Newsletter (27 August 2018)
Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD74, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 20-21 September 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (17 August 2018)
■ The APTLD Fellow to IETF103 Selected View

■ Survey on the APTLD Fellowship Program Link



Members News


(.AU auDA)
From the auDA Chair: Building auDA 2.0
https://www.auda.org.au/news/from-the-auda-chair-building-auda-2-0/

From the PRP: Focus groups announced in relation to direct registration implementation policy
https://www.auda.org.au/news/focus-groups-announced-in-relation-to-direct-registration-implementation-policy/

Proposed Membership and Governance Model
https://www.auda.org.au/news/proposed-membership-and-governance-model/

How To Register .au Domain Name
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/how-register-au-domain-name

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Internet Grows to 339.8 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Second Quarter of 2018
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cHM6Ly92ZXJpc2
lnbi5uZXdzaHEuYnVzaW5lc3N3aXJlLmNvbS9wcmVzcy1yZWxlYXNlL
2ludGVybmV0LWdyb3dzLTMzOTgtbWlsbGlvbi1kb21haW4tbmFtZS1y
ZWdpc3RyYXRpb25zLXNlY29uZC1xdWFydGVyLTIwMTg%3D


Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in July
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-in-com-and-net-registrations-in-july/

(.DE DENIC)
ID4me: A New Single Sign-On Standard for Web Applications Enabling Fully User-Controlled Data Sovereignty
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/id4me-summit-creating-a-new-single-sign-on-standard-for-web-applications-enabling-fully-user-contro/

(.KZ KazNIC)
ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS
https://www.nic.kz/about/epayments.jsp

(.NZ InternetNZ)
InternetNZ wants to hear from you about #fakenews
https://internetnz.nz/blog/internetnz-wants-hear-you-about-fakenews

(Neustar)
Neustar Appoints Brian J. Kober as Chief Strategy Officer
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/NeustarAppointsBrianJKoberasChiefStrategyOfficer?opt-out=true

(.RS RNIDS)
RNIDS becomes a member of the international DNS-OARC organization
https://www.rnids.rs/en/what-s-new/rnids-becomes-a-member-international-dns-oarc-organisation

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Regular meeting of Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ Council
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12528

Registration opens for Learn the Internet, Manage It! championship for school children
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12523

345 domain names blocked in July

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12526



Others

Event Wrap: ICANN 62
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/14/event-wrap-icann-62/

Event Wrap: SGNOG 6
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/14/event-wrap-sgnog-6/

DNSSEC ‘and’ DNS over TLS
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/20/dnssec-and-dns-over-tls/

Event Wrap: Asia Regional G7 24/7 High Tech Crime Network Point of Contact Workshop
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/21/event-wrap-asia-regional-g7-24-7-high-tech-crime-network-point-of-contact-workshop/

Event Wrap: Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/21/event-wrap-asia-pacific-internet-governance-academy-2018/

Event Wrap: APAN 46
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/21/event-wrap-apan-46/

Four policy proposals up for community discussion at APNIC 46
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/21/four-policy-proposals-up-for-community-discussion-at-apnic-46/

Event Wrap: SANOG 32, bdNOG 9 and APNIC Member Gathering
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/21/event-wrap-sanog-32-bdnog-9-and-apnic-member-gathering/

TLS 1.3 updates the most important security protocol on the Internet
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/27/tls-1-3-updates-the-most-important-security-protocol-on-the-internet/

CENTR publishes its CENTRstats Global TLD Report Q2/2018
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-centrstats-global-tld-report-q2-2018.html

EQUALS recognized in G20 Ministerial Declaration
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-PR22.aspx

The Week in Internet News: US Gov’t Wants More Encryption – For Itself
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/the-week-in-internet-news-us-govt-wants-more-encryption-for-itself/

Learning About Blockchain, Internet Governance, and Cryptocurrency
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/blockchain-technologies-internet-governance/

We Must Continue to Advocate Passionately and Fearlessly: An Interview with Our CEO, Kathy Brown
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/we-must-continue-to-advocate-passionately-and-fearlessly-an-interview-with-our-ceo-kathy-brown/

Until We Meet Again…
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/until-we-meet-again/

The Internet Society and Global Scribes Work Together to Amplify Young Voices
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/the-internet-society-and-global-scribes-work-together-to-amplify-young-voices/

Deploying TLS 1.3
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/deploying-tls-1-3/

Registrations for IGF 2018 open until 3 November
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/registration-2

Invitation to 13th IGF from UN Under-Secretary-General
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/invitation-to-the-thirteenth-annual-meeting-of-the-internet-governance-forum-igf-%E2%80%8E

IETF Releases the New and Improved Internet Security Protocol, TLS 1.3
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180813_ietf_releases_the_new_and_
improved_internet_security_protocol_tls/


China Has Reached 802 Million Internet Users, According to Country's
Internet Development Report
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180821_china_has_reached_802_
million_internet_users/


Large-Scale Study by Security Researchers in China Sheds Light on
the Scope of DNS Interception
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180823_large_scale_study_sheds_
light_on_the_scope_of_dns_interception/


ICANN Facing Critical Choice for Plan to Change DNS Cryptographic Key
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180823_icann_facing_critical_choice_
plan_to_change_dns_cryptographic_key/


The .EU Top-Level Domain Facing Radical Shake Up as a Result of the
Proposed New European Regulation
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180824_dot_eu_top_level_domain_
facing_radical_shake_up/


Donuts Explains Premium Domains in Their TLDs
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/08/14/donuts-premium-domains-tlds/

Domain Names Soon In All Of India’s 22 Languages
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/08/14/domain-names-indias-22-languages/

ICANN faces critical choice as security experts warn against key rollover

http://domainincite.com/23353-icann-faces-critical-choice-as-security-experts-warn-against-key-rollover


ICANN


Call for SO/AC Nominations to the New ICANN Fellowship Selection Committee and Guidance on Outreach Goals
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-13-en

Modification of Domains Protected Marks List Service
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-15-en

ICANN Publishes Comprehensive Guide on What to Expect During the Root KSK Rollover
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-22-en

ICANN Board Reaffirms Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-23-en

(ccNSO)
Call for Expression of Interest: IANA Naming Function Review Team (IFRT)
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-16aug18-en

Call for Presentations – TechDay at ICANN63
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-21aug18-en

Draft Agenda – ccNSO Council Call 23 August

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-23aug18-en.pdf



Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposals for Devanagari, Gurmukhi, and Gujarati Scripts' Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/devanagari-gurmukhi-gujarati-scripts-lgr-2018-07-27-en

Draft ICANN Africa Strategic Plan 2016-2020 Version 3.0
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/africa-strategic-plan-2018-07-30-en

Study on Technical Use of Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/technical-rz-lgr-2018-08-02-en

Recommendations for Managing IDN Variant Top-Level Domains
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/managing-idn-variant-tlds-2018-07-25-en

Proposals for Kannada, Oriya and Telugu Scripts' Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/kannada-oriya-telugu-lgr-2018-08-08-en

Modification of Domains Protected Marks List Service
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/dpml-modification-2018-08-15-en

Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gtld-subsequent-procedures-initial-2018-07-03-en