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APTLD Newsletter (3 May 2021)

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Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD80 Virtual Meeting, 6-9 September 2021
¶ Online Registration        ¶ Agenda (30 April 2021)

■ APTLD and OCSC Signed A Memorandum of Understanding     View
■ APTLD Conducted An Inaugural Marketing Webinar     View
■ Call for Participation in The Working Group on The APTLD Strategic Plan for 2022-2024     View

Members News

(.AU  auDA)
SCAM ALERT: Email scam targeting .au registrants – 20 April 2021
https://www.auda.org.au/news/scam-alert-email-scam-targeting-au-registrants-20-april-2021

Emphasise your local presence with a State or Territory .au domain name
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/emphasise-your-local-presence-state-or-territory-au-domain-name

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/what-business-email-compromise-bec

(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
Verisign Reports First Quarter 2021 Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-releases/articles/index.xhtml

(.LK  LK Domain Registry)
CHOOSE A SUITABLE CATEGORY – FOR BESTWEB.LK 2021 COMPETITION
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/04/choose-suitable-category-for-bestweblk.html

How to apply ( gov.lk/ac.lk ) websites for bestweb.lk 2021 competition
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/04/how-to-apply-govlkaclk-websites-for.html

LK TRAINING DEPT-JOOMLA CMC –
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/04/lk-training-dept-joomla-cmc.html

Joomla Programme – Matara
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/04/joomla-programme-matara.html

Joomla Programme – 18th Batch
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/04/joomla-programme-18th-batch.html

Joomla Programme -17th Batch
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/04/joomla-programme-17th-batch.html

(.NZ  InternetNZ)
Mosen At large is more inclusive with transcripts, thanks to a grant from InternetNZ
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/mosen-at-large-is-more-inclusive-with-transcripts-thanks-to-a-grant-from-internetnz/

InternetNZ and CIRA partner on a new .nz registry
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/internetnz-and-cira-partner-on-a-new-nz-registry/

Wait, we don’t own that domain name? Help!
https://dnc.org.nz/about/our-engagement/blog/wait-we-dont-own-that-domain-name-help/

(.SG  SGNIC)
SGNIC-Q-21005: Invitation to Quote (ITQ) for Professional Services to configure Database Activity Monitoring System
https://www.sgnic.sg/announcements/sgnic-news/announcement-details/2021/04/29/sgnic-q-21005-invitation-to-quote-(itq)-to-for-professional-services

SGNIC-Q-21002: Invitation to Quote (ITQ) for the provision aTENABLE.IO license renewal for 1 year
https://www.sgnic.sg/announcements/sgnic-news/announcement-details/2021/04/12/sgnic-q-21002-invitation-to-quote-(itq)-for-the-provision-a-tenable.io-license-renewal-for-1-year

SGNIC-Q-21003: Invitation to Quote (ITQ) to provision and manage Windows Servers and its relevant components for 5 years
https://www.sgnic.sg/announcements/sgnic-news/announcement-details/2021/04/19/sgnic-q-21003-invitation-to-quote-(itq)-to-provision-and-manage-windows-servers-and-its-relevant-components-for-5-years

(.UZ  UZINFOCOM)
April 29 – Birthday of the .UZ domain, implementation of DNSSEC technology and issue of an anniversary postage stamp
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1480

(.VU  TRBR)
TRBR Consultation Invitation Notice
https://www.trbr.vu/en/public-register/publications/advertisement-and-notices/828-trbr-consultation-invitation-notice

(IQ Global AS)
Introducing the iQ Podcast
https://iq.global/blog/introducing-the-i-q-podcast

Insight into Domain Abuse with iQ Abuse Report
https://iq.global/blog/introducing-iq-abuse-report

(iThreat)
Insider Signal – 2021.04
https://www.insidersignal.news/p/2021-04-2

(Netnod)
New Points of Presence for the Netnod IX
https://press.netnod.se/posts/news/new-points-of-presence-for-the-netnod-ix

