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Newsletter (16 July 2018)

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Recent Updates:
■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD74, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 20-21 September 2018

Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (6 July 2018)

■ New Survey on the APTLD Fellowship Program Link


Members News


(.AU auDA)
From the CMWG: Member Consultation Report and Save the Date
https://www.auda.org.au/news/from-the-cmwg-member-consultation-report-and-save-the-date/

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign to Report Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3Zlcmlz
aWduLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbmVzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbG
Vhc2UvdmVyaXNpZ24tcmVwb3J0LXNlY29uZC1xdWFydGVyLTIwM
TgtZmluYW5jaWFsLXJlc3VsdHM%3D

Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in June
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-in-com-and-net-registrations-in-june/

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Majestic Southland welcomes NetHui Roadtrip 2018
https://internetnz.nz/news/majestic-southland-welcomes-nethui-roadtrip-2018

Links and Thinks: Conscious Computing for Junk-free July
https://internetnz.nz/blog/links-and-thinks-conscious-computing-junk-free-july

Two weeks left to see The Southern Cross Cable: A Tour
https://internetnz.nz/blog/two-weeks-left-see-southern-cross-cable-tour

(.SA SaudiNIC)
SaudiNIC Succeeded in the 1st KSK rollover
http://www.nic.sa/en/view/news_169

(.WF Afnic)
Issue Paper: DNS, The Namig Solution for IoT
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11093/show/issue-paper-dns-the-namig-solution-for-iot-1.html

New major Zonemaster release
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11095/show/new-major-zonemaster-release.html

Re-appropriate your brand on the internet with a Brand TLD
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11099/show/re-appropriate-your-brand-on-the-internet-with-a-brand-tld.html

(Afilias)
New .LLC Domain Landrush Period Begins July 9 (General Availability Begins July 23rd)
https://afilias.info/news/2018/07/09/new-llc-domain-landrush-period-begins-july-9-general-availability-begins-july-23rd

(.RS RNIDS)
April edition of RNIDS Info
https://www.rnids.rs/en/what-s-new/april-edition-rnids-info-1

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
IT volunteers to become members of the Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ Youth Council
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12443

Coordination Center names most active social project participants

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12458


Others

Event Wrap: 30th TWNIC OPM/2018 TWNOG
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/06/event-wrap-30th-twnic-opm-2018-twnog/

Event Wrap: btNOG 5
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/06/event-wrap-btnog-5/

Thanks for your support!
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/06/thanks-for-your-support/

Event Wrap: PacNOG 22
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/09/event-wrap-pacnog-22/

Busy six months ends in CERT Vanuatu launch
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/09/busy-six-months-ends-in-cert-vanuatu-launch/

Governing cyberspace: a legal perspective
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/13/governing-cyberspace-a-legal-perspective/

Caring for fibre optic cables — damaged is worse than broken
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/07/16/caring-for-fibre-optic-cables-damaged-is-worse-than-broken/

CENTR is recruiting a Communications Manager
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-is-recruiting-a-communications-manager.html

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

The Week in Internet News: WiFi Gets a New Security Standard
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/the-week-in-internet-news-wifi-gets-a-new-security-standard/

Internet Society Seats New Board Member at Annual General Meeting
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2018/internet-society-seats-new-board-member-at-annual-general-meeting/

Tracking DNSSEC: See the Deployment Maps
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/tracking-dnssec-see-the-deployment-maps/

Helping Understand The Internet Phenomenon: Interview With New ISOC CEO Andrew Sullivan
http://www.ip-watch.org/2018/07/05/helping-understand-internet-phenomenon-interview-new-isoc-ceo-andrew-sullivan/

IETF 102, Day 1: IETF arrive à Montréal
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/ietf-102-day-1-ietf-arrive-a-montreal/

Internet Society signs MoU with DICT for Strong Internet Foundation in Philippines
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2018/internet-society-signs-mou-with-dict-for-strong-internet-foundation-in-philippines/

ISOC’s Hot Topics at IETF 102
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/07/isocs-hot-topics-at-ietf-102/

ITU global symposium examines how digital transformation is extending regulatory frontiers
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-CM17.aspx

ITU Telecom World 2018 to explore innovation for smarter digital development
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-MA14.aspx

IGF 2018 Proposed Open Forums
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/open-forums-2018

Call for IGF 2018 Remote Hubs
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2018-remote-hubs

European Data Regulators Throw ICANN Back to the Drawing Board
for a Third Time on Whois Privacy
http://www.circleid.com/posts/european_data_regulators_throw_icann
_back_to_the_drawing_board/

