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APTLD Newsletter (27 December 2021)

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Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD81 Members Meeting, Dubai UAE (Hybrid Format), 23-24 February 2022
¶ Meeting Website         ¶ Online Registration         ¶ Agenda (24 Dec 2021)

■ Call for APTLD81 Fellowships      View
■ APTLD81 Is Relocated to Dubai, to Be Held in a Hybrid Format      View
■ APTLD Has ROSNIIROS as a Member      View

Members News

(.AE  TDRA)
TDRA’s National Telecom Equipment Lab Hosts a Delegation from University of Dubai
https://tdra.gov.ae/en/media/press-release/2021/tdras-national-telecom-equipment-lab-hosts-a-delegation-from-university-of-dubai

(.AU  auDA)
Australian technology and community leaders join auDA Advisory Committees
https://www.auda.org.au/statement/australian-technology-and-community-leaders-join-auda-advisory-committees

.au direct update
https://www.auda.org.au/statement/au-direct-update

Leaders of tech Q&A: Johanna Weaver on maturing the tech policy ecosystem to benefit society
https://www.auda.org.au/blog/leaders-tech-qa-johanna-weaver-maturing-tech-policy-ecosystem-benefit-society

(.LK  LK Domain Registry)
Security precautions on your smart phone
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/12/security-precautions-on-your-smart-phone.html

“Cyber Lowata Piaypath”
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/12/cyber-lowata-piaypath.html

Free Training workshop for Wariyapola Sri Sumangala College, Kandy.
https://blog.domains.lk/2021/12/free-training-workshop-for-wariyapola.html

(.NZ  InternetNZ)
Looking back at community funding
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/looking-back-at-community-funding/

The other pandemic — how can Aotearoa protect itself against misinformation?
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/protecting-aotearoa-against-misinformationnew-blog-post/

Research on UAV-aided Wireless Mesh Networking for Remote NZ Communities complete
https://internetnz.nz/news-and-articles/research-on-uav-aided-wireless-mesh-networking-for-remote-nz-communities-complete/

Deals Too Good To Be True, are Probably a Scam
https://dnc.org.nz/about/our-engagement/blog/deals-too-good-to-be-true-are-probably-a-scam/

(.QA  CRA)
CRA and Mada Center Launch the Accessible Telecommunications International Best Practices Report
https://www.cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-and-mada-center-launch-the-accessible-telecommunications-international-best-practices-report

(.SB  Our Telekom)
First Local Female CEO
https://www.ourtelekom.com.sb/news/latest-news/first-local-female-ceo/

(.VU  TRBR)
Propose Spectrum Identified for IMT 2020 (5G) in Vanuatu
https://www.trbr.vu/en/public-register/reports/technical-reports/853-propose-spectrum-identified-for-imt-2020-5g-in-vanuatu

Office Closure Notice
https://www.trbr.vu/en/public-register/publications/advertisement-and-notices/854-office-closure-notice

(.WF  Afnic)
Afnic strengthens its partnership for Season 2 of Connecte Ta Boite
https://www.afnic.fr/en/observatory-and-resources/news/afnic-strengthens-its-partnership-for-season-2-of-connecte-ta-boite/

2021 edition of the Afnic study on the online presence of French micro-enterprises and VSEs/SMEs
https://www.afnic.fr/en/observatory-and-resources/news/2021-edition-of-the-afnic-study-on-the-online-presence-of-french-micro-enterprises-and-vses-smes/

(iQ Global)
iQ 2021 Reflections + What’s New
https://iq.global/blog/i-q-2021-reflections-what-s-new

A Female Perspective on the Domain Industry
https://iq.global/blog/a-female-perspective-on-the-domain-industry

Inbound Email Reports
https://iq.global/blog/inbound-email-reports

(iThreat)
Metallurgist Gave U.S. Military Substandard Steel for Submarines – Insider Signal Newsletter November ’21 Issue
https://ithreat.com/2021/12/14/metallurgist-gave-u-s-military-substandard-steel-for-submarines-insider-signal-newsletter-november-21-issue/

(Netnod)
Netnod response to Ministry of Defence open consultation on- Sveriges säkerhet – behov av starkare skydd för nätverks- och informationssystem (SOU 2021:63)
https://press.netnod.se/posts/pressreleases/netnod-response-to-ministry-of-defence-open-c

Technical communities’ resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic
https://www.netnod.se/blog/technical-communities-resilience-during-covid-19-pandemic

(WhoisXML API)
Are Mypressonline[.]com’s Free Subdomain Hosting Services Being Abused?
https://main.whoisxmlapi.com/threat-reports/are-mypressonline-coms-free-subdomain-hosting-services-being-abused