Har du verkligen råd att inte vara ihopkopplad med andra nätverk?
https://press.netnod.se/posts/news/har-du-verkligen-rad-att-inte-vara-ihopkoppla

European cloud collaboration GAIA-X expands to Sweden
https://press.netnod.se/posts/pressreleases/european-cloud-collaboration-gaia-x-expands-t

(.ME  DoMEn)
Annual .ME Premium Domain Report
https://domain.me/annual-me-premium-domain-report/

How to Choose The Best Website Template For You
https://domain.me/how-to-choose-the-best-website-template-for-you/

Lukas Müller: Electrical Engineer Student Who Loves AI
https://domain.me/lukas-muller-electrical-engineer-student-who-loves-ai/

[Tutorial] How to Use Graph Editor in After Effects
https://domain.me/tutorial-how-to-use-graph-editor-in-after-effects/

Ben Pawsey: Importance of Sustainable Design
https://domain.me/ben-pawsey-importance-of-sustainable-design/

(.MX  Registry.MX)
The best apps to create a logo easily
https://www.dominios.mx/the-best-apps-to-create-a-logo-easily/

What is dropshipping and how does it work?
https://www.dominios.mx/what-is-dropshipping-and-how-does-it-work/

How to create a social media strategy for your brand?
https://www.dominios.mx/how-to-create-a-social-media-strategy-for-your-brand/

(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Safe and stable internet development impossible without global IT cooperation
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27744/

Internet Governance Committee holds meeting
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27745/

Coordination Center, Digital Region sign cooperation agreement
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27729/

Photo report and video recording of RIGF 2021 sessions published
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27726/

Explore the internet using training app
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27725/

Positive content: Practical advice
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27718/

Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ to mark its 20th anniversary in 2021
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27701/

Open Consultation Process rounds up ahead of WSIS Forum 2021
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27700/

Both children and parents should be taught media literacy
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27709/

Winners of the School of Real-World Projects announced
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27708/

Russia has a unique system for resolving domain disputes
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27704/

Online communication and internet environment as everyday reality
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27703/

Results of School Media Marathon 2021
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/27702/

Others

APrIGF 2021 Fellowship Program Applications Open!
https://ap.rigf.asia/fellowship/2021/aprigf-2021-fellowship-program-applications-open/

APrIGF: Call For Session Proposals
https://ap.rigf.asia/news/2021/call-for-session-proposals/

Overarching Theme: Towards an Inclusive, Sustainable and Trusted Internet
https://ap.rigf.asia/news/2021/overarching-theme-towards-an-inclusive-sustainable-and-trusted-internet/

APrIGF 2021 – Hybrid Kathmandu
https://ap.rigf.asia/news/2021/aprigf-2021-hybrid-kathmandu/

Register for APrIGF 2021 Hybrid – Kathmandu!
https://form.jotform.com/211036205918449

IPv4 in the headlines
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/27/ipv4-in-the-headlines/

How can we improve the root? Run it locally
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/05/03/how-can-we-improve-the-root-run-it-locally/

Gimme a slice!
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/30/gimme-a-slice/

Spoofing packets: What is it, and why do people do it?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/29/spoofing-packets-what-is-it-and-why-do-people-do-it/

Cleaning up your RPKI invalid routes
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/28/cleaning-up-your-rpki-invalid-routes/

Some security issues with RPKI and how to fix them
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/27/some-security-issues-with-rpki-and-how-to-fix-them/

A major BGP route leak by AS55410
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/26/a-major-bgp-route-leak-by-as55410/

IPv6 fragmentation loss in 2021
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/23/ipv6-fragmentation-loss-in-2021/

New update to DASH
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/22/new-update-to-dash/

Starlink’s high-speed satellite Internet: What’s the catch?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/22/starlinks-high-speed-satellite-internet-whats-the-catch/

Event Wrap: PITA Business Forum and Exposition
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/21/event-wrap-pita-business-forum-and-exposition/

Event Wrap: bdSIG 2021
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/21/event-wrap-bdsig-2021/

