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Newsletter (27 July 2020)

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Members News

(.AU  auDA)
Notice of General Meeting
https://www.auda.org.au/news/notice-of-general-meeting/
 
Using customer feedback to improve your .au business
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/using-customer-feedback-improve-your-au-business
 
The State of Cybersecurity for Australian Businesses
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/state-cybersecurity-australian-businesses
 
(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
Verisign Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
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DNS: An Essential Component of Cloud Computing
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/dns-an-essential-component-of-cloud-computing/
 
(.KH  Telecommunications Regulator of Cambodia)
Announcements Hiring Contractors to Work in the Telecommunications Regulator of Cambodia for 2020 (Dateline 25-Aug-2020)
https://www.trc.gov.kh/9831/
 
(.MY  MYNIC)
Maintenance for Service Enhancement
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/maintenance-for-service-enhancement-15/
 
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
Our top picks for Techweek 2020
https://internetnz.nz/blog/our-top-picks-for-techweek-2020/
 
New grants provided to digital inclusion initiatives and research
https://internetnz.nz/blog/new-grants-provided-to-digital-inclusion-initiatives-and-research/
 
Have your say on the future of .nz
https://internetnz.nz/blog/have-your-say-on-the-future-of-nz/
 
.nz policy review consultation open
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1981
 
(.QA  CRA)
CRA Participates in the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS)
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/world-summit-on-the-information-society-forum-wsis
 
Qatar Participates in the 28th Meeting of GCC Committee for Under-Secretaries of Post and Telecommunications
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/meeting-gcc-committee-for-under-secretaries-of-post-and-telecommunications
 
(.TH  THNIC)
Online EAI Hackathon 2020 by THNIC
https://www.thnic.or.th/en/online-eai-hackathon-2020-en/
 
(.VU  TRBR)
Notice of Temporary Office Closure
https://www.trbr.vu/en/public-register/publications/advertisement-and-notices/799-notice-of-temporary-office-closure-2
 
(.WF  AFNIC)
Afnic annual report 2019: “Responsibility, performance, resilience”
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/12151/show/afnic-annual-report-2019-responsibility-performance-resilience.html
 
(iThreat)
iThreat News: iThreat is a next-generation threat intelligence and analytics firm. iThreat is fully GDPR compliant.Built – Augmented – Delivered – Supported
https://ithreat.com/news/ & Twitter: https://twitter.com/iThreatInfo/
 
Insider Threat Mitigation: A Vulnerability Assessor’s Perspective, Roger Johnston with Mike Gips
https://ithreat.com/insider-threat-mitigation-a-vulnerability-assessors-perspective-roger-johnston-with-mike-gips/
 
Vulnerability Assessments, putting a finer point on the risk of insider threats.
https://ithreat.com/vulnerability-assessments-putting-a-finer-point-on-the-risk-of-insider-threats/
 
Case Stuides: iThreat’s Threat Intelligence Programs have helped clients protect their people, assets, and brands in a variety of ways
https://ithreat.com/case-studies/
 
(Neustar)
Neustar Launches SmartTrace as Intelligent Skip Trace Alternative for Debt Collections
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-launches-smarttrace-as-intelligent-skip-trace-alternative-for-debt-collections
 
(Netnod)
Everything you need to know about Network Time Security
https://www.netnod.se/blog/everything-you-need-know-about-network-time-security
 
Netnod provides sneak peek of first FPGA implementation of NTS
https://press.netnod.se/posts/news/netnod-provides-sneak-peek-of-first-fpga-impl
 
(.ME  DoMEn)
Help Your Kid Learn Science with Video Games
https://domain.me/help-your-kid-learn-science-with-video-games/
 
How COVID-19 influenced changes in .ME domain names and websites
https://domain.me/how-covid-19-influenced-changes-in-me-domain-names-and-websites/
 
Murilo.ME: Creating Things and Chaos
https://domain.me/murilo-me-creating-things-and-chaos/
 
SEO 101: Ensure Your Freelance Website Gets Visits
https://domain.me/seo-101-ensure-your-freelance-website-gets-visits/
 
Meet Rose Lin: A Data Scientist That Knows Her Way Around Numbers
https://domain.me/meet-rose-lin-a-data-scientist-that-knows-her-way-around-numbers/
 
