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Newsletter (22 May 2017)

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Members News


(.AU auDA)
auDA Release New Code of Conduct As Transparency
Questions Continue
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/15/auda-code-conduct-
transparency-questions-continue/

 
(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in April
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords
-com-net-registrations-april/

 
(.NZ InternetNZ)
Celebrating a boost to New Zealand cybersecurity
https://internetnz.nz/news/celebrating-boost-new-zealand-cybersecurity
 
WannaCry provides important lessons for cyber security
https://internetnz.nz/news/wannacry-provides-important-lessons-
cyber-security

 
Kiwis get better bang for buck with Internet and mobile services
https://internetnz.nz/news/kiwis-get-better-bang-buck-internet-
and-mobile-services

 
Connecting rural New Zealand to the wireless technology future
https://internetnz.nz/blog/connecting-rural-new-zealand-wireless
-technology-future

 
(.TH THNIC)
.TH Opens Second Level Registrations, But It Doesn’t Come Cheap!
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/19/th-opens-second-level-
registrations/

 
(.VN VNNIC)
VNNIC and ICANN cohost the media briefing on IDN
https://vnnic.vn/en/about/news/vnnic-and-icann-cohost-media
-briefing-idn-03-05-2017?lang=en

 
Viet Nam IPv6 Day 2017
https://vnnic.vn/en/about/news/viet-nam-ipv6-day-2017-5-5-2017?lang=en
 
(AFNIC)
Afnic gives more details concerning the recruitment of its CEO
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/10498/show/
afnic-gives-more-details-concerning-the-recruitment-of-its-ceo-1.html

 
Afnic Forum 2017: a not-to-be-missed event for the online presence
of SOHOs and SMEs
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/10479
/show/afnic-forum-2017-a-not-to-be-missed-event-for-the-online
-presence-of-sohos-and-smes.html

 
(Neustar)
Neustar International Security Council Launches to Deliver
Range of Customer Benefits
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/nisc
 
Neustar Names Kathleen Dundas as Vice President of
Global Agency Partnerships
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-
releases/2017/kathleendundas

 
(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Money raised from increased domain name registration costs
will go toward development projects
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11552
 
Happy birthday .РФ domain!
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11548
 
(ISOC .AM)
Radio Menq project selected for WSIS Prize
https://www.isoc.am/
 
The First Armenian School on Internet Governance

http://armsig.am/


Others

2017 CENTR Board of Directors offsite conclusions
https://www.centr.org/news/news/2017-centr-board-of-directors-offsite-
conclusions.html

 
Developing security skills at UMS, Malaysia
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/19/developing-security-skills-ums-malaysia/
 
AfSIG 2017 – towards a better Internet in Afghanistan
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/18/afsig-2017-towards-better-internet-
afghanistan/

 
Students the real winners at inaugural Afghanistan School on Internet
Governance
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/18/students-real-winners-inaugural-
afghanistan-school-internet-governance/

 
Event Wrap: IDNIC OPM, Denpasar
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/18/event-wrap-idnic-opm-denpasar/
 
PacIGF begins today
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/17/pacigf-begins-today/
 
Register for our workshop in Kiribati this August
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/05/16/register-kiribati-workshop-august/
 
WSIS Prizes 2017: World’s top ‘ICT for Development’ initiatives announced
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR20.aspx
 
It’s Up To Each Of Us: Why I WannaCry For Collaboration
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2017/05/its-each-us
-why-i-wannacry-collaboration

 
Hidden in Plain Sight: FCC Chairman Pai’s Strategy to Consolidate the
U.S. Wireless Marketplace
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170519_hidden_in_plain_sight_
fcc_chair_pai_consolidate_wireless_market/

 
The 2-Character Answer to this GAC Advice Should be “No”
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170516_the_2_character_answer_
to_this_gac_advice_should_be_no/

 
How Aruba is Using Racing Sponsorship to Make Itself a Premium Brand
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170515_aruba_using_racing_
sponsorship_to_make_itself_premium_brand/

 
Why Not Connect Cuba’s Gaspar Social Streetnet to the Internet?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170513_why_not_connect_cuba_
gaspar_social_streetnet_to_internet/

 
8 Reasons Why Cybersecurity Strategy and Business Operations are
Inseparable
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170513_why_cybersecurity_
and_business_operations_are_inseparable/

 
IETF Overview and Special-Use Domain Names Problem Statement
https://www.ietf.org/tao.html
 
China and US Dominate Short .COM Domain Buys, But Differences In
Preferences Finds Liquid Domains Report
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/11/china-us-dominate-short-
com-domain-buys/

 
Former Afnic CEO Reveals New Job With French Government
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/12/former-afnic-ceo-reveals-

new-job-with-french-government/


ICANN


ICANN Registration System Email Validation
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-19-en
 
ICANN Supports the Africa Internet Summit as Part of Its Regional Outreach Efforts
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-05-18-en
 
Call for Volunteers as Trusted Community Representatives
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-18-en
 
ICANN FY16 Form 990 Announcement
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2017-05-15-en
 
NextGen@ICANN Program Opens Application Round for ICANN60
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-05-15-en
 
The Latin Script Community Forms the Generation Panel for Developing the Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-15-en
 
LAC DNS Marketplace Study – Now Available in Spanish and Portuguese!
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-11-en
 
The Fourth Middle East Domain Name System (DNS) Forum to Take Place in Cairo, Egypt
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-05-10-en
 
Call for volunteers: 1 ccNSO appointed member to the CCWG new gTLD Auction Proceeds
https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-09may17-en.htm
 
ccNSO: Agenda – May Council Meeting

https://ccnso.icann.org/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-18may17-en.pdf


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations for New gTLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cct-rt-draft-report-2017-03-07-en
 
GNSO Community Comment 2 (CC2) on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cc2-new-gtld-subsequent-procedures-2017-03-22-en
 
Recommendations to Improve SO/AC Accountability
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/soac-accountability-2017-04-14-en
 
Proposed Renewal of .NET Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/net-renewal-2017-04-20-en
 
Draft Framework of Interpretation for Human Rights
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/foi-hr-2017-05-05-en
 
Revised ICANN Procedure for Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Law: Process and Next Steps
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/whois-privacy-law-2017-05-03-en
 
Release of Country and Territory Names within the .PIONEER, .FUJITSU, .OBI, .SHARP, .TOYOTA, and .LEXUS TLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ctn-release-tlds-2017-05-08-en
 
Proposed Implementation of GNSO Consensus Policy Recommendations for the Protection of IGO&INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/igo-ingo-protection-2017-05-17-en

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