Event Wrap: ARIN 47
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/21/event-wrap-arin-47/

Anycast performance monitoring with Anteater
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/21/anycast-performance-monitoring-with-anteater/

The importance of network operators in Nepal during COVID-19
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/04/20/the-importance-of-network-operators-in-nepal-during-covid-19/

IGF 2021 Call for Session Proposals Open by 26 May
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2021-call-for-session-proposals

IGF 2021 Village Applications open by 1 July
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2021-village

IGF 2021 Remote Hubs Registrations open by 20 September
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2021-remote-hubs

Do you plan to come to the 16th IGF in Katowice (6-10 Dec)?
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2021-participation-poll

IGF PNE Multistakeholder Working Group
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/pne-multistakeholder-working-group

IGF 2021 Focus Areas
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2021-focus-areas

ISOC Member News: Chapters Respond to Proposed Internet Regulations
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/04/member-news-chapters-respond-to-proposed-internet-regulations/

Italy Celebrates Internet Anniversary
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/04/italy-celebrates-internet-anniversary/

The Week in Internet News: New York State to Require High-Speed Internet at Low Cost
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/04/the-week-in-internet-news-new-york-state-to-require-high-speed-internet-at-low-cost/

Greening the Internet: Five Questions with Dr. Chomora Mikeka
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/04/greening-the-internet-five-questions-with-dr-chomora-mikeka/

In the Dominican Republic IX.DO Begins Silent Production, with Several Committed Members
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/04/in-the-dominican-republic-ix-do-begins-silent-production-with-several-committed-members/

Feedback Requested: Chartering the MANRS Community
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/04/feedback-requested-chartering-the-manrs-community/

The Week in Internet News: Starlink Plans Broad Rollout
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/04/the-week-in-internet-news-starlink-plans-broad-rollout/

Policy makers from CIS region set digital development priorities ahead of World Telecommunication Development Conference
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/cm27-2021-CIS-WTDC-regional-conference-digital-trends.aspx

ITU Digital World 2021 Awards open to SMEs worldwide
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/pr04-2021-ITU-Digital-World-Awards-SMEs.aspx

Future wireless networks to crypto privacy: ITU Journal shares new research
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/04/30/11/26/Future-wireless-networks-to-crypto-privacy-ITU-Journal-shares-new-research

Effective regulation is the key to a bright digital future
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/04/26/07/04/GSR-21-effective-digital-regulation

Celebrating 10 years of International Girls in ICT Day
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/04/21/15/52/International-Girls-in-ICT-Day-10-years

ICANN name servers come under attack
http://domainincite.com/26656-icann-name-servers-come-under-attack

NamesCon will be virtual again this year, and more expensive
http://domainincite.com/26652-namescon-will-be-virtual-again-this-year-and-more-expensive

Net4 nightmare almost over as court rules ICANN can shut down chaotic registrar
http://domainincite.com/26648-net4-nightmare-almost-over-as-court-rules-icann-can-shut-down-chaotic-registrar

IWF finds 3,401 “commercial” child porn domains
http://domainincite.com/26642-iwf-finds-3401-commercial-child-porn-domains

Price caps on .org could return, panel rules
http://domainincite.com/26633-price-caps-on-org-could-return-panel-rules

DNS genius and ICANN key-holder Dan Kaminsky dies at 42
http://domainincite.com/26629-dns-genius-and-icann-key-holder-dan-kaminsky-dies-at-42

.gov TLD quietly changes hands
http://domainincite.com/26625-gov-tld-quietly-changes-hands

UNR cuts $5.2 million from price of new gTLD portfolio
http://domainincite.com/26612-unr-cuts-5-2-million-from-price-of-new-gtld-portfolio

Formerly massive drop-catcher faces ICANN probe
http://domainincite.com/26608-formerly-massive-drop-catcher-faces-icann-probe

Verisign expects huge domain growth in 2021
http://domainincite.com/26601-verisign-expects-huge-domain-growth-in-2021

