Newsletter (6 May 2019)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD76, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia, 5-6 September 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (3 May 2019)
■ A Dedicated Training for .AF and .UZ kicked off in Tashkent View
■ A Week-Long Capacity Building Completed in Tashkent View


Facebook Posts:
• A week-long capacity building workshop for. AF and. UZ has kicked off in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. APTLD is proud to co-sponsor the exercise together with auDA, Afilias, Gransy, ICANN, .RU, and AE Server and thanks the. UZ team for hosting the event.
Photos and other on-site posts: https://www.facebook.com/pg/aptld/posts/
• Happy 24th anniversary .UZ! APTLD is happy to be a part of the celebration.
• Good read for the industry: https://centr.org/library/library/educational-promotional-material/cctlds-a-recollection-of-the-usage-of-country-code-domain-names-and-their-importance-for-identity-and-culture.html
• .NZ to change its FB face soon- no facelift but a radical revamp, apparently?https://www.facebook.com/InternetNZ/
• Will the challenge be met? http://domainincite.com/24188-governments-demand-whois-reopened-within-a-year
• Just as as reminder, APTLD and the other Regional Organizations have long chosen. ORG.http://domainincite.com/24191-non-profits-worth-2-6-billion-a-year-say-org-price-caps-should-stay
• Bidding farewell to our dear friend Andi Budimansyah, aka "Andi from PANDI", and thanking him for his great support to APTLD, here is to warmly welcome Prof. Yudho Giri Sucahyo, aka " Chudo-Yudo" (which in Russian stands for Wonder Yudo) and to wish him every success in leading the. ID registry to new heights!

For all the posts: https://www.facebook.com/pg/aptld/posts/



Members News


(.AU auDA)
.au Registrar Profile - GoDaddy AU
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/au-registrar-profile-godaddy-au

How a VPN enhances online privacy
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/how-vpn-enhances-online-privacy

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Reports First Quarter 2019 Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cHM6Ly92ZXJpc2
lnbi5uZXdzaHEuYnVzaW5lc3N3aXJlLmNvbS9wcmVzcy1yZWxlYXN
lL3ZlcmlzaWduLXJlcG9ydHMtZmlyc3QtcXVhcnRlci0yMDE5LXJlc3V
sdHM%3D


(.NZ InternetNZ)
How to stop the ‘Christchurch Call’ on social media and terrorism falling flat
https://internetnz.nz/blog/how-stop-christchurch-call-social-media-and-terrorism-falling-flat

Johnny Foreigner and our elections
https://internetnz.nz/blog/johnny-foreigner-and-our-elections

Sue Chetwin announced as chair to review .nz domain name space
https://internetnz.nz/news/sue-chetwin-announced-chair-review-nz-domain-name-space

Can NZ say goodbye to digital divides?
https://internetnz.nz/news/can-nz-say-goodbye-digital-divides

(.QA Qatar Domain Registry, CRA)
CRA Hosts Delegation from GSMA
http://cra.gov.qa/en/news/cra-hosts-delegation-gsma

(.UZ UZINFOCOM)
Uzbekistan hosts international domain industry experts
http://index.uz/2019/04/24/uzbekistan-hosts-international-domain-industry-experts/
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1456

(Neustar)
Neustar Announces Executive Leadership Appointments for Human Resources, Sales, Engineering Operations
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2019/neustar-announces-executive-leadership-appointments-for-human-resources-sales-engineering-operations

Neustar Integrates TiVo TV Viewership Data into Multi-Touch Attribution Models
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2019/neustar-integrates-tivo-tv-viewership-data-into-multi-touch-attribution-models

Neustar Research shows large attacks growing as multi-vector exploits increasingly become the norm
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2019/neustar-research-shows-large-attacks-growing-as-multi-vector-exploits-increasingly-become-the-norm

Neustar Names Gregg Galletta to Lead Data Strategy
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2019/neustar-names-gregg-galletta-to-lead-data-strategy

(Netnod)
Netnod and Internetstiftelsen publish version 1.0 of the definition of Internet Access
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-and-internetstiftelsen-publish-version-1.0-of-the-definition-of-%C2%A0internet-access

(.ME DoMEn)
Master the Art of Simplicity with LiveSimply.ME
https://domain.me/master-the-art-of-simplicity-with-livesimply-me/

How Can Your Domain Name Get Stolen, and What Can You Do to Prevent It?
https://domain.me/domain-name-stolen-what-can-you-do/

GoQR.ME: Take Your Marketing to the Next Level with QR Code Generator
https://domain.me/marketing-qr-code-generator/

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Universal Acceptance Regional Coordination Group of CIS and Eastern Europe to be created
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12976

Surgut students meet Explore Internet & Govern It! Game
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12971

.ДЕТИ domain praised by Russian leadership
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12968

IP&IT Law contest winners receive prizes

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12964



Others
The road to a national CERT in Vanuatu
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/23/the-road-to-a-national-cert-in-vanuatu/

Improving the availability and resilience of the root zone in the DNS
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/24/improving-the-availability-and-resilience-of-the-root-zone-in-the-dns/

Rallying a community to protect core Internet service
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/25/rallying-a-community-to-protect-core-internet-service/

Enabling the next generation of community network builders
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/29/enabling-the-next-generation-of-community-network-builders/

