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Newsletter (26 February 2018)

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Members News

(.AU auDA)
Statement from auDA CEO, Cameron Boardman, regarding the Policy Review Process
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-from-auda-ceo-cameron-boardman-regarding-the-policy-review-process/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Internet Grows to 332.4 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Fourth Quarter of 2017
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3Zlcm
lzaWduLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGV
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YW1lLXJlZ2lzdHJhdGlvbnMtZm91cnRoLXF1YXJ0ZXItMjAxNw%3D%3D

Verisign Announces 3.25% Junior Subordinated Convertible Debentures Due 2037 to Pay Contingent Interest
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWd
uLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2Uvdm
VyaXNpZ24tYW5ub3VuY2VzLTMyNS1qdW5pb3Itc3Vib3JkaW5hdGVkLW
NvbnZlcnRpYmxlLWRlYmVudHVyZXMtZHVlLTIwMzctcGF5LTY%3D

(.DE DENIC)
Second Term of Office as Chair of CENTR Board of Directors for DENIC’s CEO Dr. Jörg Schweiger
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/zweite-amtszeit-fuer-denic-ceo-dr-joerg-schweiger-als-vorsitzender-des-board-of-directors-von-centr/

DENIC-Hosted 2018 Domain Pulse Conference Revolving around Digital Change between Freedom and Security
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/press-releases/article/next-level-evolution-homo-digitalis-internet-conference-domain-pulse-puts-digital-change-and-it/

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Links and Thinks: Webstock, Inclusive Design, and Dystopian (or Optimistic) Futures
https://internetnz.nz/blog/links-and-thinks-webstock-inclusive-design-and-dystopian-or-optimistic-futures

InternetNZ seeks modern balance for copyright law
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-seeks-modern-balance-copyright-law

Do we need new rights to protect our anonymity?
https://internetnz.nz/blog/do-we-need-new-rights-protect-our-anonymity

(Neustar)
Neustar Switches on Tokyo Data Scrubbing Center to Build the World’s Largest DDoS Mitigation Defense Network
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/TokyoScrubbingCenter

Tokyo is now home to a Neustar anti-DDoS data scrubbing center
https://securitybrief.asia/story/tokyo-now-home-neustar-anti-ddos-data-scrubbing-center/

(Netnod)
Netnod is recruiting a developer to the Stockholm office
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-is-recruiting-a-developer-to-the-stockholm-office

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
New module of the game “Explore Internet – Govern It” was released for the Safer Internet Week
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12136

Netoscope will help FIFA fight fraud in ticket sales for the World Cup 2018
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12139

Experts at the IP&IT LAW scientific contest started their submissions’ assessment
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12143

Committee for the Development of Domain Space has been created
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12145

Competent organizations discovered 383 domain-violators
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12154

The Ministry of Communications of Russia, Rostelecom and Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ have signed a memorandum of cooperation

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12153


Others

RDAP: Search using POSIX Regular Expressions
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/13/rdap-search-using-posix-regular-expressions/

Notice of 2018 AGM at APNIC 45
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/14/notice-2018-agm-apnic-45/

How bad is IPv4 address exhaustion?
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/15/bad-ipv4-address-exhaustion/

ASO Review: Moving forward
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/19/aso-review-moving-forward/

NPSeries: Internet enabling Nepal to reconnect with the world
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/20/npseries-internet-enabling-nepal-reconnect-world/

NPSeries: If you build it, they will stay
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/21/npseries-build-will-stay/

NPSeries: All in a life’s work for Internet all-rounder
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/22/npseries-lifes-work-internet-rounder/

NPSeries: Future looks bright for Nepalese women in ICT field
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/24/women-ict-future-looks-bright-nepalese-women-ict-field/

Welcome to APRICOT 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/25/welcome-apricot-2018/

Peak DNSSEC?
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/02/26/peak-dnssec/

EU Policy Update – February 2018
https://www.centr.org/news/eu-updates/eu-policy-update-february-2018.html

Fruitful marketing discussions in Leiden
https://www.centr.org/news/news/fruitful-marketing-discussions-in-leiden.html

CENTR’s General Assembly re-elects three Board members
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-s-general-assembly-re-elects-three-board-members.html

Vacancy at CENTR: Policy Advisor
https://www.centr.org/news/news/vacancy-at-centr-policy-advisor.html

Definitions, acquisitions, GDPR, content issues and more are
discussed at Admin workshop in Munich
https://www.centr.org/news/news/definitions-acquisitions-gdpr-content-
issues-and-more-are-discussed-at-admin-workshop-in-munich.html

160,000 security breaches, data thefts, business disruptions recorded worldwide
http://guardian.ng/business-services/160000-security-breaches-data-
thefts-business-disruptions-recorded-wordwide/

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of NDSS
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/celebrating-25th-anniversary-ndss/

The Week in Internet News: Can Blockchain Improve IoT?
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/week-internet-news-can-blockchain-improve-iot/

Starting Today: NDSS Highlights the Best in Internet Security Research
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/starting-today-ndss-
highlights-best-internet-security-research/

Busy Week for MANRS, Routing Security, and More at APRICOT 2018
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/busy-week-manrs-routing
-security-apricot-2018/

