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APTLD Newsletter (20 September 2021)

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Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD81 Members Meeting, 22-25 February 2022
¶ Meeting Website         ¶ Online Registration

■ APTLD and Drexel University  Introduced a Cybersecurity Certificate Program to the Asia Pacific ccTLD Managers Community     View

Members News

(.AU  auDA)
$200,000 funding boost to enhance the utility of the Internet
https://www.auda.org.au/statement/200000-funding-boost-enhance-utility-internet

Event: .au direct – Australia’s newest domain namespace (Online)
https://www.auda.org.au/events/au-direct-australias-newest-domain-namespace-online

What are homoglyph domains?
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/what-are-homoglyph-domains

(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
Industry Insights: RDAP Becomes Internet Standard
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/industry-insights-rdap-becomes-internet-standard/

Websites, Branded Email Remain Key to SMB Internet Services
https://blog.verisign.com/getting-online/websites-branded-email-remain-key-to-smb-internet-services/

(.JP  JPRS)
JPRS published Traditional Chinese Edition of graphical comic-style booklet explaining how domain names and DNS work, in collaboration with TWNIC
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2021/210910.html

(.LK  LK Domain Registry)
MyMail Offer – Unlimited email accounts free for 3 months
https://www.domains.lk/index.php/about-us/news-events/item/94-mymail-offer-unlimited-email-accounts

BestWeb.lk 2021 – Results Released
https://www.domains.lk/index.php/about-us/news-events/item/92-bestweb-lk-2021-results-released

Research Grants
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/09/research-grants.html

Unlimited Email Accounts
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/09/mymaillk-promotion.html

(.MY  MYNIC)
Inaugural Asia Pacific Domain Name System Forum and Pre-Event Monthly Webinars
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/inaugural-asia-pacific-domain-name-system-forum-and-pre-event-monthly-webinars/

(.NZ  InternetNZ)
People need devices — amazing initiatives and how you can help
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/people-need-devices-amazing-initiatives-and-how-you-can-help/

Supporting communities affected by dangerous speech
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/supporting-communities-affected-by-dangerous-speech/

Support the #TeamOf5Million online by stopping disinformation in its tracks
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/stopping-disinformation-in-its-tracks/

Registrar Statistics – Who provides .nz domains?
https://dnc.org.nz/about/our-engagement/blog/registrar-statistics-who-provides-nz-domains/

(.QA  CRA)
CRA Publishes its Spectrum Plan for FIFA Arab Cup 2021
https://www.cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-publishes-its-spectrum-plan-for-fifa-arab-cup-2021

(.SG  SGNIC)
SGNIC-Q-21012: Invitation to Quote (ITQ) for the Provision of a Consultation Service to migrate a CII System to the Cloud
https://www.sgnic.sg/announcements/sgnic-news/announcement-details/2021/09/16/sgnic-q-21012-invitation-to-quote-(itq)-for-the-provision-of-a-consultation-service-to-migrate-a-cii-system-to-the-cloud

SGNIC-T-21002: Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the Provision of a Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Test on SGNIC’s Critical Information Infrastructure and External-facing Web Applications
https://www.sgnic.sg/announcements/sgnic-news/announcement-details/2021/09/15/sgnic-t-21001-invitation-to-tender-(itt)-for-the-provision-of-a-vulnerability-assessment-and-penetration-test-on-sgnic-s-critical-information-infrastructure-and-external-facing-web-applications

SGNIC-Q-21011: Invitation to Quote (ITQ) for the Provision of a Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Service
https://www.sgnic.sg/announcements/sgnic-news/announcement-details/2021/09/14/sgnic-q-21011-invitation-to-quote-(itq)-for-the-provision-of-a-cybersecurity-risk-assessment-service

(.UZ  UZINFOCOM)
International Conference on Domain Name Management under the auspices of the Single Integrator
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1486

(.WF  AFNIC)
Changes to the registration rules for the .fr TLD and application of the DDADUE Law
https://www.afnic.fr/en/observatory-and-resources/news/changes-to-the-registration-rules-for-the-fr-tld-and-application-of-the-ddadue-law/

(Netnod)
Global Domains International partner with Netnod for world-class DNS service
https://press.netnod.se/posts/pressreleases/global-domains-international-partner-with-net

(.ME  DoMEn)
6 Self-Improvement Tips To Enhance Your Career
https://domain.me/6-self-improvement-tips-to-enhance-your-career/

Steve McKinney – Design & Code Tips From A Designer
https://domain.me/steve-mckinney-design-code-tips-from-a-designer/

