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APTLD Newsletter (23 August 2021)

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Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD80 Members Meeting & Pacific Internet Governance Forum, 6-9 September 2021
¶ Online Registration        ¶ Agenda (20 August 2021)

■ Announcing APTLD80 Members Meeting to be sponsored by GoDaddy Registry      View

Members News

(.AU  auDA)
Australia’s Internet domain is growing – get ready to getyour.au
https://www.auda.org.au/statement/australias-internet-domain-growing-get-ready-getyourau

Key terms explained: Registrants, registrars, resellers and the registry
https://www.auda.org.au/blog/key-terms-explained-registrants-registrars-resellers-and-registry

.au reserved names… why can’t I register that domain name?
https://www.auda.org.au/blog/au-reserved-names-why-cant-i-register-domain-name

Quarterly Stakeholder Report – 2021 Q2
https://assets.auda.org.au/a/2021-08/auDA%20Quaretly%20Report%202021%20-%20Q2.pdf

Next for Google Analytics
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/next-google-analytics

(.LK  LK Domain Registry)
Protect Your Network From Ransomware
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/08/protect-your-network-from-ransomware.html

Agent Convention year 2020
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/08/agent-convention-year-2020.html

(.MY  MYNIC)
‘Daftar BIZ.MY Anda & Menang’ Contest
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/daftar-biz-my-anda-menang-contest/

‘Kongsi Cerita BIZ.MY Anda & Menang’ Contest
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/kongsi-cerita-biz-my-anda-menang-contest/

(.NZ  InternetNZ)
Council report back – August 2021 meeting
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/new-council-first-meeting-report/

Mahi Aroha Awards
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/mahi-aroha-awards/

Our continuing commitment to privacy and transparency
https://dnc.org.nz/about/our-engagement/blog/our-continuing-commitment-to-privacy-and-transparency/

(.QA  CRA)
Qatar Participates in the 27th Universal Postal Congress in Abidjan
https://www.cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/qatar-participates-in-the-27th-universal-postal-congress-in-abidjan

(.VU  TRBR)
Consultation paper on the Operators Licencing Framework
https://www.trbr.vu/en/public-register/consultations/2021/845-consultation-paper-on-the-operators-licencing-framework

TRBR Public Consultation Report on OVER-THE-TOP (OTT) Services 2021
https://www.trbr.vu/en/consumer/consumer-reports/842-trbr-public-consultation-report-on-over-the-top-ott-services-2021

Recruiting: Office Manager, Santo Branch
https://www.trbr.vu/en/about-us/recruitment/841-office-manager-santo-branch

Recruiting: Consumer Affairs Officer
https://www.trbr.vu/en/about-us/recruitment/840-consumer-affairs-officer

(.WF  Afnic)
DNSSEC: change of algorithm for the .fr zone
https://www.afnic.fr/en/observatory-and-resources/expert-papers/dnssec-change-of-algorithm-for-the-fr-zone/

(Donuts)
Donuts Inc. Ranked as one of the Fastest-Growing U.S Private Companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 List
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/donuts-inc-ranked-as-one-of-the-fastest-growing-us-private-companies-on-the-2021-inc-5000-list-301357467.html

(GoDaddy Registry)
It’s Time for ICANN to Release a Preliminary Applicant Guidebook
https://registry.godaddy/blog/its-time-for-icann-preliminary-applicant-guidebook

ICANN71 Virtual Policy Forum: Review
https://registry.godaddy/blog/icann71-virtual-policy-forum-review

(iQ Global AS)
Abuse & Brand Protection Trends in African TLDs
https://iq.global/blog/abuse-and-brand-protection-trends-in-african-tl-ds

(.ME  DoMEn)
Rebecca Weaver – Changing The Future Of HR
https://domain.me/rebecca-weaver-changing-the-future-of-hr/

How To Start A Freelancing Career
https://domain.me/how-to-start-a-freelancing-career/

