Newsletter (10 September 2018)
Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD74, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 20-21 September 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (7 September 2018)


Members News


(.AU auDA)
auDA Constitution Q&A - 13 Sep 2018, 4pm
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-constitution-q-and-a-13-sep-2018-4pm/

Policies for public consultation
https://www.auda.org.au/news/policies-for-public-consultation/

Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting - 27 September 2018
https://www.auda.org.au/news/notice-of-extraordinary-general-meeting-27-september-2018/

What is .au WHOIS Lookup?
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/what-au-whois-lookup

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Operational Update Regarding the KSK Rollover for Administrators of Recursive Name Servers
https://blog.verisign.com/security/operational-update-regarding-the-ksk-rollover-for-administrators-of-recursive-name-servers/

(.DE DENIC)
DENIC and CISPA Conclude Scientific Research Agreement
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/denic-und-cispa-schliessen-wissenschaftliche-forschungsvereinbarung/

(.HK HKIRC)
HKIRC Announces the Results of the “Mobile Payment: Digital Transformation from Customers to Merchants” Survey
https://www.hkirc.hk/content.jsp?id=63#!/64&in=/company_info/pressrelease.jsp?item=535

(.NZ InternetNZ)
InternetNZ calls for NZ to lift its game on privacy
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-calls-nz-lift-its-game-privacy

InternetNZ is calling for debate on Five Eyes recommendations
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-calling-debate-five-eyes-recommendations

DNC Newsletter August 2018
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1730

(.UZ UZINFOCOM)
Happy Independence Day!
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1441&lang=eng

(.WF AFNIC)
Agence France Entrepreneur, official partner of Réussir en .fr!
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11134/show/agence-france-entrepreneur-official-partner-of-reussir-en-fr.html

(Afilias)
Afilias Moves to the US
https://afilias.info/news/2018/08/30/afilias-moves-us

(Neustar)
Neustar and Thunder join forces to deliver better customer experiences, powered by people-based intelligence
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/Thunder

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Renowned domain industry experts to speak at TLDCON 2018

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12548


Others

Supporting young fellows to get involved
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/28/supporting-young-fellows-to-get-involved/

Online voting for 2018 NRO NC election opens today
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/28/online-voting-for-2018-nro-nc-election-opens-today/

APNIC Academy refreshed
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/29/apnic-academy-refreshed/

RIPE NCC moves to close off a routing registry loophole
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/08/30/ripe-ncc-moves-to-close-off-a-routing-registry-loophole/

Discovering APNIC’s Product Management Lifecycle
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/09/03/discovering-apnics-product-management-lifecycle/

Exploring tech/IG collaboration at the APrIGF
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/09/05/exploring-tech-ig-collaboration-at-the-aprigf/

NCSeries: Nurturing growth of the Internet in New Caledonia
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/09/10/ncseries-nurturing-growth-of-the-internet-in-new-caledonia/

EuroSSIG 2018 – The many faces of multistakeholderism in internet governance
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/eurossig-2018-the-many-faces-of-multistakeholderism-in-internet-governance.html

CENTR hosts its very first CENTR Academy
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-hosts-its-very-first-centr-academy.html

2018 CENTR Board of Directors offsite conclusions
https://www.centr.org/news/news/2018-centr-board-of-directors-offsite-conclusions.html

International tech experts to convene in Durban for ITU Telecom World 2018 – 10-13 September
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-MA16.aspx

Opening Press Conference for ITU Telecom World 2018
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-MA17.aspx

First APrIGF in the Pacific a Resounding Success
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/first-aprigf-in-the-pacific-a-resounding-success-2/

Strengthening Foundations for Creating Open Internet Standards
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/strengthening-foundations-for-creating-open-internet-standards/

Call for Participation – ICANN DNSSEC Workshop at ICANN63 Barcelona
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/08/call-for-participation-icann-dnssec-workshop-at-icann63-barcelona-spain/

My Experience As an APrIGF18 Fellow
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/09/my-experience-as-an-aprigf18-fellow/

We Need a Common Language for the Internet of Things
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/09/we-need-a-common-language-for-the-internet-of-things/

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

Special Interests Circulating Draft Legislation to Cut Short ICANN's Whois
Policy Process
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180829_special_interests_legislation_to
_cut_short_icann_whois_process/


Study Finds GDPR Has Had Minimal Impact on Spam and Domain Registrations
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180831_study_finds_gdpr_had_minimal
_impact_on_spam_domain_registrations/


Team Behind Google Chrome Wants to Challenge How URLs are
Displayed in the Browser
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180904_google_chrome_wants_to_
challenge_how_urls_are_displayed/


China Continues to Be at the Forefront of Fibre Adoption, Saw 26%
FTTH Growth in Past 12 Months
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180906_china_continues_to_be_at_
the_forefront_of_fibre_adoption/


Facebook to Invest Over $1 Billion in Its First Asian Data Center in Singapore
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180906_facebook_to_invest_over_1_
billion_in_its_first_asian_data_center/


Donuts Holder of the Largest Portfolio of New TLDs Acquired by Abry Partners
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180906_donuts_leading_new_tld_registry
_acquired_by_abry_partners/


Unwitting Mobile Internet Users Victims of IDN Homograph-Based Phishing Campaign
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/09/01/mobile-internet-users-victims-idn-homograph-phishing/

No more free ride for ICANN Fellows?
http://domainincite.com/23368-no-more-free-ride-for-icann-fellows

Could a new US law make GDPR irrelevant?

http://domainincite.com/23371-could-a-new-us-law-make-gdpr-irrelevant


ICANN


NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN64 Now Open
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-27-en

ICANN Releases its Second Report on Global Legislative and Regulatory Developments
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-30-en

Request for Information: ICANN Meetings Shipping and Logistics
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-08-31-en

Meridian Institute to Conduct Independent Review of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-08-31-en

ICANN Board to Hold Public Board Meeting During Genval Workshop
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-09-06-en

Participate Now in the Sunrise and Trademark Claims Survey
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-09-06-en

(ccNSO)
Call for Expression of Interest (EoI) to the new ICANN Fellowship Selection Committee
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-04sep18-en

ccNSO Activity Summary August
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/resources/activity-summary-aug18-en.htm

ccNSO Council Minutes, 23 August

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-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

Next Steps On Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/reviews-next-steps-2018-09-05-en

Proposed gTLD-Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Profile
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-rdap-profile-2018-08-31-en

Registration Directory Service (RDS-WHOIS2) Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rds-whois2-review-2018-09-04-en