Newsletter (15 July 2019)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD76, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia, 5-6 September 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (12 July 2019)
■ APTLD is an Official Sponsor of APrIGF View
■ APTLD Board Chair's Repsonse to DSPWG Chair's Letter View

■ Survey reminder: Government Relations Link

Social Media Updates:
•  A record-breaking number of APTLD Members' Reps Have Made it to ICANN66: Now that ICANN has unveiled the list of ICANN66 Fellows (Link), we are happy to see that as many as 4 APTLD Members' representatives have been selected: our warmest congrats to Katarine Gevorgyan of .AM, Omer Fadul of .QA, Mohammed Fadul of .MY and Mohit Batra of .IN on their success. See you in Montreal, guys!
•  Do we? - Foreigners mostly speak foreign, ccTLD study finds (Link)
•  Business Continuity Plan and Contingency Plan for ccTLDs (PDF) - LACTLD report
•  DNS and the Internet of Things: Opportunities, Risks, and Challenges (Link)
•  .ee zone file publicly available as of 5 July (Link)
•  ICANN65 Marrakech GAC Communiqué (Link)
•  Game over for IPv4 (Link)
•  100,000th .lu registered (Link)
•  Internet wobble caused by Cloudflare glitch (Link)
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Members News

(.AU auDA)
Events and Community Activities Strategy: Applications Open for Community Event Grants

.au Licensing Rules: Trademarks and Eligibility for .au Domain Names

Updates to Reserved Names List

ABNs and commercial .au domain names

Security in the .au namespace

Celebrating one year since the transition of .au

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign to Report Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Top 10 Trending Keywords in .com and .net Registrations in June 2019

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Christchurch Call - Next steps

DNC newsletter June 2019

Oman Telecom Authority, Omantel and Ericsson showcase future innovations powered by 5G

(.QA Qatar Domain Registry, CRA)
CRA Participates in a Meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

(.WF Afnic)
Afnic Annual Report 2018: "For a trustworthy, inclusive Internet"

.museum, the new alternative for museums on the internet

Computer Services Limited, donates $10,000 to Samoa Sports in Pacific Games 2019

Neustar and Freckle Partner to Provide Marketers with Actionable Privacy-Compliant, First Party Consumer Data

(.ME DoMEn)
Destination Unknown: Be Spontaneous and Travel with srps.ME

When Illustration, Design, and Code Meet: An Enthusiast’s Ace Tips on Growing a Personal Brand

How to Choose a Professional Email for Your Business

Introducing Dropshipping, the Newest Way to Earn Money Online!

Getting Offline to Promote the Online – RNIDS H1 2019 Education Activities

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
.RU anniversary will promote national domain zones

48th registrar accredited in TLD .RU/.РФ

APrIGF 2019 to mark 25th anniversary of TLD .RU

Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ presents support for international email in X.509 certificates

Meeting between Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ and CNNIC representatives

Family IT marathon held at Izmailovo Park

It’s time to consider avoiding IP fragmentation in the DNS

APNIC Foundation reports fund raising successes and major project impacts

NOGs are not just for network operators working for large ISPs

Internet Tools BoF discovers common challenges for network operators

Three policy proposals implemented

Register now for IPv6 deployment workshop, Pakistan

Congratulations to the APNIC 48 Fellows

MyNOG 8: The evolution of registry services

EU Policy Update - June 2019

CENTR publishes its Report on ICANN65

Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance 2018 Cyber Incidents & Breach Trends Report

Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance Reports Cyber Incidents Cost $45B in 2018

Myanmar’s March Towards a Digital Future

Internet Society Asia-Pacific Policy Survey 2019 Now Open: Consolidation in the Internet Economy

Transparency, Fairness, and Respect: The Policy Brief on Responsible Data Handling

The Week in Internet News: Small Routing Error Has Big Consequences

Internet Society Appoints Sarah Armstrong as Executive Director of the Internet Society Foundation

ITU 19th Global Symposium for Regulators turns spotlight on the future of regulation

IBM’s $34B Red Hat Aquisition Makes It the World’s Largest Hybrid Cloud Provider

Mozilla Named "Internet Villain" for Supporting DNS-Over-HTTPS by a UK ISP Association

The .Org Price Caps Removed Under New Agreement With ICANN

.GR Hijacked By Sea Turtles

ICANN Publishes Post-ICANN65 Policy Report

As Afnic Takes On .MUSEUM Registry, Prices Set To Drop

Z.UK In Most Demand As Nominet Releases Over 41,000 Second Level .UK Domains

Facebook’s Libra Announcement Sees Flurry of New Domain Registrations in June

The Week of The Biggest (Reported) Domain Sale of All Time Naturally Tops the Weekly Chart!

Registration Open For ICANN66 in Montréal

Local Languages Dominate Country Code and Geo TLDs: CENTR Study

Cloudflare Outage Causes Grief For Some Of The World’s Biggest Websites For About 30 Minutes

CentralNic Group Acquires Hexonet

ICANN’s new conferencing software has a webcam security bug

ICANN explains how .org pricing decision was made

Zimbabwe wants to rebuild its domain market from scratch

Net 4 India gets brief reprieve from ICANN suspension

China domain smaller than expected

Cloudflare “bug” reveals hundreds of secret domain prices

.org now has no price caps, but “no specific plans” to raise prices

Brand & Domains Event to be Held in Montréal

New Zealand’s ccTLD Opens Consultation on Disputes


ICANN Announces Participants NextGen@ICANN66

GNSO Policy Development Process on IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms Policy Recommendations for ICANN Board Consideration

Third Version of Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone (RZ-LGR-3) Released

Request for Proposal: Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Study 1

Proposed Definition of Name Collisions and Scope of Inquiry for the Name Collisions Analysis Project

Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN66 Fellowship

Call for volunteers: Customer Standing Committee (CSC)

Call for volunteers: ccNSO appointed member of ICANN's NomCom FY 2020

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Process Proposal for Streamlining Organizational Reviews

Study on Technical Use of Root Zone Label Generation Rules

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

Proposed Definition of Name Collisions and Scope of Inquiry for the Name Collisions Analysis Project

GNSO Policy Development Process on IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms Policy Recommendations for ICANN Board Consideration