Moe Abbas – A Software Engineer Who Loves Learning
https://domain.me/moe-abbas-a-software-engineer-who-loves-learning/

(.MX  Registry.MX)
Why do I need a website?
https://www.dominios.mx/why-do-i-need-a-website/

(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Domain patrol: Year on the watch
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28359/

TLDCON 2021 preliminary program published
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28348/

Registration for Explore the Internet & Govern It online championship opens
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28347/

ccNSO develops Policy for Retirement of ccTLDs
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28332/

Coordination Center Director Andrey Vorobyev gives an interview on internet security
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28325/

CTF Summer School wraps up
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28314/

Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ and MSK-IX introduce backup domain registration system
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28301/

Summer School on Internet Governance completes its preparatory selection stage
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28299/

Others

APrIGF 2021 Program Schedule Released
https://ap.rigf.asia/aprigf-2021-program-schedule/

APrIGF 2021 Elections Candidates
https://ap.rigf.asia/elections/2021/2021-candidates/

What is hitting our honeypots?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/23/what-is-hitting-our-honeypots/

Running code at IETF
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/20/running-code-at-ietf/

Improving accessibility at APNIC
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/18/improving-accessibility-at-apnic/

Twitter has introduced ROA. What does this change?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/18/twitter-has-introduced-roa/

The results of the first IETF Community Survey
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/17/the-results-of-the-first-ietf-community-survey/

Hybrid cloud: What is it, and should you use it?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/16/hybrid-cloud-should-you-use-it/

DNS cache snooping attacks
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/13/dns-cache-snooping-attacks/

What’s ‘interop testing’ and why is it so tricky?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/12/whats-interop-testing-and-why-is-it-so-tricky/

Event Wrap: APAN 52
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/11/event-wrap-apan-52/

Event Wrap: Youth IGF Bangladesh 2021
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/08/11/event-wrap-youth-igf-bangladesh-2021/

Congratulations Edmon!
https://www.dot.asia/congratulations-edmon/

How I See It – How can AI leverage benefits into the future of entrepreneurship?
https://www.dot.asia/how-i-see-it-how-can-ai-leverage-benefits-into-the-future-of-entrepreneurship/

Register for IGF 2021 3rd Open Consultations & MAG Meeting
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2021-third-open-consultations-and-mag-meeting-registration

IGF 2022 MAG Renewal
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2022-mag-renewal

How ITU provides emergency telecommunications in a pandemic
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/08/19/09/50/ITU-emergency-telecommunications-roster-pandemic

Up to 8 Gbit/s broadband with new ITU standard MGfast
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/08/18/11/54/Up-to-8-Gbps-broadband-with-new-ITU-standard-MGfast

Data and the global networked society: Telecom in the 1990s
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/08/12/11/48/Data-global-networked-society-Telecom-1990s

Digital development through entrepreneurship-driven innovation
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/08/09/06/27/Innovate2Connect-digital-development-entrepreneurship-innovation

As Kabul falls, Whois could present a danger to ordinary Afghans
http://domainincite.com/26936-as-kabul-falls-whois-could-present-a-danger-to-ordinary-afghans

Second-level .au names coming next March with tight deadline
http://domainincite.com/26934-second-level-au-names-coming-next-march-with-tight-deadline

ICANN director picks for 2021 revealed
http://domainincite.com/26932-icann-director-picks-for-2021-revealed

Over 2,000 attendees for ICANN 73?
http://domainincite.com/26930-over-2000-attendees-for-icann-73

.za back-end deal up for grabs
http://domainincite.com/26926-za-back-end-deal-up-for-grabs

ICANN spills beans on Marby’s million-dollar payday
http://domainincite.com/26924-icann-spills-beans-on-marbys-million-dollar-payday

ICANN’s NomCom Announces Selections
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/08/18/icanns-nomcom-announces-selections/

PIR (.org) Hiring CTO
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/08/15/pir-org-hiring-cto/

