about
Home / About / Newsletters / Newsletter (10 April 2017)

Newsletter (10 April 2017)

< back to list

Recent Updates:
Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD72, Tbilisi, Georgia, 14-15 September 2017
Meeting WebsiteLatest Agenda (6 Apr 2017)   ¶ Fellowship Application

APTLD Fellows to APSIG-2017 Selected  ¶ Announcement


Members News


(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign to Report First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3Zlcmlza
WduLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVh
c2UvdmVyaXNpZ24tcmVwb3J0LWZpcnN0LXF1YXJ0ZXItMjAxNy1ma
W5hbmNpYWwtcmVzdWx0cw%3D%3D

(.NZ InternetNZ)
The Intelligence and Security Act 2017
https://internetnz.nz/blog/intelligence-and-security-act-2017

A Kiwi at OpenCon 2016
https://internetnz.nz/blog/kiwi-opencon-2016

Emergencies and the Internet
https://internetnz.nz/blog/emergencies-and-internet

(.TH THNIC)
BGP Peering Workshop, 17-20 May 2017
http://www.thnic.or.th/bgp-peering-workshop-2017/

(Afilias)
5 Afilias Top Level Domains Now Licensed for Sale in China
https://afilias.info/news/2017/04/06/5-afilias-top-level-domains-now-licensed-sale-china

(.DE DENIC eG)
DENIC Starts Official Operation as Data Escrow Provider for ICANN-
Accredited Registrars
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/press-releases/article/denic-
starts-official-operation-as-data-escrow-provider-for-icann-
accredited-registrars/

DENIC Domain Statistics 2016: The Regional Distribution of .de
Domains in Germany
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/press-releases/article/denic-
domain-statistics-2016-the-regional-distribution-of-de-domains-
in-germany/

(Neustar)
Neustar and Google Partner to Help Brands More Accurately
Measure the Impact of Their Marketing
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases
/2017/googlemmm

Massive DDoS Attack On U.S. College Throws IoT Security Into The
Spotlight — Again
http://service.meltwaternews.com/mnews
/redirect.html?docId=5708852803&userId=299738&cId=80160&
pId=10&agentId=5128541&type=1&s=808&url=http%3A%2F
%2Fwww.crn.com%2Fnews%2Finternet-
of-things%2F300084446%2Fmassive-ddos-attack-on-u-s-college-
throws-iot-security-into-the-spotlight-again.htm

(Netnod)
New Netnod Optical IX service set to revolutionise peering in the Nordics
https://www.netnod.se/regular-page/new-netnod-optical-ix-service-set-revolutionise-peering-nordics

(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Innopolis to host 8th Russian Internet Governance Forum

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11430


Others

Using .com registration trends to discover keyword-rich domain names
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/using-february-
com-registration-trends-discover-keyword-rich-domain-names/

Leadership Reorganisation Amplifies Internal Structure to Enhance
the Registry’s Impact
http://pir.org/leadership-reorganisation-amplifies-internal-structure-
to-enhance-the-registrys-impact/

Internet Day 2017 – Internet – Data! Algorithms! Paradise?
https://www.internet.ee/news/internet-day-2017-internet-
data-algorithms-paradise

APNIC Academy launches
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/07/apnic-academy-launches/

Network Security & IRM workshop, Solomon Islands
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/07/network-security-irm-workshop-
solomon-islands/

Event Wrap: IGFA 2017, Kabul, Afghanistan
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/04/04/event-wrap-igfa-2017-kabul-
afghanistan/

IETF 98 Chicago: Is there a role for the RIRs in IPAM?
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/31/ietf-98-chicago-role-rirs-ipam/

IGF 2017 Call for Open Forums
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-call-for-
open-forums

IGF 2017 Call for Workshop Proposals
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-call-for-
workshop-proposals

ITU accelerates study of smart-city data management
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR13.aspx

OTA and ISOC Combine Resources to Enhance Online Trust,
Security and Privacy
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/ota-and-isoc-combine-
resources-enhance-online-trust-security-and-privacy

The Internet Society Announces New Senior Director of
Partnerships and Development
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-society-announces-
new-senior-director-partnerships-and-development

Encryption and Securing Our Digital Economy
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20170407_encryption_and_securing_our_digital_economy/

Kelly’s Case Updated: A Need for Further DNS Registrar Industry
(Self-) Regulation
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170405_kellys_case_need_for_
further_dns_registrar_industry_selfregulation/

The IETF’s Job Is Complete – Should It Now Scale Up, Down or Out?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170331_ietf_job_is_complete_should_
it_now_scale_up_down_or_out/

WikiLeaks Releases CIA Documents on Grasshopper Framework
for Building Customized Malware Payloads
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170407_wikileaks_releases_cia_

documents_on_grasshopper_framework/


ICANN


Fifteen Candidates Have Been Selected for NextGen@ICANN59
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-07-en

ICANN Publishes Its First LAC Strategy Trifold
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-s-latin-american-
and-caribbean-lac-team-launches-a-new-regional-strategy-resource

ICANN Releases Results of ICANN58 Survey
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-04-03-en

Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS (SSR2) Review
Team Announces Leadership
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-30-en

ICANN60 Fellowship Application Round Now Open
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-03-29-en

Join our webinar on Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer
Choice Review Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-29-en

ICANN Clarifies its Position in Response to Purported Threats
Posed by Children-Related New gTLDs
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-clarifies-its-position-
in-response-to-purported-threats-posed-by-children-related-
new-gtlds

ICANN’s Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Team Launches a
New Regional Strategy Resource
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-s-latin-american-
and-caribbean-lac-team-launches-a-new-regional-strategy-resource

ccNSO | Agenda – April Council Meeting
https://ccnso.icann.org/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-
13apr17-en.pdf

ccNSO | ccNSO Activity Summary March 2017

https://ccnso.icann.org/resources/activity-summary-mar17-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

GNSO Initial Report on the IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms Policy Development Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/igo-ingo-crp-access-initial-2017-01-20-en

Recommendations to Improve ICANN’s Transparency
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ccwg-acct-draft-recs-2017-02-21-en

Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Implementation Guidelines
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/idn-guidelines-2017-03-03-en

Interim Paper Cross-Community Working Group on Use of Names of Countries and Territories as Top Level Domains
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cwg-uctn-interim-paper-2017-02-24-en

Enhancing Accountability Guidelines for Good Faith
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/enhancing-accountability-guidelines-good-faith-2017-03-07-en

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

ICANN’s Draft FY18 Operating Plan and Budget, and Five-Year Operating Plan Update
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fy18-budget-2017-03-08-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

Draft 2016 African Domain Name System Market Study
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/africa-dns-market-study-2017-03-10-en

Proposal for Ethiopic Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ethiopic-lgr-2017-03-23-en

WordPress Lessons