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Newsletter (12 September 2014)
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Members News

(.cn CNNIC)
CNNIC-Farsight Internet Data Joint Lab Founded

http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/2014/201408/t20140828_48833.htm
 
(.nz InternetNZ)
InternetNZ @ the Ninth Internet Governance Forum: #igf2014

https://internetnz.net.nz/news/blog/2014/InternetNZ-Ninth-Internet-Governance-Forum-igf2014
 
(.wf AFNIC)

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/8127/show/afnic-launches-a-sustainable-development-initiative.html
 
(ictQatar)
Consultation on International Mobile Roaming (IMR) across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Region

http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/consultation-international-mobile-roaming-imr-across-gulf-cooperation-council-gcc
 
CRA publishes Qatar National Frequency Allocation Table (QNFAT)

http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/cra-publishes-qatar-national-frequency-allocation-table-qnfat


Active Surveys

A-Level Survey 2014 – This survey will be closing soon.
Data gathered from this survey will and is currently being used to
provide a large body of knowledge used to feed into survey reports on
specific topics for the benefit of members.  31 responses have been
received from: .ae, .af, .as, .au, .cc, .cn, .cx, .hk, .id, .jo, .jp, .kr, .lk, .mn,
.mo, .mx, .my, .nc, .nf, .nr, .nu, .nz, .om, .pg, .ru, .sa, .sg, .th, .tj, .tw, .vn
If you have not yet completed the survey, we appreciate your response
as soon as possible. You can access the survey at 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/A-level_2014.


Others

Open, Inclusive Internet Depends on Enriched Debate About Policy Creation, Says Global Business
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140903_open_inclusive_internet_depends_on_enriched_debate_policy_creation/
 
First World Domain Day Conference Concludes in India

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140903_first_world_domain_day_conference_concludes_in_india/
 
WIPO Taking Screenshots of Filed UDRPs

http://www.circleid.com/posts/wipo_taking_screenshots_of_filed_udrps/
 
Biggest dot-brand? .realtor to give away half a million domains

http://domainincite.com/17205-biggest-dot-brand-realtor-to-give-away-half-a-million-domains
 
Straat-backed bidder beats Donuts and Afilias to .health

http://domainincite.com/17207-straat-backed-bidder-beats-donuts-and-afilias-to-health
 
.hiv’s innovative, dangerous business model

http://domainincite.com/17209-hivs-innovative-dangerous-business-model
 
Radix’s first gTLD landrushes only risk-free if you shop around

http://domainincite.com/17218-radixs-first-gtld-landrushes-only-risk-free-if-you-shop-around
 
GAC kills .indians and two more dot-brands die

http://domainincite.com/17227-gac-kills-indians-and-two-more-dot-brands-die
 
ICANN terminates billion-dollar gTLD applicant over unpaid $3,000 bill

http://domainincite.com/17231-icann-terminates-billion-dollar-gtld-applicant-over-unpaid-3000-bill
 
.club first new gTLD to sell 100,000 domains

http://domainincite.com/17240-club-first-new-gtld-to-sell-100000-domains
 
Russian hackers breaking in to NameCheap accounts

http://domainincite.com/17245-russian-hackers-breaking-in-to-namecheap-accounts
 
Study Shows Majority of U.S. Consumers Reluctant to Buy or Use Bitcoin

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/05/study-shows-majority-of-consumers-reluctant-to-buy-or-use-bitcoin/
 
Clearwater Systems, Inc Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Without Domain Holder Asking

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/05/clearwater-systems-inc-guilty-of-reverse-domain-name-hijacking-without-domain-holder-asking/
 
Freelancer.com Launches New Online Marketplace For Domain Names & Websites

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/04/freelancer-com-launches-new-online-marketplace-for-domain-names-websites/
 
Namejet.com Reports $750K in Domain Names Sales In August

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/04/namejet-com-reports-750k-in-domain-names-sales-in-august/
 
ICANN TO Chat With GAC At ICANN 51 in LA, Whether 2 Character new gTLD Domains Should Be Allowed

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/03/icann-to-chat-with-gac-at-icann-51-in-la-whether-2-character-new-gtld-domains-should-be-allowed/
 
AriaSystems Is Offering Free e-book On Monetizing the Internet of Things

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/03/ariasystems-is-offering-free-e-book-on-monetizing-the-internet-of-things/
 
More Domains Added To Holiday.com Auction: Journey.com, Kuwait.com, Iraq.com, Arab.com, Doha.com & Dubai.net