Application Fees for New gTLDs Could Be Artificially Kept High
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180709_application_fees_for_new_
gtlds_could_be_artificially_kept_high/

Anti-Phishing Working Group Proposes Use of Secure Hashing to
Address GDPR-Whois Debacle
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20180710_apwg_proposes_use_of_
secure_hashing_to_address_gdpr_whois/

After 21 Years, ICANN Going Back to Germany
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/07/02/21-years-icann-back-to-germany/

.CO Gets Chinese Government Approval
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/07/05/co-gets-chinese-government-approval/

Indian Market Grows 7% to 5.3 Million Domain Names in 2017
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/07/12/india-grows-5-3-million-domain-names-2017/

Russia Can Launch Its Own Internet if Rift With West Escalates, Moscow Warns
http://www.newsweek.com/russia-can-launch-its-own-internet-if-rift-west-escalates-moscow-warns-1007284

DNS ad-hocracy in peril as ICANN advisors mull root server shakeup
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/03/governance_coming_to_dns
_root_operators/

Father of the Internet Vint Cerf: IPv4 was never the ‘production version’
https://www.computerworld.com.au/article/643174/father-internet-vint
-cerf-ipv4-never-production-version/

ICANN’t get no respect: Europe throws Whois privacy plan in the trash
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/06/europe_no_to_icann_whois/

First-come, first-served for new gTLDs? Have your say
http://domainincite.com/23146-first-come-first-served-for-new-gtlds-have-your-say

Verisign patents “Methods and systems for creating new domains”
https://domainnamewire.com/2018/07/05/verisign-patents-methods
-and-systems-for-creating-new-domains/

WHOIS Tiered Access and Accreditation Program: A Proposal to ICANN
https://apwg.org/apwg-news-center/icann-whois-access

Could crypto solve the Whois crisis?
http://domainincite.com/23153-could-crypto-solve-the-whois-crisis

Don’t Think New gTLD Domain Names Can Rank Well? Think Again
https://www.billhartzer.com/domain-names/new-gtld-ranking/

Similar Domain Names Don’t Hurt Your Rankings In Google Search
https://www.seroundtable.com/similar-domain-names-google-seo-26029.html

Report to the Community from the IAB for IETF 102
https://www.iab.org/2018/07/12/report-to-the-community-from-the-iab-for-ietf-102/

MMX gets four more gTLDs approved for China use
http://domainincite.com/23169-mmx-gets-four-more-gtlds-approved-for-china-use

Malformed IDN Leads to Discovery of Vulnerability in IDN Libraries
https://www.farsightsecurity.com/2018/07/11/mschiffm-punycode/

Something for Everyone at IETF 102

https://www.ietf.org/blog/something-everyone-ietf-102/


ICANN


Expressions of Interest Sought for Chair of GNSO EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-02-en

Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-03-en

Root Server System Advisory Committee Review: Final Report Now Available
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-10-en

ICANN Board of Directors Submits Comments Regarding NTIA’s Notice of Inquiry on International Internet Policy Priorities
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-07-13-en

Data Protection/Privacy Update: Additional Guidance from the European Data Protection Board by John O. Jeffrey, General Counsel and Secretary
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/data-protection-privacy-update-additional-guidance-from-the-european-data-protection-board

(ccNSO)
ICANN63 ccNSO Travel Funding Applications Closed
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-05jul18-en

.PK Joins as Newest Member of the ccNSO

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-13jul18-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Draft Community Travel Support Guidelines
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/travel-support-guidelines-2018-05-30-en

Open Data Initiative Datasets and Metadata
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/odi-datasets-metadata-2018-06-11-en

Proposed Renewal of .COOP Sponsored Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/coop-renewal-2018-06-11-en

Draft Proposal of the New Fellowship Program Approach
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fellowship-proposal-2018-06-11-en

Short-Term Options to Adjust the Timeline for Specific Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/specific-reviews-short-term-timeline-2018-05-14-en

Long-Term Options to Adjust the Timeline of Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/reviews-long-term-timeline-2018-05-14-en

Initial Report on the Protections for Certain Red Cross Names in all gTLDs – Policy Amendment Process
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/red-cross-protection-initial-2018-06-21-en

The Independent Review Process Implementation Oversight Team (IRP-IOT) Draft Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/irp-iot-recs-2018-06-22-en
Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/gtld-subsequent-procedures-initial-2018-07-03-en

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