Newsletter (5 November 2018)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD75, Dubai, UAE, 20-21 February 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (3 November 2018)
■ Letter to APTLD from Government of Uzbekistan View
■ ITU - APTLD TA Project for the .MV Registry Completed View
■ Webinar on DPO and GDPR for APTLD View

■ Survey: Whois status and impacts from GDPR Link



Members News


(.AU auDA)
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
https://www.auda.org.au/news/notice-of-annual-general-meeting/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cHM6Ly92ZX
Jpc2lnbi5uZXdzaHEuYnVzaW5lc3N3aXJlLmNvbS9wcmVzcy1yZ
WxlYXNlL3ZlcmlzaWduLXJlcG9ydHMtdGhpcmQtcXVhcnRlci0yMD
E4LXJlc3VsdHM%3D


How much could businesses and consumers save if the benefit of .com price caps were passed along to consumers?
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/how-much-could-businesses-and-consumers-save-if-the-benefit-of-com-price-caps-were-passed-along-to-consumers/

(.LK LK Domain Registry)
INFOTEL 2018 exhibition at BMICH
http://www.nic.lk/index.php/home/news-events/item/56-infotel-2018-exhibition-at-bmich

(.NZ InternetNZ)
.nz Framework Policy Review 2018
https://internetnz.nz/blog/nz-framework-policy-review-2018

An update from the ITU's Plenipotentiary Conference
https://internetnz.nz/blog/update-itus-plenipotentiary-conference

DNC Newsletter October 2018
https://www.dnc.org.nz/index.php/the-commission/news/1745

Projects Community Grants Round is Open
https://internetnz.nz/community-grants

(.VN VNNIC)
VNNIC deployed online registration system for “.VN” domain name
https://www.vnnic.vn/node/1906?lang=en

VNNIC triển khai chương trình hợp tác đào tạo cho Trung tâm Internet Lào (LANIC)
https://vnnic.vn/tintuc/vnnic-triển-khai-chương-trình-hợp-tác-đào-tạo-cho-trung-tâm-internet-lào-lanic

(Neustar)
Eighty two percent of security professionals fear artificial intelligence attacks against their organization
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/NISCOctober?opt-out=false

Neustar to Acquire Verisign's Security Services Customer Contracts
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/VerisignSecurityServices?opt-out=false

New Study Reveals Brands with Advanced Analytics Cultures Averaged an Over Nine Percent Increase in Marketing ROI
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/AnalyticsCulture?opt-out=false

Neustar and the ANA Announce Winners of the 2018 Genius Awards in Advanced Marketing Analytics
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/GeniusAwardsWinnersANA?opt-out=false

Forrester Study: Brands With Advanced Analytics Culture Report Better Business Results | Neustar
https://www.marketing.neustar/blog/forrester-report-brands-with-advanced-analytics-culture-report-better-business-results?opt-out=false&_ga=2.113593095.126416333.1541387593-1752323345.1538985587

(Netnod)
Netnod is recruiting an SRE to our Stockholm office
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-is-recruiting-an-sre-to-our-stockholm-office

Q&A with Netnod’s Technical Director on the ITU Plenipotentiary 2018
https://www.netnod.se/news/qa-with-netnods-technical-director-on-the-itu-plenipotentiary-2018

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
ICANN63 kicks off in Barcelona
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12653

Twenty years on: Mission possible
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12662

ICANN63 focuses on security, new gTLDs, IDN E-mail software
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12666

Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ cancels rule prohibiting simultaneous replacement of registrar and domain name administrator
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12674

New information system facilitates interactions between registrars and competent organizations

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12672



Other
VanIGF Video: Straight from Vanuatu and supported by TRR, an APTLD member
https://www.facebook.com/1379397155523727/videos/173756383561798/

U.S. Government follows up on “cooling off period” idea for ICANN employees
https://domainnamewire.com/2018/10/29/u-s-government-follows-up-on-
cooling-off-period-idea-for-icann-employees/?fbclid=IwAR0NyAJHjrXSsZ
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Country Code Domains – DNW Podcast #208
https://domainnamewire.com/tag/usmca/

Kobe, the host city of ICANN64, as presented at ICANN63
https://www.facebook.com/aptld/videos/2012184295535949/

Why emojis should not be used in domain names, by Patrik Fältström
https://lactld.org/en/novedades/why-emojis-should-not-be-used-domain-names-patrik-faltstrom

Just Dropped .RS Domain Names with Backlinks
https://www.dooot.com/dropped-domains/

Event Wrap: LACNIC 30 and LACNOG 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/01/event-wrap-lacnic-30-and-lacnog-2018/

Women in ICT: Supporting more women into senior positions in the Pacific
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/01/women-in-ict-supporting-more-women-into-senior-positions-in-the-pacific/

Event Wrap: HKNOG 6.1
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/10/31/event-wrap-hknog-6-1/

ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 begins
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/10/30/itu-plenipotentiary-conference-2018-begins/

Event Wrap: TAF Cybersecurity Workshop
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/10/29/event-wrap-taf-cybersecurity-workshop/

New IX on the block launches in Malaysia
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/10/26/new-ix-on-the-block-launches-in-malaysia/

DNS-OARC 29: Diving into the DNS
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/10/23/dns-oarc-29-diving-into-the-dns/

CENTR publishes its Report on ICANN63
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-report-on-icann63.html

The CENTR Marketing Working Group meets for a day and a half in Warsaw
https://www.centr.org/news/news/the-centr-marketing-working-group-meets-for-a-day-and-a-half-in-warsaw.html

IETF 103, Day 1: IPv6, TLS, DNS Privacy & Other Crypto
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/ietf-103-day-1/

pkSIG 2018: A Fellow’s Perspective
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/pksig-2018-a-fellows-perspective/

Rough Guide to IETF 103: DNSSEC, DNS Security and DNS Privacy
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/rough-guide-to-ietf-103-dnssec-dns-security-and-privacy/

The Internet Society’s Hot Topics at IETF 103
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/isocs-hot-topics-at-ietf-103/

Nominations Now Open for 2019 Internet Society Board of Trustees Election
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/10/nominations-now-open-for-2019-isoc-board-of-trustees-election/

Rough Guide to IETF 103
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/10/rough-guide-to-ietf-103/

Elections completed for all top five management positions at ITU
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-PR37.aspx

ITU Plenipotentiary Conference brings more than 2500 ICT decision-makers together from around the world to ‘work as one’ to advance power of ‘Tech for Good’
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-PR33.aspx

Easy Access to ICANN, IP Address Data Beats Info on Encrypted Data,
Says Telstra Cybersecurity Head
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181023_easy_access_to_icann_ip_
address_data_beats_info_on_encrypted_data/


NTIA Chief Suggests “Cooling Off Periods” for ICANN Staff Before
Moving On to Outside Jobs
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181023_ntia_chief_suggests_cooling_
off_periods_for_icann_staff/


Amazon Gets the Green Light for .Amazon TLD Following Intense
Negotiations Involving South America
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181025_icann_gives_the_green_signal
_on_dot_amazon_tld_for_company/


U.S. Government Extends Its Cooperative Agreement With Verisign,
Green Lights .Com Price Increase
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181101_us_government_extends_its
_cooperative_agreement_with_verisign/


CIRA Adds .CL and .SG As Clients of Their D-Zone Anycast DNS Service
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/23/cira-cl-sg-clients-d-zone-anycast-dns-service/

Cybersecurity and Fake News to Dominate List of Concerns at Internet Governance Forum
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/25/cybersecurity-fake-news-concerns-internet-governance-forum/

APWG and M3AAWG Survey Finds ICANN’s GDPR Response Impeding Cyber Investigations
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/25/apwg-m3aawg-survey-icann-gdpr-cyber-investigations/

Neustar Acquires Verisign’s Security Services Customer Contracts
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/10/26/neustar-verisign-security-services-customer-contracts/

Trump Administration Abandons Obama-Era Price Controls in Verisign’s .COM Registry Agreement
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/11/02/trump-abandons-obama-price-controls-verisign-com-registry-agreement/

US not happy with Donuts hiring Atallah
http://domainincite.com/23620-us-not-happy-with-donuts-hiring-atallah

Amazon offered $5 million of free Kindles for .amazon gTLD
http://domainincite.com/23624-amazon-offered-5-million-of-free-kindles-for-amazon-gtld

This is how AppDetex works
http://domainincite.com/23629-this-is-how-appdetex-works

Kirikos lawyers up after ICANN etiquette fight

http://domainincite.com/23633-kirikos-lawyers-up-after-icann-etiquette-fight


ICANN


ICANN63 Barcelona GAC Communiqué
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-10-25-en

Supplemental Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-10-30-en

ICANN Recognizes Community Leaders
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-10-25-en

(ccNSO)
Call for Volunteers: ccNSO Meetings Programme Committee (MPC)
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-02nov18-en.htm

Call for Volunteers: ccNSO Guidelines Review Committee (GRC)
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-02nov18-en.htm

.TD Joins as Newest Member of the ccNSO
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-24oct18-en.htm

ccNSO Meeting Satisfaction Survey ICANN63, Barcelona

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-24oct18-en.htm



Current ICANN Public Consultations

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

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

Initial Report of the New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross-Community Working Group
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-auction-proceeds-initial-2018-10-08-en

Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT) Final Report & Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cct-final-recs-2018-10-08-en

Draft Final Report of The Second Security and Stability Advisory Committee Review (SSAC2)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ssac-review-final-2018-10-15-en

Supplemental Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-subsequent-procedures-supp-initial-2018-10-30-en