(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Explore the Internet & Govern It quiz adds new IDN section
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26237/
 
Andrei Vorobyev to deliver lecture for journalists
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26234/
 
Meeting of the Intellectual Rights Court’s Research Advisory Council
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26231/
 
Regular registrar checks to resume
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26167/
 
Registration opens for TLDCON 2020
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26186/
 
New survey by Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26144/
 
How do you use Cyrillic domains and email accounts?
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26145/
 
WHOIS+, a new service of the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/26127/


Others

 APrIGF: Elections Result Announcement
https://www.aprigf.asia/news/2020/2020-elections-results-announcement.html
 
Press send to help secure email around the globe
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/13/press-send-to-help-secure-email-around-the-globe/
 
Understanding the landscape around network automation
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/14/understanding-the-landscape-around-network-automation/
 
APNIC Membership hits 8,000
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/15/apnic-membership-hits-8000/
 
Intergovernmental engagement during COVID-19
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/16/intergovernmental-engagement-during-covid-19/
 
Identifying malicious IoT botnet activity using graph theory
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/16/identifying-malicious-iot-botnet-activity-using-graph-theory/
 
Networking from Home heads East
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/17/networking-from-home-heads-east/
 
IPv6 and the DNS
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/17/ipv6-and-the-dns-2/
 
A look at Route Flap Damping in the wild
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/20/a-look-at-route-flap-damping-in-the-wild/
 
India’s Digital Dialogue Series on Internet Governance
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/20/indias-digital-dialogue-series-on-internet-governance/
 
A first look at the misuse and abuse of the IPv4 transfer market
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/21/a-first-look-at-the-misuse-and-abuse-of-the-ipv4-transfer-market/
 
Event Wrap: IX 2020 — Internet Security & Mitigation of Risk Webinar
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/21/event-wrap-ix-2020-internet-security-mitigation-of-risk-webinar/
 
Taking a look under the ISP bonnet
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/22/taking-a-look-under-the-isp-bonnet/
 
IPv4 transfers now available between APNIC and LACNIC regions
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/23/ipv4-transfers-now-available-between-apnic-and-lacnic-regions/
 
Event Wrap: InterCommunity 2020 — Securing Internet routing
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/23/event-wrap-intercommunity-2020-securing-internet-routing/
 
Taking a closer look at the NTP pool using DNS data
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/24/taking-a-closer-look-at-the-ntp-pool-using-dns-data/
 
Event Wrap: BIF Digital Dialogue series on Internet Governance
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/24/event-wrap-bif-digital-dialogue-series-on-internet-governance/
 
Event Wrap: UN INCB — Expert Group Meeting on Drug Trafficking
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/07/24/event-wrap-un-incb-expert-group-meeting-on-drug-trafficking/
 
Successful European Engagement in the IETF: A French early bird (or early fox) in IoT
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/successful-european-engagement-in-the-ietf-a-french-early-bird-or-early-fox-in-iot.html
 
2020 so far: a General Manager’s perspective
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/2020-so-far.html
 
IGF 2020 BPF Local content: Public survey
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-bpf-local-content-public-survey
 
MANRS Welcomes Three New CDN and Cloud Participants
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/07/manrs-welcomes-three-new-cdn-and-cloud-participants/
 
Holding Steady: How CDNs, IXPs, and Network Providers Help Keep us Online
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/07/holding-steady-how-cdns-ixps-and-network-providers-help-keep-us-online/
 
Are Your Virtual Meetings Accessible for People with Disabilities? Start with This Checklist
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/07/are-your-virtual-meetings-accessible-for-people-with-disabilities-start-with-this-checklist/
 
Building a diverse and strong Internet Society Board of Trustees
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/07/building-a-diverse-and-strong-internet-society-board-of-trustees/
 
The Internet Society and AFRINIC Launch Africa Internet Measurements Collaboration
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2020/the-internet-society-and-afrinic-launch-africa-internet-measurements-collaboration/
 
Meet the MANRS Ambassadors
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/07/meet-the-manrs-ambassadors/
 
The Week in Internet News: Hackers Target COVID-19 Research
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/07/the-week-in-internet-news-hackers-target-covid-19-research/
 
