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Newsletter (24 October 2016)
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Recent Updates:
 Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD 71, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2-3 March 2017  

   Online Registration & Meeting Info


Members News


(.AU auDA)
Call for nominations for election to auDA Board
https://www.auda.org.au/news/call-for-nominations-for-election-to-auda-board-9/
 
(.JP JPRS)
JPRS Held 7th “.jp DNSSEC Key Ceremony”
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2016/161005.html
 
(.NZ InternetNZ)
It’s Connect Smart Week
https://internetnz.nz/blog/it%E2%80%99s-connect-smart-week
 
Conference grants awarded to help the development of the Internet
https://internetnz.nz/blog/conference-grants-awarded-help-development-internet
 
(.RU Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Coordination Center to take part in the Joint Web Security Lesson
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=10939
 
Fifth national online contest Study the Internet, Govern It launched

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=10952


Active Survey

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

What’s up at RIPE73?
https://www.centr.org/news/news/what-s-up-at-ripe73.html
 
Successful registry marketing workshop explores solutions to declining growth
https://www.centr.org/news/news/successful-registry-marketing-workshop-expl
ores-solutions-to-declining-growth.html

 
CENTR discusses post-IANA life, NIS implementation and
membership updates at its 56th General Assembly
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-discusses-post-iana-life-
nis-implementation-and-membership-updates-at-its-56th-general-assembly.html

 
Event Wrap: NANOG 68 and ARIN 38, Dallas
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/10/24/event-wrap-nanog-68-arin-38-dallas/
 
Register now for Internet Resource Management & IPv4/IPv6
Routing workshop, Myanmar.
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/10/21/register-now-internet-resource-
management-ipv4ipv6-routing-workshop-myanmar/

 
APRICOT 2017 Call for Papers now open
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/10/19/apricot-2017-call-papers-now-open/
 
Apply now for an APRICOT 2017 fellowship
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/10/12/apply-now-apricot-2017-fellowship/
 
IoT solutions to help reduce human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/10/12/iot-solutions-help-reduce-human-
elephant-conflict-sri-lanka/

 
ITU standardises universal charger for laptops
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-PR41.aspx
 
ITU BLOG: GOOGLE AND FACEBOOK INVEST IN TRANS-PACIFIC
INFRASTRUCTURE
http://newslog.itu.int/archives/1399
 
How Did We Get Here? A Look Back at the History of IANA
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161023_how_did_we_get_here_a_
timely_look_at_the_history_of_iana/

 
Understanding ‘Reverse Domain Name Hijacking’ Under the UDRP
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161020_understanding_reverse_
domain_name_hijacking_under_udrp/

 
Building a Base of Knowledge for Advocacy Abroad in the Digital Age
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161020_building_base_of_knowledge
_for_advocacy_abroad_in_digital_age/

 
The Importance of Protecting Credibility: Claiming and Rebutting
Cybersquatting
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161020_protecting_credibility_claiming
_and_rebutting_cybersquatting/

 
Another Free Registry Software Option
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161019_another_free_registry_
software_option/

 
Substantial DDoS Attack Disrupts Twitter, Netflix, Visa and other Major Sites
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161021_substantial_ddos_attack_disrupts
_twitter_netflix_visa_major_sites/

 
Over 3.2 Million Debit Cards May Have Been Compromised, Says National
Payment Corporation of India
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161020_over_3_million_debit_cards_may
_have_been_compromised_in_india/

 
Syria’s Undersea Cable Repairs Will Take Down 60% of Nation’s Internet
for Close to 10 days
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161018_syrias_undersea_cable_
repairs_will_take_down_60_of_internet/

 
Lawsuit Against IANA Transition Dropped
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161017_lawsuit_against_iana_transition_dropped/
 
NTIA Approves .Com RA Extension by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/10/22/ntia-com-extension-philip-corwin-internet-commerce-association/
 
Verisign’s Eight Tips To Finding That Elusive .COM Domain
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/10/18/verisigns-eight-tips-to-finding-that-elusive-com-domain/
 
ISNIC Announces .IS Renewals Now Available For Up To Five Years

http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/10/15/isnic-renewals-for-up-to-five-years/


ICANN


Registration Data Directory Services Consistent Labeling and Display Policy Available for Public Comment
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-10-21-en
 
Call for Expressions of Interest (EoIs) for the At-Large Board Member Position 2017
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-10-18-en
 
What to Expect at ICANN57: A Guide for Business Stakeholders
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-10-13-en
 
Proposed Amendment to .XXX Registry Agreement to Transition to New Fee Structure and to Adopt Additional Safeguards
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-10-12-en
 
Economic Study on New gTLD Program’s Competitive Effects: Phase II Results Available for Public Comment

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-10-11-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
 
Proposed Amendment to .XXX Registry Agreement to Transition to New Fee Structure and to Adopt Additional Safeguards
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/xxx-amendment-2016-10-12-en
 
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
 
Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus 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