Newsletter (12 August 2019)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD76, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia, 5-6 September 2019
   ¶ Meeting Website       ¶ Online Registration       ¶ Agenda (9 August 2019)

■ Call for Volunteers    View


■ Social Media Updates:
• The 2019 APIGA has just officially kicked out with an ice-breaking self-introductions blitz and the traditional IP-game delivered by APNIC (Photo)
• Every improvisation should be meticulously developed : ), which is why KISA staff led by Min Jung Park, an APTLD director, and some APIGA faculty met on the spot to see the battlefield and discuss APIGA sessions Flow. (Photo)
• And here it goes again. The usual suspects have arrived in Seoul and were photographed and fingerprinted, 'cause you never know... And APTLD is once again among sponsors (Photo)
• hoster. by invites everyone, so pencil the date for the biggest event of its kind across the former USSR. (Link)
• . LK Domain Registry sponsored the Bestweb. lk contest and an awards ceremony (Photo)
• . MX has just contributed to the National Cybersecurity Day in Mexico (Link)
• Change of leadership at .VU
With Mr. John Alilee having stepped down as the Regulator and the head of the .VU registry, we are bidding farewell to him and thanking him for his contribution to the recent crucial successful developments which resulted in the redelegation of .VU and earning the Ordinary Membership status in APTLD. We welcome Mr. Brian Winji as the new head of .VU, wish him best of luck and look forward to further cooperation with him and his team.
• [Do what must be donе, and do it well. Good job, NIXI!] NIXI pleased to sponsor SANOG 34 (South Asian Network Operators Group) which is starting from today in Kolkata. (Photo)
• We are seeking now brave women and men for the Mission: no perks, no benefits, only hard work, sweat, and suffering: https://www.aptld.org/announ/201907/announ_217.html
• Are you a human? Surely? Show me your ID! H-m-m-m.. OK, mate, enjoy something in a human-friendly format: ICANN Blog-Updated Lookup Tool for Domain Name Registration Data Now Available. But don't you ever try to share it with a robot!
• Check out this fresh ccNSO Newsletter for ICANN65 (the past), ICANN66 (the future) and some interesting stuff in between: Link
• Close to 200K Phishing Domains Discovered in a 5-Month Span, 66% Targetted Consumers, Akamai Reports: http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190731_close_to_200k_phishing_domains_discovered_in_a_5_months/
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Members News


(.AU  auDA)
From the auDA Chair: Update on the Appointment of auDA Directors
https://www.auda.org.au/news/update-on-the-appointment-of-auda-directors/
 
Call for Expressions of Interest: Elected Non-Executive Board Directors
https://www.auda.org.au/news/call-for-expressions-of-interest-elected-non-executive-board-directors/
 
auDA’s CTO: 15 Years Of Keeping .au Secure And Stable
https://www.auda.org.au/news/audas-cto-15-years-of-keeping-au-secure-and-stable/
 
Statement from the auDA Board
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-from-the-auda-board-20190730/
 
Developing an SEO strategy for your .au website
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/developing-seo-strategy-your-au-website
 
Looking into the history and growth of .jp
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/looking-history-and-growth-jp
 
(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
5 Simple Tips to Finding Your Perfect .com Domain Name (Plus 2 Bonus Ones!)
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/5-simple-tips-to-finding-your-perfect-com-domain-name-plus-2-bonus-ones/
 
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
Commercial team grows at InternetNZ
https://internetnz.nz/blog/commercial-team-grows-internetnz
 
5G to hit NZ in time for Christmas
https://internetnz.nz/news/5g-hit-nz-time-christmas
 
New experts join our team - Policy and Security
https://internetnz.nz/blog/new-experts-join-our-team-policy-and-security
 
DNC newsletter July 2019
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1865
 
(.SG  SGNIC)
2019 National Day's "ILOVE.SG" promotion
https://www.sgnic.sg/ilove.html
 
(.VN  VNNIC)
Viet Nam’s IPv6 adoption rate ranked the first place in ASEAN and the fifth in the world
https://www.vnnic.vn/en/about/news/viet-nams-ipv6-adoption-rate-ranked-first-place-asean-and-fifth-world?lang=en
 
(.UZ  UZINFOCOM)
A non-profit organization won the competition between Google and Amazon for domain names .KIDS
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1458 (in Russian)
 
(.ME  DoMEn)
Leveraging the Patreon Platform for Online Creators and Artists (ncase.ME use-case)
https://domain.me/patreon-platform-for-online-creators-and-artists-nicky-case/
 
How to Connect Your Twitter and Facebook Account, and Vice Versa (and Why You Should Reconsider This)
https://domain.me/connect-twitter-facebook-account-reconsider/
 
Making Last-second Vacation Plans? These Companies Can Help You out!
https://domain.me/last-second-vacation-help/
 
(.RU  Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
National Computer Incident Coordination Center (NCICC) becomes new competent organization with Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=21313


Others
 
APrIGF Election Process 2019
https://www.aprigf.asia/news/2019/aprigf-election-2019-election-process-announcement.html
 
