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Newsletter (26 September 2016)

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Recent Updates:
 Latest APTLD Meeting: APTLD70, Bangkok, Thailand, 15-16 September 2016
   Download slides and materials: Click here
■ APTLD published the SOP on Procurement and Finance: View

 Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD 71, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2-3 March 2017  Online Registration


Members News


(.AU AUDA)
auDA’s commitment to policy and compliance
https://www.auda.org.au/blog/audas-commitment-to-policy-and-compliance/
 
(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Internet Grows to 334.6 Million Domain Name Registrations in the
Second Quarter of 2016
http://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3Zlcmlza
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Verisign Announces 3.25% Junior Subordinated Convertible Debentures
Due 2037 to Pay Contingent Interest
http://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3Zlcmlza
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(.NZ InternetNZ)
Spark Jump a welcome move for digital inclusion in NZ
https://internetnz.nz/news/spark-jump-welcome-move-digital-inclusion-nz
 
(.SG SGNIC)
SGNIC introduces DNSSEC capability for .SG domain names
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/09/24/sgnic-dnssec-sg-domain-names/
 
(.VN VNNIC)
VNNIC and CC for TLD RU sign MoU
http://www.vnnic.vn/en/about/news/vnnic-and-cc-tld-ru-sign-mou-13-9-2016?lang=en
 
(Neustar)
Neustar and the ANA Name Finalists for the 2016 Genius Awards in Marketing Analytics

https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2016/geniusawards


Active Survey

Title: APTLD70 Evaluation
Close date: 30 September 2016
Survey linkhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/APTLD70eval
 
Title: Zone Scans
This survey initiated by APTLD aims to understand if and how members scan their zones for aspects relating to DNS quality and/or usage of domain names. It also aims to understand if there is member demand for APTLD to assist in these areas
Access: All ordinary and associate members

Survey linkhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/aptld_zonescans


Others

Online registration to participate in the 11th Annual IGF is now open
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2016-registration
 
Remarks of Assistant Secretary Strickling at Internet Society’s InterCommunity 2016
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/node/2946
 
CENTR participates in DNS Forum in Washington, DC
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-participates-in-dns-forum-
in-washington-dc.html

 
Admin39: registrars in the limelight, unusual Chinese registrations and more
https://www.centr.org/news/news/admin39-registrars-in-the-limelight-
unusual-chinese-registrations-and-more.html

 
LKSeries: LEARNing to develop the Internet in Sri Lanka
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/09/26/lkseries-learning-develop-internet-sri-lanka/
 
Strong community support for Hong Kong NOG 3.0
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/09/23/strong-community-support-hong-kong-nog-3-0/
 
APrIGF 2016 synthesis document now available
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/09/20/aprigf-2016-synthesis-document-now-available/
 
Online voting for NRO NC election opens today
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/09/19/online-voting-nro-nc-election-opens-today/
 
APNIC’s new Statistic Portal launches
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/09/12/apnic-statistic-portal-launches/
 
ICANN Board Approves .Com RA Extension by Philip Corwin, Internet
Commerce Association
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/09/24/icann-approves-com-philip-corwin
-internet-commerce-association/

 
North Korea Has Grand Total Of 28 .KP Domain Names
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/09/21/north-korea-28-kp-domainnames/
 
Global Domain Registrations Grow 7.9 Million In Q2 Driven By
New gTLD Growth
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/09/18/global-domain-registrations-
grow-7-9-million-new-gtld/

 
IP Address Information Misused by Authorities Says EFF, Not Enough to
Justify Police Raids
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160923_ip_address_information_misused_
by_authorities_says_eff/

 
Berners-Lee: Ted Cruz Wrong About How Free Speech Is Censored
on the Internet
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160920_ted_cruz_wrong_about_how_free_
speech_censored_on_internet/

 
UK’s National Cyber Security Centre Reveals Plans to Scale Up DNS Filtering
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160915_uk_national_cyber_security_centre_
to_scale_up_dns_filtering/

 
US Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing Held on IANA Transition
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160914_us_senate_judiciary_subcommittee
_hearing_held_on_iana_transition/

 
GAO Rules IANA Transition Not a Transfer of Government Property Requiring
Congressional Approval
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160913_gao_rules_iana_transition_not_a_
transfer_of_government_property/

 
Internet Architecture Board: IANA Transition Plan Is Fit for Purpose, Should
Go Forward as Planned
https://www.iab.org/documents/correspondence-reports-documents/2016-2
/iab-statement-on-the-iana-stewardship-transition/

 
Business and government leaders renew commitment on multi-stakeholder
collaborations
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-CM18.aspx
 
China, India now world’s largest Internet markets
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-PR35.aspx
 
Urgent Need to Address the Digital Divide if we are to achieve the Global
Development Agenda by 2030

http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-PR37.aspx


ICANN


ICANN Quarterly Stakeholder Report – Register for the FY17 Q1 Call on 18 October 0300 UTC / 1100 SGT / 17 October 2000 PST
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-09-23-en
 
Latin American and Caribbean DNS Marketplace Study
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-09-22-en
 
Apply Now! Training Course on DNS Industry – Business, Marketing, Operations and Legal Aspects
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2016-09-19-en
 
Inauguration of the Centro de Emprendimiento e Internet in Paraguay | Center Calls for Applicants for the First Training Course
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-09-19-en
 
Call for Participation – Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Policy Development Process (PDP) Implementation Review Team (IRT)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-09-19-en
 
Global Registrant Survey Final Phase Results Available
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-09-15-en
 
Proposal for Georgian Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-09-15-en
 
Call for Volunteers: Forming NomCom2 Review Working Party
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-09-13-en
 
ICANN Board Brussels Workshop: Open Community Sessions
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-09-12-en
 
ICANN58 Fellowship Application Round Now Open

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-09-12-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposal for Georgian Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/georgian-lgr-2016-09-15-en
 
Latin American and Caribbean DNS Marketplace Study
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lac-dns-marketplace-2016-09-22-en

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