Newsletter (1 July 2019)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD76, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia, 5-6 September 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (28 June 2019)
■ The APTLD Strategic Plan for 2019-2021 is adopted View
■ APTLD Fellow to APIGA Selected View
■ Fellow to the APTLD Executive Fellowship Selected View
■ Survey reminder: Government Relations Link

■ Registrations data/analysis updated View (Ordinary Members Only)


Social Media Updates:
• Change of leadership at .QA: APTLD welcomes Mrs. Noora Al-Meraizeeq, the new appointed Internet Domain Section head within the CRA, and happy to update the community that our long-standing friend Mr. Omer Mohamed Fadul is to keep his assignment with the .QA registry team.
• VNNIC drives the local tourist market to new heights with new opportunities unlocked by the use of domain names in .VN.
• Wishing TRBR a successful meeting! Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR), 9-12 July 2019
• Change of leadership at .WS: we are saying good-bye to Rita Etuati and thank her for representing the registry at APTLD and welcoming Mr. Tuipoloa Manusamoa Anthony "Tony" Saaga, a newly appointed CEO. We look forward to further collaboration with you, Tony!
• ccNSO received an update from IANA leadership. Check out the text on the screen as it is highly relevant to ccTLDs. Photo
• The ccNSO TLD-OPS Working Group presented a draft incident response playbook that has every chance to become a powerful guide for ccTLDs to address various security challenges. It is hoped that at some point of time the APTLD Members would have a chance to try some drills listed in it. Photo
• This time, ccNSO sessions are very interactive and involve a lot of discussions on ICANN's strategic initiatives and ccNSO's role in their implementation. Photo
• APTLD has made an effort to facilitate a Cino-Russian high-level meeting during ICANN65. Photo
• Rules rule down under: auDA reveals cut-off date for 2LD priority
• Members: APTLD GM provided regular reporting from #ICANN65 - check your mails!
• Slow but steady growth of geoTLDs Link
For all Facebook posts and ICANN65 photos: https://www.facebook.com/pg/aptld/posts/

Our Twitter: https://twitter.com/APTLDnews



Members News


(.AU auDA)
auDA Nomination Committee appointed
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-nomination-committee-appointed/

Updates on the Introduction of Second Level Registrations and the New .au Licensing Rules
https://www.auda.org.au/news/updates-on-the-introduction-of-second-level-registrations-and-the-new-au-licencing-rules/

Statement from the auDA Board
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-from-the-auda-board-2/

How to change the registrant of your .au domain name
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/how-change-registrant-your-au-domain-name

How can SEM enhance your online presence?
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/how-can-sem-enhance-your-online-presence

(.JP JPRS)
English Version of "JP Domain Name Registry Report 2018" Posted
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2019/190620.html

(.NZ InternetNZ)
InternetNZ and Product Development
https://internetnz.nz/blog/internetnz-and-product-development

Domain Name Commission’s Dispute Resolution Review
https://dnc.org.nz/consultation/drs-review

(.QA Qatar Domain Registry, CRA)
CRA Urges Landlords to Grant Service Providers with Access to their Properties to Deploy Fiber Network
https://cra.gov.qa/press-releases/cra-urges-landlords-grant-service-providers-access-their-properties-deploy-fiber-network

(.VN VNNIC)
MEGAZONE Corp. to provide .VN domain services as an official .VN Accredited Registrar (25/06/2019)
https://www.vnnic.vn/en/about/news/megazone-corp-provide-vn-domain-services-official-vn-accredited-registrar-25-06-2019?lang=en

(.VU TRBR)
2019 World Consumer Rights Day Report
https://www.trbr.vu/en/consumer/consumer-rights-day/2019/760-2019-world-consumer-rights-day-report

(.WF Afnic)
Pierre Bonis, CEO of Afnic, is elected Chair of the ccNSO's Internet Governance Committee (ICANN)
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11541/show/pierre-bonis-ceo-of-afnic-is-elected-chair-of-the-ccnso-s-internet-governance-committee-icann-1.html

The 9th edition of the annual Day of the Afnic Scientific Council (JCSA) will be held on July 3, 2019
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11538/show/the-9th-edition-of-the-annual-day-of-the-afnic-scientific-council-jcsa-will-be-held-onjuly-3-2019-1.html