Digging Up Zombie Domains: What WHOIS History Reveals about 3,800+ Verified Phishing Hosts
https://main.whoisxmlapi.com/threat-reports/digging-up-zombie-domains-what-whois-history-reveals-about-3800-verified-phishing-hosts

Telcos Are on Phishers’ Radar, Who Is at Risk?
https://main.whoisxmlapi.com/threat-reports/telcos-are-on-phishers-radar-who-is-at-risk

(.DE  DENIC)
DENIC – the Cooperative behind .de – Turns 25!
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/denic-the-cooperative-behind-de-turns-25/

DENIC Cares for Children
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/denic-cares-for-children/

25 Years of DENIC eG
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/25-years-of-denic-eg/

(.ME  DoMEn)
Orate: A Perfect Platform for Finding Event Speakers
https://domain.me/orate-a-perfect-platform-for-finding-event-speakers/

How Storytelling Can Help Your Personal Brand
https://domain.me/how-storytelling-can-help-your-personal-brand/

Beck Power – Marketing Strategist And Public Speaker
https://domain.me/beck-power-marketing-strategist-and-public-speaker/

How to Deal with Internet Trolls for Your Personal Brand
https://domain.me/how-to-deal-with-internet-trolls-for-your-personal-brand/

(.MX  Registry.MX)
Ideas to start a business in 2022
https://www.dominios.mx/ideas-to-start-a-business-in-2022/

What are the best platforms for eCommerce?
https://www.dominios.mx/what-are-the-best-platforms-for-ecommerce/

(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Cadet Spartakiad sums up results of first stage of Study the Internet & Govern It online tournament
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31522/

Call for RIGF 2022 discussion topics closes
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31524/

Slicing up the internet – what does it mean for users?
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31506/

Learning through games is a natural process for teens
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31492/

Ninety-five registrars now accredited in .RU and .РФ
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31491/

Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ founders adopt Priority Areas of Activity (Development Strategy) until 2025
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31480/

Registrations of QR code-related domains almost doubles in November
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31468/

Crypto World quiz competition for school students
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31478/

Universal Acceptance is important for the development of a multilingual internet
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31458/

Winner of Фотодомен.РФ contest to receive special prize from Reg.Ru
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31457/

IGF 2021 hosts discussion on current challenges facing internet governance schools
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/31459/

Others

Women in ICT: What are the challenges in submitting conference papers?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/24/women-in-ict-what-are-the-challenges-in-submitting-conference-papers/

A banana for scale: Why people don’t understand big numbers
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/24/a-banana-for-scale-why-people-dont-understand-big-numbers/

Event Wrap: IGF 2021
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/23/event-wrap-igf-2021/

Notes from ICANN’s DNS Resolver Symposium
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/23/notes-from-icanns-dns-resolver-symposium/

How widely adopted is anycast in the DNS?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/22/how-widely-adopted-is-anycast-in-the-dns/

Seven years in the life of Hypergiants’ off-nets
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/20/seven-years-in-the-life-of-hypergiants-off-nets/

Identifying unexpected Internet services
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/21/identifying-unexpected-internet-services/

The space between IPv6 allocations: part 2
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/17/the-space-between-ipv6-allocations-part-2/

Opinion: IPv4 address markets
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/16/opinion-ipv4-address-markets/

Seven years in the life of Hypergiants’ off-nets
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/20/seven-years-in-the-life-of-hypergiants-off-nets/

Event Wrap: KHNOG 3
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/16/event-wrap-khnog-3/

Satellite constellations are coming. Are we prepared on Earth to receive all the data?
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/16/satellite-constellations-are-coming-are-we-prepared/

Toward managing network traffic by domain name
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/15/toward-managing-network-traffic-by-domain-name/

Better route monitoring with BMP
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/14/better-route-monitoring-with-bmp/

Event Wrap: PacNOG 29
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/14/event-wrap-pacnog-29/

Event Wrap: Youth IGF India 2021
https://blog.apnic.net/2021/12/14/event-wrap-youth-igf-india-2021/

The 12 Days of CENTR
https://www.centr.org/news/news/12-days-centr.html

IETF 112: Tim Wicinski explains DPRIVE, what happened at IETF 112 and why, if possible, TLDs should be involved
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/ietf112-dprive.html

RIPE83: Can the Internet Governance Community survive remote-online?
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/ripe83-remote-future.html

Welcome to our new website!
https://www.centr.org/news/news/new-website.html

IETF 112: Glenn Deen on Rubbing Shoulders With The Internet’s Elite Standards Setters and Developing Adaptive DNS Discovery
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/ietf-112-add.html

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

Internet Hall of Fame Celebrates 10th Anniversary
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2021/internet-hall-of-fame-celebrates-10th-anniversary/