Net4’s “complete breakdown” is bringing India to a screeching halt, and ICANN could have prevented it
http://domainincite.com/26587-net4s-complete-breakdown-is-bringing-india-to-a-screeching-halt-and-icann-could-have-prevented-it

Canadian International Internet Dispute Resolution Center issues its first reverse domain name hijacking decision
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/industry/27724/

Beavers Chewing Through Fiber Cable Cause Hundreds Lose Internet in a Canadian Remote Community
https://www.circleid.com/posts/20210427-beavers-chewing-through-fiber-cable-cause-hundreds-lose-internet/

Pentagon Gave Control of 175M Dormant IP Addresses to Florida Company Right Before Trump’s Departure
https://www.circleid.com/posts/20210425-pentagon-gave-control-of-175m-ip-addresses-to-florida-company/

Q1 2021 Escrow.com Domain Investment Index
https://domaininvesting.com/q1-2021-escrow-com-domain-investment-index/

EU adopts law giving tech giants one hour to remove terrorist content
https://goldsteinreport.com/eu-adopts-law-giving-tech-giants-one-hour-to-remove-terrorist-content/

Apple, Google app stores could face stricter regulation if changes not made, ACCC warns
https://goldsteinreport.com/apple-google-app-stores-regulation-accc-warns/

Breaking Point: How Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook Became Foes
https://goldsteinreport.com/breaking-point-how-mark-zuckerberg-and-tim-cook-became-foes/

The challenges satellite Internet must address for take off
https://goldsteinreport.com/the-challenges-satellite-internet-must-address-for-take-off/

EU artificial intelligence rules will ban ‘unacceptable’ use
https://goldsteinreport.com/eu-artificial-intelligence-rules-ban-unacceptable-use/

A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived
https://goldsteinreport.com/a-global-tipping-point-for-reining-in-tech-has-arrived/

ICANN

ICANN Launches the Africa Engagement Forum Supporting Community’s Work in the Region
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/icann-launches-the-africa-engagement-forum-supporting-communitys-work-in-the-region-30-4-2021-en

ICANN Organization Launches Operational Design Phase for System for Standardized Access/Disclosure
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/icann-organization-launches-operational-design-phase-for-system-for-standardized-accessdisclosure-29-4-2021-en

ICANN Org Initiates Next Steps to Provide Relief to Former Net 4 India Registrants
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/icann-org-initiates-next-steps-to-provide-relief-to-former-net-4-india-registrants-28-4-2021-en

Public Comment Proceeding: Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 5 (MSR-5)
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/public-comment-proceeding-maximal-starting-repertoire-version-5-msr-5-27-4-2021-en

LACRALO Leads the Promotion of Universal Acceptance in the LAC Region
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/lacralo-leads-the-promotion-of-universal-acceptance-in-the-lac-region-26-4-2021-en

Public Comment Proceeding: Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) New Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Subsequent Procedures Final Outputs for ICANN Board Consideration
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/public-comment-proceeding-generic-names-supporting-organization-gnso-new-generic-top-level-domain-gtld-subsequent-procedures-final-outputs-for-icann-board-consideration-22-4-2021-en

Second-level Reference Label Generation Rules for the Arabic, Hebrew, and Sinhala Scripts, and Hebrew Language are Published
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/second-level-reference-label-generation-rules-for-the-arabic-hebrew-and-sinhala-scripts-and-hebrew-language-are-published-22-4-2021-en

(ccNSO)
ccNSO Council Meeting 22 April 2021 – Resolutions – 22 April 2021
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-22apr21-en.htm

Current ICANN Public Consultations

GNSO Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDs Policy Development Process Phase 1 Final Recommendations for ICANN Board Consideration
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gnso-rpm-pdp-phase-1-final-recommendations-2021-04-07-en

GNSO New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Final Outputs for ICANN Board Consideration
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gnso-gtld-subsequent-procedures-final-outputs-2021-04-22-en

Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 5 (MSR-5)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/msr-5-2021-04-27-en

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