Rebecca Chen: An Entrepreneur Or Just A Curious Human?
https://domain.me/an-entrepreneur-or-just-a-curious-human-rebecca-chen/

(.MX  Registry.MX)
5 tips to optimize SEO positioning
https://www.dominios.mx/5-tips-to-optimize-seo-positioning/

(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
TLDCON 2021 brings together a variety of internet technology issues
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28565/

Domain valuation methodology makes secondary domain market more transparent and civilized
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28557/

TLDCON recognized as largest regional platform for discussing the DNS
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28558/

TLDCON 2021 to open on September 15
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28550/

Coordination Center signs cooperation agreement with the Agency for Strategic Initiatives to promote new projects
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28548/

Right way to complain
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28544/

Civilized secondary domain market strengthens user confidence in the domain zone
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28543/

Copyright holders need to learn how to use domain dispute resolution algorithm
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28519/

Meeting of the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ Council
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28518/

Rate of coronavirus-related domain registrations almost halves
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28512/

Coordination Center posts all Authorization episodes from RIF on YouTube
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/28502/

Others

APrIGF: Statement of solidarity with the Internet governance community in Afghanistan and Myanmar
https://ap.rigf.asia/news/2021/statement-of-solidarity-with-the-internet-governance-community-in-afghanistan-and-myanmar/

APrIGF 2021 Local Hubs
https://ap.rigf.asia/news/2021/aprigf-2021-local-hubs-2/

IGF 2021 Registration OPEN
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2021-registration

Opinion: Regulating Big Tech?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/17/opinion-regulating-big-tech/

That’s a wrap, APNIC 52!
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/17/thats-a-wrap-apnic-52/

Free legal clinic available to Asia Pacific network operators
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/16/free-legal-clinic-available-to-asia-pacific-network-operators/

Routing concepts you may have forgotten, part 3: Trust but verify BGP
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/16/part-3-trust-but-verify-bgp/

Event Wrap: YouthxPolicyMakers Internet Governance Workshop
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/15/event-wrap-youthxpolicymakers-internet-governance-workshop/

Tokyo 2020: Athletes set streaming records as network engineers jump hurdles
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/15/tokyo-2020-streaming-records-network-engineers-jump-hurdles/

Event Wrap: APEC TEL 63
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/15/event-wrap-apec-tel-63/

Another DNS OARC meeting
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/14/another-dns-oarc-meeting/

APNIC 52 starts today!
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/14/apnic-52-starts-today/

The prevalence of DNS over HTTPS
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/13/the-prevalence-of-dns-over-https/

Routing concepts you may have forgotten, part 2: BGP is just harnessing gossip
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/09/10/routing-concepts-you-may-have-forgotten-part-2-bgp-is-just-harnessing-gossip/

EU Policy Update – Summer 2021
https://www.centr.org/news/eu-updates/summer-2021.html

Arista, Cisco, Huawei, Juniper Networks, and Nokia Launch New MANRS Equipment Vendor Program to Improve Routing Security Worldwide
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2021/arista-cisco-huawei-juniper-and-nokia-launch-new-manrs-equipment-vendor-program-to-improve-routing-security-worldwide/

Connecting the world means connecting small islands too
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/09/17/08/33/Connecting-small-islands-SIDS-digital-transformation-Malcolm-Johnson

2041 envisioned: AI-driven futures according to Kai-Fu Lee
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/09/15/08/52/2041-vision-AI-for-Good-Kai-Fu-Lee

School connectivity needed in underserved communities
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2021/09/13/08/08/School-connectivity-needed-in-underserved-communities

Google Cloud Lands Grace Hopper Subsea Cable in Bude, Cornwall
https://circleid.com/posts/20210915-google-cloud-lands-grace-hopper-subsea-cable-in-bude-cornwall

CTO Conrad quits ICANN
http://domainincite.com/26992-cto-conrad-quits-icann

France gets more domain takedown powers
http://domainincite.com/26990-france-gets-more-domain-takedown-powers

MMX to return GoDaddy cash to investors
http://domainincite.com/26988-mmx-to-return-godaddy-cash-to-investors

Could registrars get sued under new Texas abortion law?
http://domainincite.com/26986-could-registrars-get-sued-under-new-texas-abortion-law

DropCatch raises antitrust concerns about Donuts’ Dropzone proposal
http://domainincite.com/26984-dropcatch-raises-antitrust-concerns-about-donuts-dropzone-proposal

ICANN could get the ball rolling on next new gTLD round this weekend
http://domainincite.com/26982-icann-could-get-the-ball-rolling-on-next-new-gtld-round-this-weekend

INEX Formally Appoints New CEO
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/09/17/inex-formally-appoints-new-ceo/

