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Newsletter (1 August 2016)
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Recent Updates:
■ 
Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD70, Bangkok, Thailand, 15-16 September 2016

   Online Registration  Agenda (29 July 2016)

■ Fellows Selected for APTLD70  View


Members News


(.cc/.tv Verisign)
Internet Grows to 326.4 Million Domain Names in the First Quarter of 2016
http://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-
releases/articles/index.xhtml?
artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29t
L3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvaW50ZXJuZXQtZ3Jvd3MtMzI2NC1taWxsaW9uLW
RvbWFpbi1uYW1lcy1maXJzdC
1xdWFydGVyLTIwMTY%3D

 
Verisign Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results
http://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5ld3
NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlb
GVhc2UvdmVyaXNpZ24tcmVwb3J0cy1zZWNvbmQtc
XVhcnRlci0yMDE2LXJlc3VsdHM%3D

 
(.jp JPRS)
JPRS received 2015 assessment report from JPNIC regarding the performance in fulfilling the responsibilities as JP Domain Name registry
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2016/160722.html
 
(.nz InternetNZ)
NZ’s Internet event NetHui is hitting the road
https://internetnz.nz/news/nzs-internet-event-nethui-hitting-road
 
TPP laws risk creative handbrakes and unwarranted criminal charges
https://internetnz.nz/news/tpp-laws-risk-creative-handbrakes-and-unwarranted-criminal-charges
 
(.qa ICT Qatar)
Qatar Ranked 27th on Networked Readiness Index in GITR 2016
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/qatar-ranked-27th-networked-readiness-index-gitr-2016
 
(Neustar)
Neustar Reports Results for Second Quarter 2016

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


Active Survey

Title: Domain Name Take downs and blocking
Access: All ordinary and associate members
Close date: early September 2016
Results: Available to those who respond

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


Others

IGF Community Public Consultation: Ideas and Suggestions from IGF Retreat
https://www.intgovforum.org/review/igf-retreat-proceedings-ideas-and-suggestions/
 
List of Selected Open Forums for IGF 2016
http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/igf2016-open-forums/igf2016-selected-proposals
 
IGF 2016 Workshops Evaluation Results Available
http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/igf16-workshops/igf2016-workshops-evaluation-
results

 
Global TLD Report Q2/2016 available
https://www.centr.org/news/news/domainwire-global-tld-report-q2-2016.html
 
Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2016/Advisory-10.aspx
 
ITU releases 2016 ICT figures
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2016/30.aspx
 
High Level Speakers to lead ITU Telecom World Forum discussions on
importance of collaboration for digital growth
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2016/31.aspx
 
GFCE – a new cooperative initiative for Internet security
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/07/29/gfce-new-cooperative-initiative-internet-security/
 
My thoughts from IETF 96
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/07/28/thoughts-ietf-96/
 
Connecting to the Internet for the first time in Maewo
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/07/28/connecting-internet-first-time-vanuatu/
 
What Will ICANN Do with the $135 Million It Just Got for .WEB?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160728_what_will_icann_do_with_135_million
_it_just_got_for_web/

 
Astronomical Increases in Domain Names: Low Constancy of Abusive
Registrations
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160726_mass_growth_in_domain_names_
low_constancy_of_abusive_registrations/

 
Developing Internet of Things Building Blocks
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160721_developing_internet_of_
things_building_blocks/

 
U.S. Court Urged to Reverse Net Neutrality Rules, FCC Chair Says
Petition ‘No Surprise’
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160729_united_states_court_urged_
to_reverse_net_neutrality_rules/

 
U.S. Issues Cyber Incident Coordination Policy
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160727_united_states_issues_cyber_
incident_coordination_policy/

 
ICANN Report Shows Few Trademark Holders Using gTLD Sunrise Period
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20160726_icann_report_shows_few_
trademark_holders_using_gtld_sunrise_period/

 
Leading Companies and Organizations Commit over US$3M to Internet
Engineering Task Force Endowment
http://www.internetsociety.org/news/leading-companies-and-organizations
-commit-over-us3m-internet-engineering-task-force-endowment

 

ICANN


Third LAC DNS Forum to Take Place in the Dominican Republic
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-29-en
 
Results Available for 27 July 2016 New gTLD Program Auction
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-07-28-en
 
Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN57 Fellowship
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-28-en
 
Call for Volunteers: GNSO Review Working Group
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-27-en
 
New Registration Data Directory Services Requirements for gTLD Registries, Registrars to Take Effect in February 2017
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-26-en
 
Draft Report of the Independent Review of the Trademark Clearinghouse Available for Public Comment
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-25-en
 
Auction for 1 Contention Set Slated for 27 July 2016
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-07-22-en
 
ICANN Publishes Plans for Upcoming Key Signing Key Rollover
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-22-en
 
Notice of Preliminary Determination To Grant Registrar Data Retention Waiver Request
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-21-en
 
Proposed Guidelines for the Second String Similarity Review Process
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-20-en
 
ICANN Publishes gTLD Marketplace Health Index (Beta) for Community Feedback
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-07-19-en
 
Release of Country and Territory Names within the .SOFTBANK, .ART and .CARAVAN TLDs

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-07-19-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Reference Label Generation Rulesets (LGRs) for the Second Level
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lgr-second-level-2016-06-07-en
 
ICANN Fellowship Program Application Process Review
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fellowship-application-process-review-2016-06-14-en
 
PTI Governance Documents
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/pti-governance-documents-2016-07-08-en
 
Draft PTI Bylaws
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-pti-bylaws-2016-07-12-en
 
Public Comment on Proposed Amendment to .COM Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/com-amendment-2016-06-30-en
 
Modifications to GNSO Operating Procedures Relating to Motions and to the Chair and Vice-Chair Elections
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gnso-op-procedures-2016-07-05-en
 
Proposed Measures for Letter/Letter Two-Character ASCII Labels to Avoid Confusion with Corresponding Country Codes
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-measures-two-char-2016-07-08-en
 
Release of Country and Territory Names within the .SOFTBANK, .ART and .CARAVAN TLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ctn-release-tlds-2016-07-19-en
 
Proposed Guidelines for the Second String Similarity Review Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-epsrp-guidelines-2016-07-20-en
 
Independent Review of Trademark Clearinghouse Services Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/tmch-review-2016-07-25-en
 
gTLD Marketplace Health Index (Beta): Call for Comments
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gtld-marketplace-health-beta-2016-07-19-en