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Newsletter (5 December 2016)
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Recent Updates:
 Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD 71, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2-3 March 2017  ¶ Meeting Website
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 Election 2016 – Preliminary Notification for Members  ¶ View


Members News


(.AU auDA)
2016 AGM, statement from the auDA Chairman – Stuart Benjamin
https://www.auda.org.au/news/2016-agm-announcements/
 
2015-2016 Annual Report
https://www.auda.org.au/assets/Annual-Reports/2015-16-auDA-Annual-Report.pdf
 
(.AE TRA)
A Delegation from the Kingdom of Bahrain Visits TRA to Discuss the Preparation Mechanisms of the Strategic Plan of the ICT sector in the GCC
https://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2016/12/4/a-delegation-from-the-kingdom-of-bahrain-visits-tra-to-discuss-the-preparation-mechanisms-of-the-strategic-plan-of-the-ict-sector-in-the-gcc.aspx
 
TRA Conducts ‘Sada Al Barq’ Fourth Annual Exercise
http://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2016/11/29/tra-conducts-sada-al-barq-fourth-annual-exercise.aspx
 
TRA Launches the First Report for the Arabic Digital Content
http://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2016/11/27/tra-launches-the-first-report-for-the-arabic-digital-content.aspx
 
(.NZ InternetNZ)
International Internet cable begins its build today
https://internetnz.nz/news/international-internet-cable-begins-its-build-today
 
(.QA ictQatar)
HE Prime Minister Witnesses Start of Hamad Port’s Full Operations
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/he-prime-minister-witnesses-start-hamad-ports-full-operations
 
Qatar, Moldova sign “Open” Air Services Agreement

http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/qatar-moldova-sign-%E2%80%9Copen%E2%80%9D-air-services-agreement


Active Survey

Title: Dispute Resolution Models
Close Date: 12 December 2016
Surveyhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/APTLD_disputeresolution

Description: Short survey on how ccTLD registries handle dispute resolution as well as the advantages/disadvantages to their processes.


Others

ITU statistics symposium debates access to ICTs for Sustainable
Development
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-PR56.aspx
 
ITU releases annual global ICT data and ICT Development Index country
rankings
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-PR53.aspx
 
Create your customized Internet measurements
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/12/05/create-customized-internet-
measurements/

 
Women in ICT: Sri Lankan women show ICT careers are achievable
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/12/02/12155/
 
Call for Nominations: 2017 IGF MAG Renewal
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/12/01/call-nominations-2017-igf-mag-renewal/
 
APEC economies among leaders for IPv6 end-user readiness
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/11/24/apec-economies-among-leaders-ipv6
-end-user-readiness/

 
30 years of the Internet
http://www.nic.it/en/news/30-years-internet
 
Q3 2016 DDoS Trends Report: UDP flood attacks make of 49
percent of attacks
https://blog.verisign.com/security/q3-2016-ddos-trends-report-udp-
flood-attacks-make-up-49-percent-of-attacks/

 
Afnic updates the .fr Naming Policy
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/10208/show/
afnic-updates-the-fr-naming-policy.html

 
Likely and Behind the Scenes Changes at the FCC
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161130_likely_and_behind_the_scenes_
changes_at_the_fcc/

 
Data Breaches and You: ISOC Global Internet Report 2016 Explains
Critical Steps You Need to Take Now
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161123_data_breaches_and_you_isoc_

global_internet_report_2016/


ICANN


ICANN to Participate in IGF 2016
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-to-participate-in-upcoming-internet-governance-forum-in-mexico
 
Explore the Post-ICANN57 Policy Report
https://meetings.icann.org/sites/default/files/post-icann57_policy_report.pdf
 
Successful Candidates Selected for NextGen@ICANN58
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-12-02-en
 
At-Large Community Announces Candidates for ICANN Board of Directors
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-11-30-en
 
Identifier Technology Health Indicators: Definition
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-11-29-en
 
Updated Supplementary Procedures for Independent Review Process (IRP)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-11-28-en
 
Request for Proposal for the Independent Review of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO)

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-11-21-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Phase II Assessment of the Competitive Effects Associated with the New gTLD Program
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/competitive-effects-assessment-2016-10-11-en
 
Proposal for Lao Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lao-lgr-2016-10-24-en
 
Draft PTI FY18 Operating Plan and Budget
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fy18-pti-operating-plan-budget-2016-10-24-en
 
Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick WhoisConsensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and Display of RDDS (Whois) Output for All gTLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rdds-labeling-display-2016-10-21-en
 
Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick RDDS (Whois) Transition Policy for .COM, .NET and .JOBS
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-implementation-gnso-thick-rdds-whois-transition-2016-10-26-en
 
Continuous Data-Driven Analysis of Root Server SystemStability Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cdar-draft-2016-10-27-en
 
Identifier Technology Health Indicators: Definition
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ithi-definition-2016-11-29-en
 
Updated Supplementary Procedures for Independent Review Process (IRP)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/irp-supp-procedures-2016-11-28-en
 
Proposed ICANN Community Anti-Harassment Policy
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/anti-harassment-policy-2016-11-07-en