Newsletter (22 October 2018)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD75, Dubai, UAE, 20-21 February 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (19 October 2018)
■ Call for APTLD75 Fellowships View
■ APTLD74 Videos Updated on Our Youtube Channel View
■ Survey: Whois status and impacts from GDPR Link

■ Member Stats Update - Oct 2018 View (Ordinary Member Only)

Members News

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in September

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Being cyber smart with your .nz domain name

KSK rollover passed without major problems

.UZ keeps growing. It is now over 63K

(.WF afnic)
Afnic launches a contest for "Réussir avec le web"

Neustar Joins Streaming Video Alliance as Principal Member

Rodney Joffe a Winner at 2018 Computing Security Awards

DENIC Subsidiary to Launch Operations in November

100,000 DNSSEC domains registered under .de!

Happening now - .AM is hosting the 4th Armenia IGF. More details and live streaming at:

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
114 domain names blocked forever


Make In India 'XgenPlus' Empowers Kazakhstan During Aptld74 – Uzbekistan

Creating safe and trusted spaces online

APTLD celebrates 20th anniversary

RIPE 77: Geo is hard:

NANOG 74: Securing the routing system:

DNS-OARC 29: KSK roll and two days of DNS internals:

RIPE 77: DDoS defence, zombie routes, machine learning and more:

Event Wrap: APTLD 74:

Event Wrap: VNIX-NOG 2018, Viet Nam:

Event Wrap: INNOG 2018, India:

Apply now for an APRICOT 2019 fellowship:

CENTR holds its 60th General Assembly in Brussels:

IXPs: Why Is the Middle East Lagging Behind? :

Human Connection Frames Success of 2018 Indigenous Connectivity Summit:

G20 Women’s Summit: Digital Inclusion for Women:

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Bans ‘Clickbait’ Political Accounts:

New study quantifies the positive impact of broadband, digital transformationvand the interplay of ICT regulation on national economies:

Atallah, ICANN's Global Domains Division Joins Donuts as CEO:

First Round of GDPR Fines Coming by the End of the Year, Says EU Data

New Analysis by Web Foundation Shows Dramatic Decline in Internet
Access Growth:

ICANN Releases Mobile App and Schedule for ICANN63:

Internet Stakeholders from Around the World Will Meet in Barcelona for ICANN’s 63rd Public Meeting:

ICANN Knocks Back Applications for .PERSIANGULF, .ISLAM and .HALAL:

Donuts Poaches ICANN’s 2IC Akram Attallah:

ICANN 63, Day 0 — registrars bollock DI as Whois debate kicks off:

ICANN denies it’s in bed with trademark lawyers

Registrars still not responding to private Whois requests

Book review — “Domain Names: Strategies and Legal Aspects”

ICANN says it can spend quarter-billion-dollar auction fund however it likes


ICANN Releases its Final Africa Strategic Plan:

Request for Proposal: EBERO Services:

Call for SOs/ACs to Nominate Fellowship Program Mentors:

Registration Open for ICANN Academy 2019 Chairing Skills Program:

Second Security and Stability Advisory Committee Review (SSAC2): Draft Final Report Released for Public Comment and Webinar:

The Hebrew Script Community Forms Generation Panel for Developing the Hebrew Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR):

First Root KSK Rollover Successfully Completed:

Participate in Strategic Planning, Operating Standards, and Reviews at ICANN63:

Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT) Final Report Now Available for Public Comment:

Request for Proposal: ICANN Meetings Shipping and Logistics:

Initial Report of the New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross-Community Working Group

ccNSO Council Minutes, 20 September

ccNSO Council Elections 2019: candidate list

TechDay at ICANN63 Agenda

ICANN64 ccNSO Travel Funding applications closed

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Registration Directory Service (RDS-WHOIS2) Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations

Proposals for Malayalam and Tamil Scripts' Root Zone Label Generation Rules

Draft PTI and IANA FY20 Operating Plan and Budgets

Proposal for Sinhala Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules

Initial Report of the New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross-Community Working Group

Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT) Final Report & Recommendations

Draft Final Report of The Second Security and Stability Advisory Committee Review (SSAC2)