Testing labs collaborate to maximize 5G impact
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/PR-2021-12-21-Testbed-Federations.aspx

6th World Telecommunications/ICT Policy Forum charts course for an equitable and inclusive digital future
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/PR-2021-12-18-WTPF-Outcome.aspx

Domain Pulse Postponed
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/12/23/domain-pulse-postponed/

Israel ccTLD to Launch Hebrew IDN
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/12/21/israel-cctld-to-launch-hebrew-idn/

DNS Belgium Registrar Forum Seeking Members
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/12/20/dns-belgium-registrar-forum-seeking-members/

.TV Switching to GoDaddy Registry
https://www.internetnews.me/2021/12/14/tv-switching-to-godaddy-registry/

GoDaddy gets another year to negotiate .xxx contract
http://www.domainincite.com/27300-godaddy-gets-another-year-to-negotiate-xxx-contract

The ‘most serious’ security breach ever is unfolding right now. Here’s what you need to know.
https://goldsteinreport.com/the-most-serious-security-breach-ever-is-unfolding-right-now-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

Who’s Behind Web3?
https://goldsteinreport.com/whos-behind-web3/

The UN Digital Summit – IGF 2021 in Katowice is over
https://goldsteinreport.com/the-un-digital-summit-igf-2021-in-katowice-is-over/

Record-breaking UN Digital Summit in Poland – more than 10,000 participants from 175 countries
https://goldsteinreport.com/record-breaking-un-digital-summit-in-poland-more-than-10000-participants-from-175-countries/

Social Media

Season’s Greetings from APTLD       Greeting Card

Breaking News from the .TV team in Tuvalu:
The Ministry is excited to announce that the Government of Tuvalu has selected GoDaddy Registry as the new registry service provider for Tuvalu’s .tv Country Code Top-Level Domain! The Government, through the Ministry, will work with GoDaddy to grow the .tv domain and provide opportunities both locally and globally for economic development and capacity building! The Ministry thanks the Programme Management Unit within the Ministry’s ICT Department for the tireless effort they have put into their work to develop .tv! GoDaddy      Post

#APTLD General Manager Leonid Todorov ran a quick exercise of multi-stakeholder process for giving recommendations to ICANN over the next round of new gTLDs at #APSIG2021. It was great seeing how different roles were explored and presented by fellows. Some recommendations could perhaps be discussed within #Atlarge community.       Photos

Happening now at APSIG: Prof. Gihan Dias, a veteran of both the Sri Lankan and global Internet community, reflects on the past, present, and future of the Internet and involves the audience in a dialogue on a broad array of matters pertaining to the subject matters.      Photo

Happening now in Negombo, Sri Lanka-after long 2 years, the Asia Pacific School on Internet Governance is taking place on site and Prof. Gihan Dias, CEO of LK Domain Registry is welcoming the Fellows as the host of APSIG.      Photo

For all Facebook posts: https://www.facebook.com/pg/aptld/posts/
and Twits: https://twitter.com/APTLDnews

ICANN

Register for ICANN’s Next SSAD ODP Project Update Webinar
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/register-for-icanns-next-ssad-odp-project-update-webinar-21-12-2021-en

ICANN Launches New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Operational Design Phase
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/icann-launches-new-gtld-subsequent-procedures-operational-design-phase-20-12-2021-en

Revised Dates for ICANN73 Virtual Community Forum
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/revised-dates-for-icann73-virtual-community-forum-17-12-2021-en

Apply Now for ICANN and PTI Leadership Positions
https://www.icann.org/en/announcements/details/apply-now-for-icann-and-pti-leadership-positions-15-12-2021-en

(ccNSO)
The December 2021 edition of the ccNSO monthly newsletter is out now.
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-21dec21-en.htm

Call for Volunteers: The ccNSO seeks volunteers for a GRC subgroup, drafting the ccNSO Conflict of Interest Guideline
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-20dec21-en.htm

Apply Now for ICANN and PTI Leadership Positions, including the ccNSO Council
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-16dec21-en.htm

Heads up! ICANN73 ccTLD News Sessions: Applications for speaker slots open soon
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-16dec21-en.htm

Current ICANN Public Consultations

ccNSO Proposed Policy on the Retirement of ccTLDs
https://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/proceeding/ccnso-proposed-policy-on-the-retirement-of-cctlds-22-11-2021

EPDP Phase 2A Policy Recommendations for ICANN Board Consideration
https://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/proceeding/epdp-phase-2a-policy-recommendations-for-icann-board-consideration-23-11-2021

ICANN Draft FY23-27 Operating and Financial Plan and Draft FY23 Operating Plan and Budget
https://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/proceeding/draft-fy23-27-operating-and-financial-plan-and-draft-fy23-operating-plan-and-budget-15-09-2021

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