Godefroy Beauvallet is elected Chair of Afnic
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11521/show/godefroy-beauvallet-is-elected-chair-of-afnic.html

(Afilias)
Afilias To Acquire .GLOBAL Top Level Domain
https://afilias.info/news/2019/06/24/afilias-acquire-global-top-level-domain

(.DE DENIC)
IG-Radar: DENIC Presents Specific Internet Governance Information Website
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/ig-radar-denic-startet-informative-webpraesenz-zu-internet-governance/

(.ME DoMEn)
Six Things You Can Learn From Boostowski – Spark.ME 2019 StartUp Competition Winner
https://domain.me/six-things-you-can-learn-from-boostowski-spark-me-2019-startup-competition-winner/

Indulge Your Senses with Delicious and Healthy Cook.ME Meals
https://domain.me/indulge-all-of-your-senses-cook-me-meals/

How to Start a Podcast: A Detailed Guide for Absolute Beginners
https://domain.me/how-to-start-a-podcast-detailed-guide-beginners/

LearnToCodeWith.ME: A Place Where Coding Is Taught with Passion
https://domain.me/learn-to-code-with-me-2019/

(Netnod)
Netnod launches new route server platform
https://www.netnod.se/ix/netnod-launches-new-route-server-platform-

Netnod's Q2 Newsletter is out!
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod%27s-q2-newsletter-is-out%21

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Cyber literacy through the game
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=21145

Leonid Levin: Do only what society needs
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=21141

Young IT volunteers take Explore the Internet & Govern It! Quiz
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=21136

Coordination Center Council examines results of implementing the CC and partner organizations’ projects
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=21137

Boundary demarcation in virtual space: Separating or uniting?
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=21048

Digital Test 2019 announces regional results
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=21049

Trademark checking as a new service for copyright holders

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=21042



Others
Sub-regional Resource Update: South Asia
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/28/sub-regional-resource-update-south-asia/

Thinking on the edge key to future incident response
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/27/thinking-on-the-edge-key-to-future-incident-response/

IXP and IPv6 deployment workshops at INNOG 2
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/27/ixp-and-ipv6-deployment-workshops-at-innog-2/

Why aren’t there more women in tech? A Hong Kong perspective
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/26/why-arent-there-more-women-in-tech-a-hong-kong-perspective/

DDoS tsunami: A Cambodian case study
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/25/ddos-tsunami-a-cambodian-case-study/

PacNOG 24: Trust, rumours and routing security
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/21/pacnog-24-trust-rumours-and-routing-security/

IT asbestos
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/20/it-asbestos/

Register now for Network Security workshop, Macau
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/19/register-now-for-network-security-workshop-macau/

TWNOG 3.0: An IXP is not a magic wand
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/19/twnog-3-0-an-ixp-is-not-a-magic-wand/

Maldives! Register now for IPv4/IPv6 BGP Routing workshop happening in July
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/18/maldives-register-now-for-ipv4-ipv6-bgp-routing-workshop-happening-in-july/

Event Wrap: ICANN DNS Symposium 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/17/event-wrap-icann-dns-symposium-2019/

Event Wrap: OARC 30
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/17/event-wrap-oarc-30/

Event Wrap: MMIX Peering Forum 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/17/event-wrap-mmix-peering-forum-2019/

Event Wrap: BKNIX Peering Forum and ThaiNOG Day 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/17/event-wrap-bknix-peering-forum-and-thainog-day-2019/

Network protocols and their use: Where now?
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/17/network-protocols-and-their-use-where-now/

Network protocols and their use: Security and privacy
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/17/network-protocols-and-their-use-security-and-privacy/

ISP Essentials workshop, Manila, Philippines
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/17/isp-essentials-workshop-manila-philippines/

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

When reliable stability turns into standstill
https://centr.org/news/blog/when-reliable-stability-turns-into-standstill.html

CENTR calls for nominations for its 2019 CENTR Awards
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-calls-for-nominations-for-its-2019-centr-awards.html

CENTR publishes its Report on RIPE78
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-report-on-ripe78.html

CENTR publishes issue paper on DoH
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-issue-paper-on-doh.html

CENTR publishes its Guide to ICANN65
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-guide-to-icann65.html

ITU Telecom World 2019 to explore “Innovating together: connectivity that matters”
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-MA11.aspx

