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Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD72, Tbilisi, Georgia, 14-15 September 2017  Meeting Website
Members
(.AE aeDA)
TRA Conducts Pilot Evaluation of 40 Customer Service Centers of Etisalat and du
https://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2017/3/20/tra-conducts-pilot-evaluation-of-40-
customer-service-centers-of-etisalat-and-du.aspx
(.AU auDA)
Return to services of Enetica
https://www.auda.org.au/news/return-to-services-of-enetica/
(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in February

Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in February


(.NZ InternetNZ)
Research shows New Zealanders support faster rural Internet
https://internetnz.nz/news/research-shows-new-zealanders-support-faster-rural-internet
South Taranaki schools succeeding in ICT
https://internetnz.nz/blog/south-taranaki-schools-succeeding-ict
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(.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-dataescrow-provider-for-icann-accredited-registrars/
(Neustar)
Neustar Research Reveals 92% of UK Organisations Unaware of Impact DNS is having on Internet Users
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/quocirca
Neustar Stockholders Approve Planned Acquisition
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/shareholderapproval
(Netnod)
Welcome to our first Netnod Newsletter
https://www.netnod.se/news/welcome-to-our-first-netnod-newsletter
(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)
Netscope experts participate in Europol operation
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11402
.RU/.РФ Domains Registry Fee Increasing By 71% In July
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/03/24/ru-domains-registry-fee-increasing-july/
Active Surveys
Title: Domain Registration Models
Initiator: HKIRC (.hk)
Background: HKIRC has practiced the registry and registrar model (“R/R model”) from 2011. The survey
will seek how do other ccTLD and gTLD process and achievement on practicing the registry and registrar
model.
Close date: 31 Mar 2017
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Already responded: .au, .cn, .id, .iq, .jp, .kw, .sg
Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/registration_models
Stat Survey 2017 – this survey has now closed and data will begin to be process and analysed. Those that
responded will have access to full data and an analysis report when its available. The report will also
include comparisons and benchmarks to ccTLDs in other regions thanks to our agreements on aggregate
data sharing (CENTR, LACTLD, AFTLD).
Others
Call for IGF 2017 Workshop Proposals Now OPEN! See All Proposer Resources and Workshop Proposal
Form. Deadline for Submissions is 3 May 2017.
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017-call-for-workshop-proposals
Summary of IGF 2017 1st Open Consultations & MAG Meeting
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/index.php?q=filedepot_download/4146/544
Indonesia hosts regional preparatory meeting for ITU’s World Telecommunication Development
Conference 2017
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2017-PR10.aspx
Preview of IETF98: .homenet, new transport developments and data protection politics
https://www.centr.org/news/news/preview-of-ietf98-homenet-new-transport-developments-and-dataprotection-politics.html
CENTR publishes its Report on ICANN58
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-report-on-icann58.html
2016 year in review: the trending keywords in .com and .net domain registrations
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/2016-year-review-trending-keywords-com-net-domainregistrations/
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UDP over IPv4 – a stepping stone to IPv6?
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/24/udp-ipv4-stepping-stone-ipv6/
Register for Mongolia workshop this June
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/24/register-mongolia-workshop-june/
Event Wrap: PhNOG 2017, Philippines
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/23/event-wrap-phnog-2017-philippines/
Frequently Asked Questions: Submarine Cables 101
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/22/frequently-asked-questions-submarine-cables-101/
New RIPE Atlas Root Zone DNS Measurements
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/20/new-ripe-atlas-root-zone-dns-measurements/
PhNOG 2017: An evolving IP community
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/23/phnog-2017-evolving-ip-community/
Event Wrap: World Mobile Congress 2017
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/20/event-wrap-world-mobile-congress-2017/
Internet Society announces first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-society-announces-first-ever-africa-regional-internet-anddevelopment-dialogue
The Internet Society Announces New Appointments to Public Interest Registry Board of Directors
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-society-announces-new-appointments-public-interestregistry-board-directors-0
Bringing the school to kids: The importance of Internet in times of conflict
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https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/public-policy/2017/03/bringing-school-kids-importance-internettimes-conflict
A Case to Further DNS Registrar Industry Self-Regulation
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170326_a_case_to_further_dns_registrar_industry_self_regulation/
Loudmouths Wanted for ICANN WHOIS Replacement Work
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170324_loudmouths_wanted_for_icann_whois_replacement_work/
The Future of Fully Automated and Robot-Driven Transportation and Supply Chain Management
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170324_future_of_fully_automated_robot_driven_transportation_sup
ply_chain/
New Ad Fraud Schemes Utilize Alpha-Numeric Domains
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170321_new_ad_fraud_schemes_utilize_alpha_numeric_domains/
Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies Honors Leading Companies at ICANN
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170321_alliance_for_safe_online_pharmacies_honors_leading_compa
nies/
How Long Does a UDRP Case Take?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170317_how_long_does_a_udrp_case_take/
ICANN Complaint System Easily Gamed
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140314_icann_complaint_system_easily_gamed/
2017 North American IPv6 Summit to Be Held at LinkedIn Headquarters
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170322_north_american_ipv6_summit_to_be_held_at_linkedin_headq
uarters/
WIPO’s Annual Rant Shows Cybersquatting Not Only Growing In New gTLDs, But .COM Too
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http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/03/16/wipo-cybersquatting-new-gtlds-com/
ICANN
Read the ICANN58 GAC Communiqué
https://gacweb.icann.org/display/gacweb/Governmental+Advisory+Committee
Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN59 Fellowship
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-24-en
The Three Pillars of ICANN’s Technical Engagement Strategy
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/the-three-pillars-of-icann-s-technical-engagement-strategy
ICANN58 By The Numbers
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann58-by-the-numbers
Re-selection of Katrina Sataki as Chair, Byron Holland and Demi Getschko as Vice Chairs
https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-2-22mar17-en.htm
ccNSO Council Requests Deferral of ccNSO Organizational Review
https://ccnso.icann.org/announcements/announcement-22mar17-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
Reference Japanese Label Generation Rules (LGR) for the Second Level
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/japanese-lgr-second-level-2017-01-27-en
Recommendations to Improve ICANN’s Transparency
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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

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