Newsletter (8 October 2018)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD75, Dubai, UAE, 20-21 February 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (7 October 2018)
■ The APTLD Community Statement View
■ Preparations for APTLD75 have kicked off View

■ APTLD 74 Communique View



Members News


(.AU auDA)
auDA 2.0 Gets The Go Ahead
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-2-0-gets-the-go-ahead/

Extraordinary General Meeting – Official Poll Results
https://www.auda.org.au/news/extraordinary-general-meeting-official-poll-results/

From the auDA Chair: Nomination Committee - Call for Expressions of Interest
https://www.auda.org.au/news/from-the-auda-chair-nomination-committee-call-for-expressions-of-interest/

What is Drop Catching?
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/what-drop-catching

3 Tips For Choosing A .au Domain Name
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/3-tips-choosing-au-domain-name

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign to Report Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press
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Q2 2018 DDOS TRENDS REPORT: 52 PERCENT OF ATTACKS EMPLOYED MULTIPLE ATTACK TYPES
https://blog.verisign.com/security/ddos-protection/q2-2018-ddos-trends-report-52-percent-of-attacks-employed-multiple-attack-types/

(.JP JPRS)
JPRS Held 9th ".jp DNSSEC Key Ceremony"
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2018/181003.html

(.KZ KazNIC)
Announcement
https://www.nic.kz/docs/announc_28_09_2018.jsp

(.NZ InternetNZ)
DNC Newsletter September 2018
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1739

(.SA SaudiNIC)
SaudiNIC Participation in the Meeting No.74 for Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD)
http://www.nic.sa/en/view/news_170

SaudiNIC hosts DNSSEC training in Riyadh
http://www.nic.sa/en/view/news_171

(Neustar)
Neustar Research Reveals U.S. Financial Organizations Are More Vulnerable to Bank Fraud Than a Year Ago
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/AmericanBankerFraud

(Netnod)
The Connected Enterprise
https://www.netnod.se/news/the-connected-enterprise-

Peer into the future of internet connectivity
https://www.netnod.se/news/peer-into-the-future-of-internet-connectivity-

Netnod's Q3 Newsletter is out!
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod%27s-q3-newsletter-is-out%21-0

(.RS RNIDS)
July edition of RNIDS Info
https://www.rnids.rs/en/what-s-new/july-edition-rnids-info-1

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
CyberCrimeCon 2018 to take place on October 9−10
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12597

Call for applications for 2018 DOT-Journalism contest to close on October 1
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12601

Seminars on the latest legislative changes to be held in 11 Russian cities
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12602

530 domain names blocked in September
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12628

Coordination Center accredits a new registrar from St. Petersburg

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12634



Others

Double dose of networking and peering in Hong Kong:
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/10/05/double-dose-of-networking-and-peering-in-hong-kong/

Protect your Maintainer and IRT passwords with bcrypt:
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/10/04/protect-your-maintainer-and-irt-passwords-with-bcrypt/

Measuring the KSK Roll:
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/09/28/measuring-the-ksk-roll/

Policy proposal prop-125 reaches consensus at APNIC 46:
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/09/28/policy-proposal-prop-125-reaches-consensus-at-apnic-46/

Improving whois quality in Indonesia:
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/09/26/improving-whois-quality-in-indonesia/

APNIC’s new Internet Directory:
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/09/25/apnics-new-internet-directory/

The CENTR Admin Working Group meets for a day and a half in Riga:
https://www.centr.org/news/news/the-centr-admin-working-group-meets-for-a-day-and-a-half-in-riga.html

Are you ready? How to prepare for the DNSSEC Root KSK Rollover on October 11, 2018:
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/10/are-you-ready-how-to-prepare-for-the-dnssec-root-ksk-rollover-on-october-11-2018/

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month = International IoT Security and Privacy Month:
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/10/national-cybersecurity-awareness-month-international-iot-security-and-privacy-month/

The Facebook Breach: Some Lessons for the Internet:
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/10/the-facebook-breach-some-lessons-for-the-internet/

Gender Equality: A Mouse Click Away:
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/10/gender-equality-a-mouse-click-away/

The Week in Internet News: Social Media Networks Sign onto Fake News Code:
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/10/the-week-in-internet-news-social-media-networks-sign-onto-fake-news-code/

Building a Community LTE Network in Bokondini, Indonesia:
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/09/building-a-community-lte-network-in-bokondini-indonesia/

IGF 2018: Improvements and a Call for Contributions:
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/09/igf-2018-improvements-and-call-for-contributions/