Register now for IPv6 workshop, Beijing
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/29/register-now-for-ipv6-workshop-beijing/

IPv6 workshop happening in Taiwan this May
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/30/ipv6-workshop-happening-in-taiwan-this-may/

Using games to train for incidents
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/02/using-games-to-train-for-incidents/

Simplicity is key to network redesign for LINE
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/03/simplicity-is-key-to-network-redesign-for-line/

Event Wrap: PCTA Convention 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/03/event-wrap-pcta-convention-2019/

Event Wrap: Cyber Security Regional Forum
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/03/event-wrap-cyber-security-regional-forum/

CENTR publishes the fourth article in its 20th Anniversary publication series
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-the-fourth-article-in-its-20th-anniversary-publication-series.html

Spark.me: Blaze the train
https://www.centr.org/news/news/spark-me-blaze-the-train.html

More than 170 countries worldwide get set to promote tech studies to girls and women on ‘Girls in ICT Day’, observed by the United Nations on 25 April 2019
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-PR05.aspx

In Silicon Valley, UN Broadband Commission advocates for new innovative partnerships and business models to expand broadband networks for digital transformation
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-PR06.aspx

Consumers International Summit: Making IoT Privacy and Security a Priority
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/consumers-international-summit-making-iot-privacy-and-security-a-priority/

EQUALS in Tech Awards: Nominations Now Open
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/equals-in-tech-awards-nominations-now-open/

The Week in Internet News: Microsoft Reduces Password Count
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/the-week-in-internet-news-microsoft-reduces-password-count/

The Internet Society Announces New Appointments to the Public Interest Registry Board of Directors
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2019/the-internet-society-announces-new-appointments-to-the-public-interest-registry-board-of-directors/

How the Internet Society’s Privacy Statement Stacks Up
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/05/how-the-internet-societys-privacy-statement-stacks-up/

Britain to Involve Huwawei in Nation's 5G Rollout Amid US Ban
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190425_britain_to_involve_huwawei
_in_nations_5g_rollout_amid_us_ban/


Non-Profit Organizations Send Joint Letter to ICANN Opposing the Removal of .org Price Caps
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190429_non_profit_organizations_
oppose_the_removal_of_dot_org_price_cap/


Hackers in Possession of Over 312K Files, 516GB Financial Data of Some of World's Largest Companies
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190430_hackers_in_possession_of_
over_312k_files_516gb_financial_data/


UK Government Planning on New Laws for IoT Devices Including a Mandatory Security Labelling Scheme
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190501_uk_government_is_planning_
on_new_laws_for_iot_devices/


Vladimir Putin Signs 'Sovereign Internet' Law to Further Tighten Government Control of the Internet
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190501_vladimir_putin_signs_
sovereign_internet_law/


No GDPR Action Against Any Big Tech Firms Since Law Imposed Last Year, Doubts Escalate Over Enforcer
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190502_no_gdpr_action_against_any_
big_tech_firms_a_year_after_law_imposed/


Registration Now Open For ICANN65
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/04/19/registration-now-open-for-icann65/

DDoS Attacks Inflicting Serious Damage To Brands: Neustar
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/04/29/ddos-attacks-inflicting-serious-damage-to-brands-neustar/

Nominet Cybersecurity Technology Helps Drive Haas F1 Team
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/04/30/nominet-cybersecurity-technology-helps-drive-haas-f1-team/

New Rules Announced For .EU, Including EU/EEA Citizens Anywhere Able To Register Domains From October
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/05/01/new-rules-announced-for-eu-including-eu-eea-citizens-anywhere-able-to-register-domains-from-october/

Non-coms say .org price cap should be RAISED
http://domainincite.com/24209-non-coms-say-org-price-cap-should-be-raised

Donuts acquires its 242nd gTLD
http://domainincite.com/24199-donuts-acquires-its-242nd-gtld

These people support scrapping .org price caps
http://domainincite.com/24181-these-people-support-scrapping-org-price-caps

Karklins beats LaHatte to chair ICANN’s Whois privacy team
http://domainincite.com/24169-karklins-beats-lahatte-to-chair-icanns-whois-privacy-team

ICANN to approve new UDRP provider
http://domainincite.com/24167-icann-to-approve-new-udrp-provider

EURid Launch 2019 Web Awards

https://www.internetnews.me/2019/04/30/eurid-launch-2019-web-awards/


ICANN


Alert: Phishing Scam Email From sales@icann.org
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2019-05-02-en

Proposed FY20 Operating Plan and Budget for ICANN Board Adoption Published
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-05-02-en

Process Proposal for Streamlining Organizational Reviews
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-04-30-en

Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone Version 3 (RZ-LGR-3)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2019-04-25-en

Evolving ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-04-25-en

(ccNSO)
Call for volunteers IDN Preliminary Review Team (IDN PRT)
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-29apr19-en.htm

ccNSO Activity Summary April 2019

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/resources/activity-summary-apr19-en.htm



Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposed Renewal of .asia Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/asia-renewal-2019-03-27-en

Proposed Renewal of .biz Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/biz-renewal-2019-04-03-en

Evolving ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/evolving-multistakeholder-model-2019-04-25-en

Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone Version 3 (RZ-LGR-3)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rz-lgr-3-2019-04-25-en

Process Proposal for Streamlining Organizational Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/streamlining-org-reviews-proposal-2019-04-30-en