Newsletter (17 December 2018)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD75, Dubai, UAE, 20-21 February 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (14 December 2018)

■ Reminder: APTLD Membership Satisfaction Survey 2018 Link

Members News

(.CC Verisign)
Internet Grows to 342.4 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Third
Quarter of 2018

The Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief (Q3 2018)

Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in November

(.AU auDA)
From the auDA CEO: 2018 in Review

Why we all need to be aware of phishing

(.NZ InternetNZ)
A safer .nz – finding solutions to abuse handling, illegal activity and free-flowing information

Six research projects receive a helping hand from InternetNZ

Termination of Domain Name Registration Service as a Registrar

VNNIC strengthened partnership with LANIC by holding several workshops on Internet resources management and operation

VNIPv6TF had working meetings with ISPs for greater IPv6 deployment in Viet Nam (13th – 14th November, 2018)

VNNIC and KISA continue to strengthen partnership (November, 2018)

VNNIC published the Report on Viet Nam Internet Resources 2018

Neustar Media Effectiveness Study Reveals Digital Advertising Tops TV in Movie Studio Mix

How Quicker Refreshes of IP Geolocation Data Improve the Customer Experience

Netnod to deploy RPKI in new route server platform

GPS rollover in 2019 poses risks for global time services

Netnod establishes presence at Conapto in Stockholm

Netnod's Q4 Newsletter is out!

.RS domain worth more as of 10th December

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Over 11,000 students participated in Explore the Internet & Govern It! Championship

Internet governance discussed internationally

333 domain names blocked in November

Cooperation is necessary for the further development of the internet

Leonid Levin: Russia is confidently becoming a leader of the internet industry

IDN mail tested and working

Artificial intelligence can prevent some of the threats to DNS

FAITID and Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ sign Memorandum of Cooperation

IP&IT Law wins Runet Prize

ccNSO: founding, development and present functions of the ICANN Country Code Names Supporting Organization. By Patricio Poblete

How to talk about cybersecurity in your organization

Takeaways from ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018

Event Wrap: PacNOG 23

Three reasons why IPv6 is worth the effort

Event Wrap: IGF 2018

Measuring IPv6 traffic with NodeJS and Google Analytics

Security events foster next generation

Event Wrap: ID-IGF

DoH — it’s DNS Jim, but not as we know it!

Event Wrap: ITU PP-18

Event Wrap: PCTA IX Summit

Multi-level MDA-Lite Paris Traceroute

Open Call for Thematic Suggestions for 2019

EU Policy Update – November 2018

.pt celebrates 30 years

.ORG A to Z: Showcasing the Diversity of the .ORG Domain

CENTR working group chairs and vice-chairs meet in Brussels

Jonathon Nevett Named CEO of Public Interest Registry

The Week in Internet News: Huge Data Breach at Hotel Chain

Nominations Now Open for 2019 Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board of Directors

Bilim Bulagy: A Spring of Knowledge in Kyrgyzstan

Join Us to Discuss Attack Response at Internet Scale

A New Voice Joins the Chorus: Welcome to the Colombia Chapter!

The Week in Internet News: Australia Adopts Controversial Encryption Law

The Internet Society Names Rinalia Abdul Rahim as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Implementation

Webinar: Can Consumers Trust Retailers’ Email? Findings from OTA’s Email Marketing & Unsubscribe Audit

ITU releases 2018 global and regional ICT estimates

Access to and use of ICTs keep growing but stronger ICT skills needed to connect people everywhere

Final IGF 2018 Chair's Summary

Paris Cyber Agreement Has Grown to More Than 450 Signatories

DNS Inventor Impressed With Innovative Effort Behind .LUXE TLD to
Integrate DNS With Blockchain

DENIC Wins Domains Award At eco://award 2018 With Data Escrow Service

Europeans Anywhere Able To Register .EU Domains From 2019

Repurposed ccTLDs Showing Higher Levels of Phishing: APWG

.DK Introducing Domain Name Transfer Fee

Exclusive gang of 10 to work on making ICANN the Whois gatekeeper

Governments blast ICANN over Amazon gTLDs

No .web until 2021 after Afilias files ICANN appeal

ICANN attendance soars but “females” stay away

Amazon countries fighting back against .amazon gTLD


Technical Study Group on Access to Non-Public Registration Data Begins Work

NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN65 Is Now Open

IANA Functions Customer Survey Results Available

Work Track 5 on Geographic Names at the Top Level - Supplemental Initial Report of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process

ICANN’s Report on the Five Years of the LAC Strategy Highlight Increased Regional Engagement

ICANN Opportunities to Participate: Reviews

ccNSO Activity Summary November 2018

ccNSO Council Minutes, 24 October

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Supplemental Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)

Initial Report of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team

Policy Status Report: Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP)

Application for New Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Dispute-Resolution Service Provider

Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 4 (MSR-4) for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR)

Work Track 5 on Geographic Names at the Top Level - Supplemental Initial Report of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process