Newsletter (8 May 2017)

Recent Updates
Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD72, Tbilisi, Georgia, 14-15 September 2017

** Meeting Website ** Latest Agenda (24 April 2017) ** Fellowship Application


(.AU auDA)

Update on the Registry Transformation Project

New Independent Board Director Announcement

auDA ends exclusive negotiations with AusRegistry in relation to the Registry License Agreement

(.CC/.TV Verisign)

Verisign Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

(.NZ InternetNZ)

Introducing our new strategic partner...

WISPS – our time has come


.VN reaches 400.000 domain name milestone


The Afnic Board of Directors appoints Pierre Bonis as Acting CEO


Neustar Research Shows a DDoS Attack Can Cost An Organization On Average More Than $2.5 Million in Revenue

(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)

Interaction with competent organisations will facilitate self-regulation of the industry

310 domain names blocked in March

International organisations can become drivers for IDN email introduction


Celebrating 25 Years of the RIPE NCC

dotmagazine: Connecting the World - What's it Worth?

DomainWire Global TLD Report Q1/2017

CENTR welcomes Bosnia and Herzegovina (.ba) to its membership

EU Policy Update - April 2017

IDNF: Bridging the gaps, creating rockstars

Overcoming traffic engineering challenges with SDN

Event Wrap: PITA 21 AGM, Cook Islands

Are homogenic nameserver names a single point of failure?

Improving peering relationships in Japan

How to observe allocated IPv6 addresses

Event Wrap: China Member Gathering, Guangzhou

AI for Good Global Summit – 7-9 June 2017: ITU and XPRIZE launch global dialogue to ensure AI benefits humanity

ITU Telecom World 2017 takes a look into our smart future

Make IGF Open Forum Requests until 21 June

Calls for IGF Village Booths and Day 0 Pre-Events open until 21 July 2017

Promoting Digital Accessibility in Sri Lanka

First Two-Day School on Internet Governance in Afghanistan

Jakarta Declaration Calls on Governments to Recognize Legitimacy of Encryption

Brand Control: The Next Stage for Digital

Oh, Those Wild and Crazy New TLDs

Domain Names Are Fading From User View

Dot-Com is Still King - of Domain Name Disputes

New Chapter Working Groups Open Closed Doors

The Economist: Data, the Oil of the Digital Era

Internet Heavy Weights Staying Out of Net Neutrality Battle

NSA to Stop Collecting American Emails To and From Overseas

A Report on Cyber Espionage Activities of Pawn Storm Over the Past Two Years

ICANN: Pacific Governments to Enhance Better Participation in Internet Governance Discussions

The DNA Study Claims New gTLDs Can Compete With .COM on SEO


The ICANN History Project Goes Live

Independent Examiner Issues Final Report on Review of the At-Large Organization

Revised ICANN Procedure for Handling Whois Conflicts with Privacy Law: Assessment and Next Steps Now Available for Public Comment

Date Change for ICANN62 in June 2018 to be held in Panama

ICANN Board to Hold Two Open Sessions During Geneva Workshop

M3AAWG Appoints Dr. John Levine Liaison to ICANN

Complaints Office Update: Objectives & Next Steps

ccNSO Council wishes to acknowledge and thank Mathieu Weill

ccNSO appoints Jordan Carter (.nz) as co-chair CCWG Accountability

ccNSO Defers Participation Registration Directory Services Review

Call for 1 Volunteer as Member of the Cross-Community Working Group Enhancing ICANN Accountability

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposed Fundamentals Bylaws Changes to Move the Board Governance Committee's Reconsideration Process Responsibilities to another Board Committee

Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations for New gTLDs

GNSO Community Comment 2 (CC2) on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process

Recommendations to Improve SO/AC Accountability

Proposed Renewal of .NET Registry Agreement

Draft Framework of Interpretation for Human Rights

Revised ICANN Procedure for Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Law: Process and Next Steps