The Week in Internet News: China’s New Cyberspace Head Talks Up New Controls:
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/09/the-week-in-internet-news-chinas-new-cyberspace-head-talks-up-new-controls/

Public and private sector experts discuss role of ICTs in promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization:
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-CM29.aspx

Facebook Security Vulnerability Allowed Attackers to Steal User Access
Tokens Affecting 50 Million:
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180928_facebook_vulnerability_let_
attackers_steal_user_access_tokens/


Security Experts, Privacy Advocates Hopeful Rollout of 5G Can Eliminate
Surveillance Vulnerabilities:
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180928_advocates_hopeful_5g_can_
eliminate_surveillance_vulnerabilities/


CIRA Explains Why Registering ccTLD Domains Benefits the Local Internet Community:
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/05/cira-why-registering-cctld-domains-benefits-local-internet-community/

Google’s Parent Alphabet Launches Intra: To Protect Against DNS Manipulation:
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/05/google-alphabet-intra-dns-manipulation/

GoDaddy Founder Bob Parsons Resigns From Board of Directors to Focus on YAM Worldwide:
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/04/godaddy-bob-parsons-resigns-yam/

ICANN Releases Mobile App and Schedule for ICANN63:
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/03/icann-mobile-app-schedule-icann63/

.BR Hits 4 Million Domain Name Registrations:
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/02/br-hits-4-million-domain-name-registrations/

Austria’s Internet Celebrating Combined 80th Birthday:
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/09/27/austrias-internet-celebrating-combined-80th-birthday/

IDNs On The Decline in 2017: IDN World Report:

http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/09/26/idns-decline-2017-idn-world-report/


Chutzpah alert! DotKids wants ICANN handout to fight gTLD auction
http://domainincite.com/23463-chutzpah-alert-dotkids-wants-icann-handout-to-fight-gtld-auction

Emoji domains now easier to use
http://domainincite.com/23467-emoji-domains-now-easier-to-use

MMX waving goodbye to .london? Boss puts focus on renewal profits, China
http://domainincite.com/23472-mmx-waving-goodbye-to-london-boss-puts-focus-on-renewal-profits-china

It’s Drazek vs Dammak for GNSO Council chair
http://domainincite.com/23491-its-drazek-vs-dammak-for-gnso-council-chair

$3.2 million-a-year registrar up for grabs
http://domainincite.com/23496-3-2-million-a-year-registrar-up-for-grabs

Parsons quits GoDaddy board
http://domainincite.com/23513-parsons-quits-godaddy-board

Here’s what ICANN’s boss is saying about Whois access now
http://domainincite.com/23516-heres-what-icanns-boss-is-saying-about-whois-access-now

Google adds censorship workaround to Android devices
http://domainincite.com/23547-google-adds-censorship-workaround-to-android-devices

CentralNic buys .fans for peanuts

http://domainincite.com/23552-centralnic-buys-fans-for-peanuts


ICANN


Register Now: Pre-ICANN63 Policy Open House – 11 October 2018
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-09-24-en

ICANN Postpones Data Protection/Privacy Update Webinar Scheduled for 26 September
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-09-24-en

Proposals for Malayalam and Tamil Scripts' Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-09-25-en

Data Protection/Privacy Update Webinar – Date Set for 8 October
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-09-27-en

ICANN Opportunities to Participate: Strategic Planning, Operating Standards, and Specific Reviews
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-09-28-en

Draft PTI and IANA FY20 Operating Plan and Budgets
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-09-28-en

ICANN Announces a Webinar to Update the Community on Strategic Planning
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-10-01-en

Registration Open for ICANN Academy 2019 Leadership Program
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-10-02-en

Proposal for Sinhala Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-10-02-en

(ccNSO)
The ccNSO is launching a Monthly Newsletter
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-25sep18-en

The ccNSO Programme Working Group revised its charter and is now a Committee
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-28sep18-en

ccNSO Activity Summary September
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/resources/activity-summary-sep18-en.htm

Apply for ccNSO travel funding for ICANN64, Kobe
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-02oct18-en

Call for nominations to the ccNSO Council closed

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-04oct18-en



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


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


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

Proposals for Malayalam and Tamil Scripts' Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/malayalam-tamil-2018-09-25-en

Draft PTI and IANA FY20 Operating Plan and Budgets
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/pti-iana-fy20-2018-09-28-en

Proposal for Sinhala Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/sinhala-lgr-2018-10-02-en