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
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Members News

(.AU auDA)
auDA Nomination Committee appointed

Updates on the Introduction of Second Level Registrations and the New .au Licensing Rules

Statement from the auDA Board

How to change the registrant of your .au domain name

How can SEM enhance your online presence?

English Version of "JP Domain Name Registry Report 2018" Posted

(.NZ InternetNZ)
InternetNZ and Product Development

Domain Name Commission’s Dispute Resolution Review

(.QA Qatar Domain Registry, CRA)
CRA Urges Landlords to Grant Service Providers with Access to their Properties to Deploy Fiber Network

MEGAZONE Corp. to provide .VN domain services as an official .VN Accredited Registrar (25/06/2019)

2019 World Consumer Rights Day Report

(.WF Afnic)
Pierre Bonis, CEO of Afnic, is elected Chair of the ccNSO's Internet Governance Committee (ICANN)

The 9th edition of the annual Day of the Afnic Scientific Council (JCSA) will be held on July 3, 2019

Godefroy Beauvallet is elected Chair of Afnic

Afilias To Acquire .GLOBAL Top Level Domain

IG-Radar: DENIC Presents Specific Internet Governance Information Website

(.ME DoMEn)
Six Things You Can Learn From Boostowski – Spark.ME 2019 StartUp Competition Winner

Indulge Your Senses with Delicious and Healthy Cook.ME Meals

How to Start a Podcast: A Detailed Guide for Absolute Beginners

LearnToCodeWith.ME: A Place Where Coding Is Taught with Passion

Netnod launches new route server platform

Netnod's Q2 Newsletter is out!

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Cyber literacy through the game

Leonid Levin: Do only what society needs

Young IT volunteers take Explore the Internet & Govern It! Quiz

Coordination Center Council examines results of implementing the CC and partner organizations’ projects

Boundary demarcation in virtual space: Separating or uniting?

Digital Test 2019 announces regional results

Trademark checking as a new service for copyright holders

Sub-regional Resource Update: South Asia

Thinking on the edge key to future incident response

IXP and IPv6 deployment workshops at INNOG 2

Why aren’t there more women in tech? A Hong Kong perspective

DDoS tsunami: A Cambodian case study

PacNOG 24: Trust, rumours and routing security

IT asbestos

Register now for Network Security workshop, Macau

TWNOG 3.0: An IXP is not a magic wand

Maldives! Register now for IPv4/IPv6 BGP Routing workshop happening in July

Event Wrap: ICANN DNS Symposium 2019

Event Wrap: OARC 30

Event Wrap: MMIX Peering Forum 2019

Event Wrap: BKNIX Peering Forum and ThaiNOG Day 2019

Network protocols and their use: Where now?

Network protocols and their use: Security and privacy

ISP Essentials workshop, Manila, Philippines

CENTR publishes the sixth article in its 20th Anniversary publication series

When reliable stability turns into standstill

CENTR calls for nominations for its 2019 CENTR Awards

CENTR publishes its Report on RIPE78

CENTR publishes issue paper on DoH

CENTR publishes its Guide to ICANN65

ITU Telecom World 2019 to explore “Innovating together: connectivity that matters”

Asia-Pacific Chapters Advocacy Meeting: Local Actions, Global Goals

Internet access key to protecting threatened Indigenous languages

Announcing – 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

Applications for 2019 Chapterthon Now Open

How Regulation Could Break the Internet: In Conversation with Andrew Sullivan

Online Trust Audit Updates & Translations Now Available

IGF 2019 Theme: One World. One Net. One Vision

Facebook Announces Global Digital Currency, Financial Infrastructure Built on Blockchain Technology

US Launches Cyberattack Against Iran’s Military IT Systems
against_irans_military_it_systems/ Sells for $400,000 In Biggest Reported .AU Sale

ICANN and NASSCOM Collaborate on Internet Innovation Research

New gTLD Registrations Lowest Since October 2018 And Down 4 Million Since April 2017 Peak

ICANN Launching Pilot Childcare Grants Programme for ICANN66

ICANN gives .bj to Jeny

1.8 million UK grandfathers die after Nominet deadline hits

What time is it? For ICANN, even that can be a controversial question

Uniregistry offers dating-inspired buy-now domains

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


ICANN65 Marrakech GAC Communiqué

2019 ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award Honors Kurt Pritz

Draft Final Report of The Second Country Code Names Supporting Organization Review (ccNSO2)

Approved ccNSO Council resolutions – ICANN65 Marrakech 27 June 2019

ccNSO Meeting Satisfaction Survey ICANN65, Marrakech

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Process Proposal for Streamlining Organizational Reviews

Fundamental Bylaws Amendment Proposal – IANA Naming Function Review

Revisions to the ICANN Bylaws re SSAC and RSSAC Leadership

Proposed IANA SLAs for Publishing LGRs/IDN Tables

Draft Final Report of The Second Country Code Names Supporting Organization Review (ccNSO2)

Draft Financial Assumptions & Projections and Operating Initiatives for the development of Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Operating & Financial Plan

Evolving the Governance of the Root Server System