UK IGF
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/09/15/uk-igf/

Nordic Domain Days Announce 2022 Dates
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/09/13/nordic-domain-days-announce-2022-dates/

Nominations for Nominet Board Elections Open
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/09/07/nominations-for-nominet-board-elections-open/

TLD, And More, Updates: .GAY Donates $148K; 2021 .EU Web Awards Gala, 17 Years of .PL IDNs; .LT Scammers; RightOfTheDot and NamesCon Live Auction; FTC Transition to IPv6 and Tobias Sattler on New gTLDs Second Round
https://goldsteinreport.com/tld-updates-gay-eu-web-awards-pl-idns-lt-scammers-rightofthedot-live-auction-ftc-ipv6-new-gtlds/

PIR Announce 2021 .ORG Impact Awards Finalists
https://goldsteinreport.com/pir-2021-org-impact-awards-finalists/

The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet
https://goldsteinreport.com/the-battle-for-digital-privacy-is-reshaping-the-internet/

Bolsonaro’s Ban on Removing Social Media Posts Is Overturned in Brazil
https://goldsteinreport.com/bolsonaros-ban-on-removing-social-media-posts-is-overturned-in-brazil/

State of the Union: Commission proposes a Path to the Digital Decade to deliver the EU’s digital transformation by 2030
https://goldsteinreport.com/state-of-the-union-european-commission-digital-transformation/

Australia installs first space laser optical ground station in southern hemisphere
https://goldsteinreport.com/australia-installs-first-space-laser-optical-ground-station-in-southern-hemisphere/

TLD Updates: EURid Continues Monitoring .EU For COVID Misuse; Changes in .FR and .DK T&Cs; .FR Turns 35, Internet in Afghanistan; ZADNA Release RFI For .ZA Registry
https://goldsteinreport.com/tld-updates-eurid-eu-covid-misuse-fr-dk-afghanistan-zadna-rfi/

Afnic registry gets more domain takedown powers
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/industry/28556/

Social Media

Happening now at #APTLD80: a pre-Meeting Training Session features Prof. Pablo Molina of the Drexel University whose class on cybersecurity kicks off a new dedicated program on cybersecurity for APTLD members by results of which there shall be awarded Certificates of Completion.     Photos

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ICANN

NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN73 Now Open
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/nextgenicann-application-round-for-icann73-now-open-17-9-2021-en

SSAD ODP Webinar Date Change
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/ssad-odp-webinar-date-change-16-9-2021-en

ICANN Publishes FY21 Financial Results
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/icann-publishes-fy21-financial-results-16-9-2021-en

Register for the Subsequent Procedures ODP Update Webinar
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/register-for-the-subsequent-procedures-odp-update-webinar-15-9-2021-en

Public Comment: Draft IANA and PTI Operating Plan and Budgets
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/public-comment-draft-iana-and-pti-operating-plan-and-budgets-15-9-2021-en

Initial Report from the EPDP on Specific Curative Rights Protections for IGOs
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/initial-report-from-the-epdp-on-specific-curative-rights-protections-for-igos-14-9-2021-en

ICANN Board Resolves on ODP for the Subsequent Procedures Final Report Outputs
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/icann-board-resolves-on-odp-for-the-subsequent-procedures-final-report-outputs-14-9-2021-en

Proposed Amendment 5 to the .name Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/proposed-amendment-5-to-the-name-registry-agreement-10-9-2021-en

Register Now for the SSAD ODP Project Update Webinar
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/register-now-for-the-ssad-odp-project-update-webinar-8-9-2021-en

Inaugural Asia Pacific Domain Name System Forum and Pre-Event Monthly Webinars
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/inaugural-asia-pacific-domain-name-system-forum-and-pre-event-monthly-webinars-6-9-2021-en

(ccNSO)
Call for nominations to the ccNSO Council
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-13sep21-en.htm

Heads up: call for nominations to the ccNSO Council starting soon
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-10sep21-en.htm

July Council Minutes
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-22jul21-en.pdf

DRAFT Agenda – ccNSO Council Meeting – 16 September 2021
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-16sep21-en.pdf

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposed Amendment 5 to the .name Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/proceeding/proposed-amendment-5-to-the-name-registry-agreement-01-09-2021

Initial Report from the EPDP on Specific Curative Rights Protections for IGOs
https://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/proceeding/initial-report-epdp-specific-curative-rights-protections-igos-14-09-2021

Draft PTI and IANA FY23 Operating Plan and Budgets
https://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/proceeding/draft-pti-and-iana-fy23-operating-plan-and-budgets-15-09-2021

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