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/03/more-domains-added-to-holiday-com-auction-journey-com-kuwait-com-iraq-com-arab-com-doha-com-dubai-net/
 
Freelancer.com Launches New Online Marketplace For Domain Names & Websites

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/04/freelancer-com-launches-new-online-marketplace-for-domain-names-websites/
 
.Credit; .CreditCard In General Availability Wednesday, Here Are The Taken Domain Names

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/02/credit-creditcard-in-general-availability-wednesday-here-are-the-taken-domain-names/
 
Apple May Be Getting Into Mobile Payments & We Just May Have The Perfect Domain For Them

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/01/apple-may-be-getting-into-mobile-payments-we-may-have-just-the-perfect-domain-for-them/
 
Namecheap Finds & Issues Urgent Security Warning That May Affect All Internet Users

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/09/01/namecheap-finds-issues-urgent-security-warning-that-may-affect-all-internet-users/
 
.Global Ends Sunrise With Almost 400 Registrations, Apple Registers 22

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/08/27/global-ends-sunrise-with-almost-400-registrations-apple-registers-22/
 
T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Reveals The Nominees for the 2014 T.R.A.F.F.I.C. AWARDS

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/08/27/t-r-a-f-f-i-c-revealed-the-nominees-for-the-2014-t-r-a-f-f-i-c-awards/
 
Registry Registers & Reserves over 33,500 New gTLD’s For .公司 (Business Organizations)

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/08/24/registry-registers-reserves-over-33500-new-gtlds-for-公司-business-organizations/
 
Snapnames World Domain Day Auction List

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/08/23/snapnames-world-domain-day-auction-list/
 
Dave Zatz Explains Amazon Ad Network

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/08/23/david-zatz-explains-amazon-ad-network/
 
Best News For Domainers Ever? Amazon Developing Product To Compete With Google Adwords

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/08/23/best-news-for-domainers-ever-amazon-developing-product-to-compete-with-google-adwords/
 
Google Gains Victory in German Publisher Dispute

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/08/22/google-gains-victory-in-german-publisher-dispute/
 
UDRP Panel Refused To Find RDNH Despite Finding TM Holder Failed To Disclose & Misrepresented

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/08/22/udrp-panel-refuses-to-find-rdnh-despite-finding-tm-holder-failed-to-disclose-misrepresented/
 
Kellie Peterson promoted to President of DNC Holdings

http://domainnamewire.com/2014/09/05/kellie-peterson-promoted-to-president-of-dnc-holdings/
 
Uniregistry releases domain tracker to Hoover up domain names

http://domainnamewire.com/2014/09/02/uniregistry-releases-domain-tracker-to-hoover-up-domain-names/
 
Rightside signs new Google domain parking agreement

http://domainnamewire.com/2014/08/26/rightside-signs-new-google-domain-parking-agreement/


ICANN

Request for Proposals (RFP) for IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal Issued by the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2014-09-03-en
 
Extended: GNSO Review 360 Assessment – Participate and Make Your Voice Heard!

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2014-09-03-en
 
Extended: GNSO Review 360 Assessment – Participate and Make Your Voice Heard!

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-09-03-en
 
IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group Calls for Expression of Interest (EoI) to Fulfill Secretariat Function

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-09-02-en
 
Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Town Hall Meeting to take place at Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-08-29-en
 
Call for Candidates: Seeking Advisors to the ICANN Accountability & Governance Coordination Group

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-08-28-en
 
Join the ICANN Accountability and Governance Cross Community Group

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2014-08-27-en
 
Charter for the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group is Published

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-08-27-en
 
Accountability & Governance Public Experts Group Begins Discussions

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-6-2014-08-25-en
 
Public Comment Invited: Implementing Rights Protection Mechanisms in the Name Collision Mitigation Framework

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-5-2014-08-25-en
 
Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Transition Update

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-4-2014-08-25-en
 
Broad Multistakeholder Participation As IGF2014 Wraps in Istanbul | International Convention and Exhibition Center, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2-5 2014

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2014-08-25-en
 
ICG Announces Third Conference Call

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2014-08-25-en
 
Answers to the Top 10 Questions About the Proposed Next-Generation Registration Directory Services to Replace WHOIS

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-08-25-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations
Enhancing ICANN Accountability Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/enhancing-accountability-2014-09-05-en
 
Board Working Group Report on Nominating Committee (BWG-NomCom)

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/bwg-nomcom-2014-08-21-en
 
Proposed Bylaws Changes Regarding Consideration of GAC Advice

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/bylaws-amend-gac-advice-2014-08-15-en