Report: Distributed IoT Security and Standards Workshop at NDSS 2018
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/report-distributed-iot-
security-standards-workshop-ndss-2018/

2018 a pivotal point in internet’s development: ISOC
https://www.telecomasia.net/content/2018-pivotal-point-internets-development-isoc

FIRST/TF-CSIRT: The Changing Face of Cybersecurity
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/first-tf-csirt-changing-face-cybersecurity/

Future Thinking: Cyrating on Cyber Threats
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/future-thinking-cyrating-cyber-threats/

The Cost of Cybercrime
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/the-cost-of-cybercrime/

Donuts Acquires .TRAVEL TLD
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180214_donuts_acquires_dot_travel_tld/

SpaceX Launching Two Experimental Internet Satellites This Weekend
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180216_spacex_launching_two_
experimental_internet_satellites_this_weekend/

US Congress Considering Legislation to Authorize Faster Access to International Electronic Data
http://www.circleid.com/posts/2018021congress_legislation_faster_
access_to_international_data/

Hackers Use Tesla’s Amazon Cloud Account to Mine Cryptocurrency
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180220_hackers_use_teslas_amazon
_cloud_account_to_mine_cryptocurrency/

ICANN Spearheading Launch of Virtual DNS Entrepreneurship Center of the Caribbean
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180221_launch_of_virtual_dns_
entrepreneurship_center_of_the_carribbean/

IGF 2017 Stocktaking: See Community Inputs
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-community-public
-consultation-taking-stock-of-the-2017-work-programme-and-12th-igf-and

Google’s Chrome To Mark All HTTP Sites As Insecure Come July
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/14/google-chrome-http-sites-insecure-july/

Global Domain Registrations Climb Up, But .NET and New gTLDs Slide Down: Verisign
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/15/global-domain-registrations-
climb-up-but-net-and-new-gtlds-slide-down-verisign/

Neustar Guide On How To Launch Your Own .BRAND New gTLD Builds On Their Experiences
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/22/18786/

The Future and Privacy are Everywhere at Domain Pulse in Munich
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/22/future-privacy-domain-pulse-munich/

Registries Aren’t Content Police, But Keeping Trust Is Reputationally Important: Domain Pulse
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/02/26/registries-arent-content-police
-but-keeping-trust-is-reputationally-important-domain-pulse/

Cyberspace: A Manmade Sphere for Wars
http://moderndiplomacy.eu/2018/02/12/cyberspace-manmade-sphere-wars/

It’s official: .corp, .home, .mail will never be TLDs on the ‘net
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/12/icann_corp_home_mail_gtlds/

Donuts may make .travel names easier to buy after acquiring its first legacy gTLD
http://domainincite.com/22611-donuts-may-make-travel-names-easier
-to-buy-after-acquiring-its-first-legacy-gtld

What’s So Outrageous Asking High Prices for Domain Names?
http://iplegalcorner.com/whats-so-outrageous-asking-high-prices-for-domain-names/

au: Crazy Domains owner cuts forecast in half, watches share price collapse
https://stockhead.com.au/tech/crazy-domains-owner-cuts-earnings-forecast-half-watches-share-price-collapse/

Data Protection/Privacy Update: Latest Developments by Göran Marby, President and CEO, ICANN
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/data-protection-privacy-update-latest-developments

New EU Privacy Law May Weaken Security
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/02/new-eu-privacy-law-may-weaken-security/

The Internet Industry in the Wake of the GDPR
https://www.dotmagazine.online/new-work-and-digital-education/the-internet-industry-in-the-wake-of-the-gdpr

Registries reject lower fees for anti-abuse prowess

http://domainincite.com/22615-registries-reject-lower-fees-for-anti-abuse-prowess


ICANN


View the Latest Quarterly Stakeholder Update and Register for the Q&A Call on 22 February
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-02-14-en

Draft Procedure for Community gTLD Change Requests
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-02-14-en

ICANN Holds First Capacity Development Workshop for Asia GAC Members
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-02-15-en

Analysis Group Selected to Conduct the SSAC Review
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-02-22-en

ICANN Webinar: Replenishment Strategy for the Reserve Fund
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-02-23-en

(ccNSO)
Your input is needed: ccNSO Meeting Strategy Review
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-12feb18-en.htm

SAVE THE DATE: Join us for a ccNSO webinar on the ccNSO Rejections Action Guideline
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-16feb18-en.htm

Call for Volunteers: ccNSO Review Working Party (RWP)
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-19feb18-en.htm

Apply for ccNSO travel funding for ICANN62, Panama City
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcement-21feb18-en.htm

ICANN61 TechDay Agenda

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/meetings/sanjuan61/agenda-tech-day-12mar18-en.pdf


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Maximal Starting Repertoire version 3 (MSR-3) for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/msr-3-2018-01-17-en

ICANN Draft FY19 Operating Plan and Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fy19-budget-2018-01-19-en

Proposal for Korean Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/korean-lgr-2018-01-25-en

Plan to Restart the Root Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ksk-rollover-restart-2018-02-01-en

Draft Procedure for Community gTLD Change Requests
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/community-gtld-change-procedure-2018-02-14-en

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