Cybersecurity no longer ‘just an IT problem’ in Sri Lanka
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/09/cybersecurity-no-longer-just-an-it-problem-in-sri-lanka/
 
Event Wrap: APAN 48
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/08/event-wrap-apan-48/
 
Event Wrap: PhNOG 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/08/event-wrap-phnog-2019-2/
 
Event Wrap: INNOG 2
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/07/event-wrap-innog-2/
 
Taking bytes out of IPv6
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/07/taking-bytes-out-of-ipv6/
 
Event Wrap: SGNOG 7
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/07/event-wrap-sgnog-7/
 
Event Wrap: IETF 105, Montreal
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/07/event-wrap-ietf-105-montreal/
 
Event Wrap: APISC Annual CERT Workshop
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/06/event-wrap-apisc-annual-cert-workshop/
 
Event Wrap: ITU Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/06/event-wrap-itu-global-symposium-for-regulators-gsr-2019/
 
Event Wrap: CNNIC China Internet Infrastructure Resources Conference
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/06/event-wrap-cnnic-china-internet-infrastructure-resources-conference/
 
Increasing security protocol adoption – your views needed
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/06/increasing-security-protocol-adoption-your-views-needed/
 
Event Wrap: Pacific ICT Days 2019 and VanIGF
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/06/event-wrap-pacific-ict-days-2019-and-vanigf/
 
Event Wrap: 31st Annual FIRST Conference
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/06/event-wrap-31st-annual-first-conference/
 
APNIC Training: January to June 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/05/apnic-training-january-to-june-2019/
 
Sub-regional Resource Update: East Asia
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/08/01/sub-regional-resource-update-east-asia/
 
Lessons learned from the robustness principle
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/07/30/lessons-learned-from-the-robustness-principle/
 
CENTR to hold its Registrar Day on 8 October
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-to-hold-its-registrar-day-on-8-october.html
 
The Week in Internet News: Capital One Breach Affects Over 100 Million
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/08/the-week-in-internet-news-capital-one-breach-affects-over-100-million/
 
The Capital One breach was preventable, experts say. Here’s what to do now.
https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/article/The-Capital-One-breach-was-preventable-experts-14268501.php
 
2019 Indigenous Connectivity Summit Training: Empowering Communities to Create Connections on Their Own Terms
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/08/2019-indigenous-connectivity-summit-training-empowering-communities-to-create-connections-on-their-own-terms/
 
Internet Society Seats New Board Members at Annual General Meeting
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2019/internet-society-seats-new-board-members-at-annual-general-meeting/
 
Asia-Pacific ICT Ministers Focus on Co-Creating the Future of the Internet
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/08/asia-pacific-ict-ministers-focus-on-co-creating-the-future-of-the-internet/
 
The Week in Internet News: The Internet of Things and the Domain Name System
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/07/the-week-in-internet-news-the-internet-of-things-and-the-domain-name-system/
 
Media registration OPENS for the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19)
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-MA13.aspx
 
Huawei Launches Its Own Operating System, Says Its Completely Different From Android and iOS
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190809_huawei_launches_its_own_
operating_system_harmonyos/

 
URS Is a Bad Fit for .ORG, Says EFF
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190806_urs_is_a_bad_fit_for_dot_org_
says_eff/

 
Namecheap Files 'Request for Reconsideration' Against ICANN's Removal of .ORG Price Caps Decision
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190729_namecheap_files_request_for_
reconsideration_against_icann/

 
Public Interest Registry Appoints Laurie Tarpey as Chief Financial Officer
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/08/08/pir-appoints-laurie-tarpey-cfo/
 
On Day CentralNic Completes Hexonet Deal, Announces Another Registrar Acquisition
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/08/08/centralnic-completes-hexonet-another-registrar-acquisition/
 
EURid Gearing Up For 2019 .eu Web Awards
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/08/06/eurid-2019-eu-web-awards/
 
NamesCon 2020 Dates (Slightly) Change For A Day At The Beach
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/07/31/namescon-2020-dates-slightly-change/
 
.ICU and .VIP Join the Million Domain Names Club
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/07/30/icu-and-vip-join-the-million-domain-names-club/
 
ICANN dumps the “Whois” in new Whois tool
http://domainincite.com/24573-icann-dumps-the-whois-in-new-whois-tool
 
AFRINIC Hiring Head Honcho
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/08/08/afrinic-hiring-head-honcho/
 
Radix Report Strong Results

https://www.internetnews.me/2019/08/02/radix-report-strong-results/


ICANN


ICANN65 Fellowship Program Post-Meeting Report and ICANN66 Statements of Interest Are Now Available
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-08-08-en
 
Registration Now Open for 2019 LAC DNS Forum
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-07-31-en
 
(ccNSO)
ccNSO Activity Summary July 2019

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/resources/activity-summary-jul19-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposed Definition of Name Collisions and Scope of Inquiry for the Name Collisions Analysis Project
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-definition-name-collisions-2019-07-02-en
 
GNSO Policy Development Process on IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms Policy Recommendations for ICANN Board Consideration
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/igo-ingo-crp-recommendations-2019-07-11-en