The Internet Society and AFRINIC Launch Africa Internet Measurements Collaboration
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2020/the-internet-society-and-afrinic-launch-africa-internet-measurements-collaboration/
 
A (Fairly) Non-Technical Guide to Routing Security Basics
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/07/a-fairly-non-technical-guide-to-routing-security-basics/
 
How Montenegro is boosting digital innovation
https://news.itu.int/how-montenegro-is-boosting-digital-innovation/
 
Welcoming the next phase of innovation in digital currency
https://news.itu.int/welcoming-the-next-phase-of-innovation-in-digital-currency/
 
How Saudi Arabia is deploying ICTs against COVID-19 – and beyond
https://news.itu.int/how-saudi-arabia-is-deploying-icts-against-covid-19-and-beyond/
 
i2Coalition and The Domain Name Association Announce Their Intent to Merge
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20200721-i2coalition-domain-name-association-announce-their-intent-to-merge/
 
Google to Invest $10 Billion in India to Help Accelerate Its Digital Economy
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20200713-google-to-invest-10-billion-in-india-to-help-its-digital-economy/
 
Web.com acquires another of the original five registrars
http://domainincite.com/25670-web-com-acquires-another-of-the-original-five-registrars
 
One.com takes big chunk of Danish market with third acquisition this year
http://domainincite.com/25672-one-com-takes-big-chunk-of-danish-market-with-third-acquisition-this-year
 
Right to reply: new gTLD applicant hits back at my “delusional” comments
http://domainincite.com/25675-right-to-reply-new-gtld-applicant-hits-back-at-my-delusional-comments
 
Nominet wants to kill off the .uk drop-catching market
http://domainincite.com/25684-nominet-wants-to-kill-off-the-uk-drop-catching-market
 
Endurance also got a lockdown bump in Q2
http://domainincite.com/25687-endurance-also-got-a-lockdown-bump-in-q2
 
Brazil to launch domains for detectives, librarians and geologists
http://domainincite.com/25689-brazil-to-launch-domains-for-detectives-librarians-and-geologists
 
ICANN throws out “Ugly Houses” UDRP appeal
http://domainincite.com/25692-icann-throws-out-ugly-houses-udrp-appeal
 
ICANN still has no clue how coronavirus will affect the domain industry
http://domainincite.com/25695-icann-still-has-no-clue-how-coronavirus-will-affect-the-domain-industry
 
$11 billion dot-brand blames coronavirus as it self-euthanizes
http://domainincite.com/25697-11-billion-dot-brand-blames-coronavirus-as-it-self-euthanizes
 
Google’s .new now generally available
http://domainincite.com/25699-googles-new-now-generally-available
 
ICANN washes its hands of Amazon controversy
http://domainincite.com/25704-icann-washes-its-hands-of-amazon-controversy
 
.com renewals lowest in years, but Verisign sees lockdown bump anyway
http://domainincite.com/25707-com-renewals-lowest-in-years-but-verisign-sees-lockdown-bump-anyway
 
The $135 million battle for .web could be won in weeks
http://domainincite.com/25709-the-135-million-battle-for-web-could-be-won-in-weeks


Social Media

NIXI’s Post: The General Availability of new .Bharat #IDNs has commenced in 8 languages from today. Now you can book .Bharat domain in 22 Indian Languages through your preferred IDN Accredited Registrars. Register at: https://www.registry.in/accredited-registrars
 
For all Facebook posts: https://www.facebook.com/pg/aptld/posts/
and Twits: https://twitter.com/APTLDnews


ICANN

Nomination Opens for Dr. Tarek Kamel Award for Capacity Building
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-07-20-en
 
ICANN Extends Call for Expressions of Interest: Standing Panel for ICANN’s Independent Review Process
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-07-23-en
 
(ccNSO)
Call for volunteers ccPDP4: (de)selection of IDN ccTLD strings
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-16jul20-en.htm
 
Candidate list ICANN Board Seat 12
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-16jul20-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) Final Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/atrt3-final-report-2020-06-16-en
 
Enhancing the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model – Next Steps
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/multistakeholder-model-next-steps-2020-06-04-en
 
Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone Version 4 (RZ-LGR-4)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rz-lgr-4-2020-06-29-en
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