Newsletter (31 December 2018)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD75, Dubai, UAE, 20-21 February 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (24 December 2018)
■ APTLD Has a New Member Link
■ APTLD Fellow to ICANN64 Selected Link

■ Reminder: APTLD Membership Satisfaction Survey 2018 Link



Members News


(.AU auDA)
Statement From Policy Review Panel Chair John Swinson
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-from-policy-review-panel-chair-john-swinson/

5 things you can do to your website to prepare for 2019
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/5-things-you-can-do-your-website-prepare-2019

Top Blog Posts of 2018
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/top-blog-posts-2018

(.NZ InternetNZ)
The Internet: change gonna come
https://internetnz.nz/blog/internet-change-gonna-come

99.8% of New Zealanders set to access the Internet
https://internetnz.nz/news/998-new-zealanders-set-access-internet

DNC Newsletter December 2018
https://www.dnc.org.nz/index.php/the-commission/news/1776

(.QA Qatar Domain Registry, CRA)
CRA Issues Guidelines to IPv6 Transition in Collaboration with Qatari Universities Leading in the ICT Field
http://cra.gov.qa/en/news/cra-issues-guidelines-ipv6-transition-collaboration-qatari-universities-leading-ict-field

(.UZ UZINFOCOM)
The number of domains in the domain zone .UZ reached 65000
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1452

(.VN VNNIC)
VNNIC collaborated with JPNIC to hold a RPKI seminar in Hanoi city
https://www.vnnic.vn/en/about/news/vnnic-collaborated-jpnic-hold-rpki-seminar-hanoi-city-12th-december-2018?lang=en

(.WS Afnic)
Afnic via Réussir avec le Web portrays the online presence of French VSEs / SME...
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11271/show/afnic-via-reussir-avec-le-web-portrays-the-online-presence-of-french-vses-smes.html

(.MX Registry.MX)
Registry .MX notifies the customer support schedule for December 2018
https://www.registry.mx/jsf/news_list/search/info.jsf?Id=1727&type=1

(Netnod)
Netnod expands presence in Norway with Bulk Infrastructure AS’s data center
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-expands-presence-in-norway-with-bulk-infrastructure-as%E2%80%99s-data-center

Netnod and SUNET deliver report to PTS on crisis-proof information distribution system
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-and-sunet-deliver-report-to-pts-on-crisis-proof-information-distribution-system

The Netnod team wishes you a joyful and relaxing holiday season together with family and friends!
https://www.netnod.se/news/the-netnod-team-wishes-you-a-joyful-and-relaxing-holiday-season-together-with-family-and-friends

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Coordination Center experts speaking in 11 Russian cities
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12770

Domain names stop list update
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12768

The Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ to help develop non-profit sector
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12769

Positive Content identifies most positive Runet projects in 2018
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12766

Delicious New Year miracle
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12767

Internet development in a digital economy
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12776

47th .RU and .РФ registrar accredited

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12777



Other
APrIGF Vladivostok 2019
https://aprigf.ru/

APrIGF 2019 Fellowship Applications now Open!
https://www.aprigf.asia/news/2019/aprigf-vladivostok-2019-fellowship-application.html

Upcoming Internet, Domain, Hosting, Startup and Tech Industry Events
https://mynext.events/

Purpose and Scope of Activities – ccNSO Emoji Study Group
https://ccnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/field-attached/emoji-sld-purpose-scope-activities-26feb18-en.pdf

Three of the best: Long reads
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/27/three-of-the-best-long-reads/

Three of the best: Guest Posts
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/24/three-of-the-best-guest-posts-3/

Event Wrap: AFRINIC 29
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/21/event-wrap-afrinic-29/

Event Wrap: Internet Conference 2018 and Internet Week 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/21/event-wrap-internet-conference-2018-and-internet-week-2018/

Event Wrap: WIC 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/21/event-wrap-wic-2018/

Event Wrap: APT PRFP-11, Samoa
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/21/event-wrap-apt-prfp-11-samoa/