Asia-Pacific Chapters Advocacy Meeting: Local Actions, Global Goals
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/06/asia-pacific-chapters-advocacy-meeting-local-actions-global-goals/

Internet access key to protecting threatened Indigenous languages
https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2019/06/25/internet-access-key-to-protecting-threatened-indigenous-languages.html

Announcing news.internetsociety.org – a way to follow what is published across all Internet Society sites
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/06/announcing-news-internetsociety-org-a-way-to-follow-what-is-published-across-all-internet-society-sites/

The Week in Internet News: AI and IoT Could Lead to Industry 4.0
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/06/the-week-in-internet-news-ai-and-iot-could-lead-to-industry-4-0/

Applications for 2019 Chapterthon Now Open
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/06/applications-for-2019-chapterthon-now-open/

How Regulation Could Break the Internet: In Conversation with Andrew Sullivan
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/06/how-regulation-could-break-the-internet-in-conversation-with-andrew-sullivan/

Online Trust Audit Updates & Translations Now Available
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/06/online-trust-audit-updates-translations-now-available/

IGF 2019 Theme: One World. One Net. One Vision
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2019

Facebook Announces Global Digital Currency, Financial Infrastructure Built on Blockchain Technology
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190618_facebook_announces_global_
digital_currency_libra_on_blockchain/


US Launches Cyberattack Against Iran’s Military IT Systems
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190625_us_launches_cyberattack_
against_irans_military_it_systems/


Money.com.au Sells for $400,000 In Biggest Reported .AU Sale
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/06/28/money-com-au-400000-biggest-au-sale/

ICANN and NASSCOM Collaborate on Internet Innovation Research
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/06/23/icann-and-nasscom-collaborate-on-internet-innovation-research/

New gTLD Registrations Lowest Since October 2018 And Down 4 Million Since April 2017 Peak
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/06/18/new-gtld-registrations-lowest-since-october-2018-and-down-5-million-since-april-2017-peak/

ICANN Launching Pilot Childcare Grants Programme for ICANN66
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/06/18/icann-launching-pilot-childcare-grants-programme-for-icann66/

ICANN gives .bj to Jeny
http://domainincite.com/24443-icann-gives-bj-to-jeny

1.8 million UK grandfathers die after Nominet deadline hits
http://domainincite.com/24441-1-8-million-uk-grandfathers-die-after-nominet-deadline-hits

What time is it? For ICANN, even that can be a controversial question
http://domainincite.com/24428-what-time-is-it-for-icann-even-that-can-be-a-controversial-question

Uniregistry offers dating-inspired buy-now domains
http://domainincite.com/24414-uniregistry-offers-dating-inspired-buy-now-domains

New Zealand’s ccTLD Taking on DomainTools in Court – Video

https://www.internetnews.me/2019/06/12/new-zealands-cctld-taking-on-domaintools-in-court-video/


ICANN


ICANN65 Marrakech GAC Communiqué
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-06-27-en

2019 ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award Honors Kurt Pritz
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-06-24-en

Draft Final Report of The Second Country Code Names Supporting Organization Review (ccNSO2)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-06-17-en

(ccNSO)
Approved ccNSO Council resolutions – ICANN65 Marrakech 27 June 2019
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-council-26jun19-en.pdf

ccNSO Meeting Satisfaction Survey ICANN65, Marrakech

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-26jun19-en.htm



Current ICANN Public Consultations

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

Fundamental Bylaws Amendment Proposal – IANA Naming Function Review
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/bylaws-amend-iana-naming-function-2019-06-10-en

Revisions to the ICANN Bylaws re SSAC and RSSAC Leadership
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/bylaws-revisions-ssac-rssac-leadership-2019-06-10-en

Proposed IANA SLAs for Publishing LGRs/IDN Tables
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-iana-sla-lgr-idn-tables-2019-06-10-en

Draft Final Report of The Second Country Code Names Supporting Organization Review (ccNSO2)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-final-report-ccnso2-2019-06-17-en

Draft Financial Assumptions & Projections and Operating Initiatives for the development of Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Operating & Financial Plan
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-financial-projections-fy2021-2025-2019-06-14-en

Evolving the Governance of the Root Server System
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rss-governance-2019-05-23-en