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Recent Updates: 

■ Election of Office Bearers for the New APTLD Board  Announcement 

■ APTLD 71, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2-3 March 2017  Communiqué  Meeting Slides Download
 Testimony: Berry Amol; Nicolau Santos Celestino; Saif Ahmed 

■ APTLD Comment on release of Country and Territory Names within
the .IKANO, .SAXO, .SCOR, .SANDVIK, .WALTER, .SANDVIKCOROMANT, .VISTA, .VISTAPRINT, .BARCLAYS, .BAR
CLAYCARD and .HERMES TLDs  Comment 

Members 

(.AE aeDA) 

TRA Hosts The 1St Forum on Data Management
https://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2017/3/12/tra-hosts-the-1st-forum-on-datamanagement.aspx 

(.CC/.TV Verisign) 

Internet Grows to 329.3 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Fourth Quarter of 2016
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-pressreleases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3
ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvZG9tYWlucy9pbnRlcm5ldC1ncm93cy0zMjkzLW1pbGxpb24tZG9tYWluLW5hbWUtcm
VnaXN0cmF0aW9ucy1mb3VydGgtcXVhcnRlci0yMDE2 

(.NZ InternetNZ) 

InternetNZ welcomes a fibre-focused future for telco regulation
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-welcomes-fibre-focused-future-telco-regulation
13 March 2017
APTLD Secretariat
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(Neustar)
Ex-OMD, Kraft Exec Julie Fleischer Joins Neustar As VP Product Marketing
http://service.meltwaternews.com/mnews/redirect.html?docId=5628704695&userId=299738&cId=80160
&pId=10&agentId=5128541&type=1&s=43359&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mediapost.com%2Fpublication
s%2Farticle%2F296589%2Fex-omd-kraft-exec-julie-fleischer-joins-neustar-a.html
(Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)
.RU domain names hit 5,500,000
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11382
Domain names in .RU and .РФ to be more expensive starting July
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11389
Active Surveys
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: 15 Mar 2017
Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/registration_models
Launch and Use of IDNs
Initiator: APTLD (in conjunction with CENTR)
Already responded: .ae, .as, .hk, .jp, .kr, .nz, ة عودي س ال
Close date: 15 Mar 2017
Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IDNs2017
13 March 2017
APTLD Secretariat
Contact us: sec@aptld.org or visit www.aptld.org
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Others
CENTR publishes its Guide to ICANN58
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-guide-to-icann58.html
Two CENTR Board members re-elected in Latvia
https://www.centr.org/news/news/two-centr-board-members-re-elected-in-latvia.html
In a nutshell: 57th CENTR General Assembly
https://www.centr.org/news/news/in-a-nutshell-57th-centr-general-assembly.html
CENTR and eco formalise their partnership at the 57th CENTR General Assembly
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-and-eco-formalise-their-partnership-at-the-57th-centr-generalassembly.html
The surprising connection between HyperLoglog and DNSSEC NSEC3
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/10/surprising-connection-hyperloglog-dnssec-nsec3/
Register for APNIC’s workshop in Cambodia, May 2017
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/10/register-apnics-workshop-cambodia-may-2017/
NZNOG returns with a bang!
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/08/nznog-returns-bang/
Making IPv6 Live: from the experts
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/09/making-ipv6-live-experts/
Event Wrap: HKNOG 4.0, Hong Kong
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/01/event-wrap-hknog-4-0-hong-kong/
Event Wrap: MMNOG 2017, Myanmar
13 March 2017
APTLD Secretariat
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https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/10/event-wrap-mmnog-2017-myanmar/
Japan’s IPv6 capability set for sharp increase in 2017
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/03/07/japans-ipv6-capability-set-sharp-increase-2017/
IGF 2017 First Open Consultations and MAG Meeting
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2017
Of Fancy Bears and Men: Attribution in Cybersecurity

Of Fancy Bears and Men: Attribution in Cybersecurity


Searching for that “neutral digital Switzerland”

Searching for that “neutral digital Switzerland”


Latest Movers and Shakers in the World of dot Brands
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170312_latest_movers_and_shakers_in_the_world_of_dot_brands/
Draft 0.5 of the New gTLD Applicant Guidebook
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170310_draft_05_of_the_new_gtld_applicant_guidebook/
ICANN 58 Copenhagen: What to Expect
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170308_icann_58_copenhagen_what_to_expect/
Wikileaks, the CIA, and the Press
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170307_wikileaks_the_cia_and_the_press/
Work in Progress: Preparing the Next Round of New gTLDs
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170307_work_in_progress_preparing_the_next_round_of_new_gtlds/
Work in Progress: Preparing the Next Round of New gTLDs
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170307_work_in_progress_preparing_the_next_round_of_new_gtlds/
13 March 2017
APTLD Secretariat
Contact us: sec@aptld.org or visit www.aptld.org
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Three Layers of China’s International Strategy on Cyberspace
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170307_three_layers_of_chinas_international_strategy_on_cyberspace
ICANN Drifting Toward Online Content Regulation, Says Law Professor
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170228_icann_drifting_toward_online_content_regulation_says_law_p
rofessor/
Fee Increases for New gTLDs Need Not Have Detrimental Impacts, Although Plenty Face Uncertain Future
http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/03/09/increases-new-gtlds-not-have-detrimental-impact/
ICANN
Agenda next ccNSO Member Meeting (14&15 March, Copenhagen – ICANN58)
https://ccnso.icann.org/meetings/copenhagen58/agenda.htm
ccNSO Activity Summary February 2017
https://ccnso.icann.org/resources/activity-summary-feb17-en.htm
Welcome to ICANN58!
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/welcome-to-icann58
ICANN Launches Key Signing Key (KSK) Testing Platform

Call for Public Comment on the Draft 2016 African Domain Name System Market Study
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-11-en
Krista Papac Named as ICANN Complaints Officer
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-10-en
13 March 2017
APTLD Secretariat
Contact us: sec@aptld.org or visit www.aptld.org
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Root Stability Study Final Report Now Available
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-08-en
Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations For
New gTLDs Available for Public Comment
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-03-07-en
Annual IANA Functions, DNSSEC Audits Validate ICANN Systems Controls
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-02-en
Reminder: Nomination Period For ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award Now Open | Nominations Close
20 March 2017
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-03-01-en
Inaugural ICANN DNS Symposium to be Held in Madrid
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-03-01-en
Tech@ICANN58: Your Roadmap to Copenhagen’s Technical Sessions
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/tech-icann58-your-roadmap-to-copenhagen-s-technical-sessions
Welcome to Copenhagen
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/welcome-to-copenhagen
Current ICANN Public Consultations
At-Large Review: Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/atlarge-review-draft-report-2017-02-01-en
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
13 March 2017
APTLD Secretariat
Contact us: sec@aptld.org or visit www.aptld.org
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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
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
Draft 2016 African Domain Name System Market Study
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/africa-dns-market-study-2017-03-10-en

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