Event Wrap: 31st TWNC IP OPM and TWNOG
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/20/event-wrap-31st-twnc-ip-opm-and-twnog/

Event Wrap: IETF 103
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/20/event-wrap-ietf-103/

Event Wrap: npNOG 4
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/20/event-wrap-npnog-4/

EC Response to 2018 APNIC Survey published
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/20/ec-response-to-2018-apnic-survey-published/

Takeaways from ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/17/takeaways-from-itu-plenipotentiary-conference-2018/

CENTR publishes its Report on IETF103
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-report-on-ietf103.html

Creating Networks – Youth and Internet Governance
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/12/creating-networks-youth-and-internet-governance/

The Week in Internet News: India Rethinks Frequent Internet Shutdowns
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/12/the-week-in-internet-news-india-rethinks-frequent-internet-shutdowns/

DNS Security & Privacy discussed at e-AGE18
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/12/dns-security-privacy-discussed-at-e-age18/

We Cannot Shape the Internet’s Future Without the Voices of Youth
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/12/fellows-impressions-of-the-igf-and-the-youthigf-program/

In Khartoum, A DNSSEC Deployathon
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/12/in-khartoum-a-dnssec-deployathon/

DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) Support in Mozilla Firefox
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/12/dns-privacy-support-in-mozilla-firefox/

IGF 2019 First Open Consultations and MAG Meeting Registration
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2019-first-open-consultations-and-mag-meeting%E2%80%8B-registration

IGF 2019 Call For Issues
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2019-call-for-issues

The New gTLD Market Will Improve Very Slightly Over the Next Year or
So, ICANN Predicts
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181219_new_gtld_market_will_improve
_very_slightly_over_the_next_year/


2019 Will Be the Year of New gTLDs, Wired Predicts
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181220_2019_will_be_the_year_of_new
_gtlds_wired_predicts/


Last Week For Comments on Proposed ICANN GDPR-Compliant Whois Policy
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/12/17/last-week-for-comments-on-proposed-icann-gdpr-compliant-whois-policy/

.RS Adds 13 Languages
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/12/19/rs-adds-13-languages/

German Court Rules Domain Registrars Liable For Some Pirate Site Infringements
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/12/24/german-court-rules-domain-registrars-liable-for-some-pirate-site-infringements/

Now even parked domains will have GDPR notices

http://domainincite.com/23772-now-even-parked-domains-will-have-gdpr-notices


ICANN


First Consultation on a 2-Year Planning Process
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-12-21-en

Members Announced for the Third Review of ICANN's Accountability and Transparency (ATRT3)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-12-20-en

ICANN Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021 – 2025
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-12-20-en

Deadline Extended: ccNSO Review Survey Available for Community Input
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-12-19-en

Proposed Changes to The Registrar Stakeholder Group (RrSG) Charter
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-12-18-en

Updated Operating Standards for Specific Reviews
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2018-12-17-en

ICANN Draft FY20 Operating Plan and Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-12-17-en

Nomination Period Opens For ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award | Award Targeted for ICANN65 | Nominations Close 22 March 2019

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-12-17-en



Current ICANN Public Consultations

Application for New Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Dispute-Resolution Service Provider
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/udrp-provider-2018-11-16-en

Policy Status Report: Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/irtp-status-2018-11-14-en

Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 4 (MSR-4) for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/msr-4-2018-11-26-en

Work Track 5 on Geographic Names at the Top Level - Supplemental Initial Report of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/geo-names-wt5-initial-2018-12-05-en

Proposed Changes to The Registrar Stakeholder Group (RrSG) Charter
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rrsg-charter-2018-12-18-en

ICANN Draft FY20 Operating Plan and Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fy20-budget-2018-12-17-en

Updated Operating Standards for Specific Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/reviews-standards-2018-12-17-en

ICANN Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021 – 2025
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/strategic-plan-2018-12-20-en

First Consultation on a 2-Year Planning Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/two-year-planning-2018-12-21-en