Could ICANN Prohibit Registrars from Investing in Domain Names?
https://domaininvesting.com/could-icann-prohibit-registrars-from-investing-in-domain-names/

NamesCon Global Moved to Late Spring 2022
https://domaininvesting.com/namescon-global-moved-to-late-spring-2022/

M3AAWG/APWG Report Finds GDPR Impact on WHOIS Impedes Criminal Investigations
https://goldsteinreport.com/m3aawg-apwg-gdpr-whois-impedes-criminal-investigations/

TLD Updates: EURid Carbon Footprint report and Web Awards Finalists, ICANN August ccNSO Newsletter, .TICKETS Relaunched and .RU/.РФ EBERO Backup
https://goldsteinreport.com/tld-updates-eurid-icann-ccnso-tickets-ru-ebero/

He predicted the dark side of the Internet 30 years ago. Why did no one listen?
https://goldsteinreport.com/he-predicted-the-dark-side-of-the-internet-30-years-ago-why-did-no-one-listen/

TLD Updates: ICANN ccNSO Seeks ccTLD News Speakers, .ZA Registry Up For Tender, DomainTools Debut Domain Discovery Feed, .SCOT Turns 7 and .PL 31, Donuts July Trend Report, Indonesia Seeks To Introduce Local IDNs and CZ.NIC Contributes To Flood Relief
https://goldsteinreport.com/tld-updates-icann-ccnso-za-registry-domaintools-dotscot-dotpl-donuts-indonesia-cz/

Bitcoin FAQ: A detailed guide to cryptocurrency and why US senators are fighting about how to tax it in the infrastructure bill
https://goldsteinreport.com/bitcoin-faq-guide-cryptocurrency-how-to-tax/

Password of three random words better than complex variation, experts say
https://goldsteinreport.com/password-of-three-random-words-better-than-complex-variation-experts-say/

Social Media

Greater choice, greater opportunities- congrats to auDA on a breathrough development: https://www.auda.org.au/statement/australias-internet-domain-growing-get-ready-getyourau

Registrations for #APTLD80 and #pacigf are strong & beat all projections, the Pacific community is really thrilled by the upcoming joint event. See who’s already joined in at https://aptld80.com.fj/list/ and don’t get confused by seeing stakeholders from Argentina and Trinidad and Tobago for the Pacific ocean has natural boundaries while the Pacific hospitality hasn’t.
Do join: https://aptld80.com.fj/reg/

If one were Einstein or Gandhi/
One for sure would join PANDI
(trad. Indonesian poem)
We are pleased to inform you that the Indonesia Internet Domain Name Registry (PANDI), will hold a PANDI Meeting 12 with a theme of Advancement Move of Indonesia’s Digital Presence and Resilience.
PANDI Meeting is an annual event of PANDI consist of various interesting programs related to Indonesian ccTLD (.id). The PANDI Meeting 12 event presents the latest information in the world of technology, industry and the internet domain which is packaged in various formats, such as seminars, panel discussion talk shows, and workshops. As the only national domain name governance event, PANDI Meeting 12 involves Indonesia internet stakeholders, such as media, government, regulator, information communication technology community, academics, industry, practitioners, students, and public.
Poster

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ICANN

Revised Dates for ICANN72 Virtual Annual General Meeting
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/revised-dates-for-icann72-virtual-annual-general-meeting-19-8-2021-en

ICANN 2021 Nominating Committee Announces Leadership Selections
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/icann-2021-nominating-committee-announces-leadership-selections-17-8-2021-en

Request for Proposal: Public Relations Services
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/request-for-proposal-public-relations-services-9-8-2021-en

(ccNSO)
The August 2021 edition of the ccNSO monthly newsletter is out now
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-12aug21-en.htm

Save the date: ccNSO Council Election Webinar about the upcoming call for nominations to the ccNSO Council
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-11aug21-en.htm

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposal for Greek Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lgr-proposal-greek-script-2021-07-15-en

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