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Newsletter (7 November 2016)

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Members News


(.au)
.au Survey 2016 finding released
https://www.auda.org.au/news/au-survey-2016-finding-released/
 
(.ae)
Global competition for ‘Best m-Government Service Award’ announced
http://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2016/10/25/global-
competition-for-best-m-government-service-award-announced.aspx

 
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority participates in World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2016 in Tunisia
https://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2016/11/2/
telecommunications-regulatory-authority-participates-in-world-telecommunication-standardization-assembly-2016-in-tunisia.aspx

 
(.cc/.tv)
Verisign Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
http://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-press-releases/articles
/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm5ld3NocS5idXNpbm
Vzc3dpcmUuY29tL3ByZXNzLXJlbGVhc2UvdmVyaXNpZ24tcmVwb3J0cy
10aGlyZC1xdWFydGVyLTIwMTYtcmVzdWx0cw%3D%3D

 
(.kr)
2016 IGF(인터넷거버넌스포럼) 참석자 모집 공모
http://domain.kisa.or.kr/jsp/notice/noticeView.jsp?bNo=200&dNo=207928792
 
(.th)
ประกาศ แนวทางการดำเนินการเมื่อผู้ใช้บริการพบการเผยแพร่ข้อมูลที่ไม่เหมาะสม
http://www.thnic.or.th/news-281059/
 
(.nz)
Online personal safety a top priority for Kiwis
https://internetnz.nz/news/online-personal-safety-top-priority-kiwis
 
What New Zealanders think about the Internet
https://internetnz.nz/blog/what-new-zealanders-think-about-internet
 
More people to get connected to fibre – and faster

https://internetnz.nz/news/more-people-get-connected-fibre-and-faster


Active Survey

Title: Zone Scans
This survey initiated by APTLD aims to understand if and how members scan their zones for aspects relating to DNS quality and/or usage of domain names. It also aims to understand if there is member demand for APTLD to assist in these areas
Access: All ordinary and associate members

Survey linkhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/aptld_zonescans


Others

The DDoS Attack Against Liberia – we must take collective action for the future
of the Open Internet
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2016/11/ddos-attack-against
-liberia-we-must-take-collective-action-future-open

 
The Internet of square brackets
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/public-policy/2016/10/internet-square-brackets
 
27th DNS Root Key Ceremony
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2016/10/27th-dns-root-key-ceremony
 
How To Survive A DNS DDoS Attack – Consider using multiple DNS providers
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2016/10/how-survive-dns-ddos-
attack-consider-using-multiple-dns-providers

 
The global treaty behind your mobile communications
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-CM22.aspx
 
Government and Industry Leaders Express Shared Commitment to Security,
Privacy and Trust
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-PR42.aspx
 
We Are Turning 14!
http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/anuncios/2016-llegamos-a-los-14
 
NeustarVoice: The Internet Of Things Is Disrupting Marketing Attribution,
And Marketing ROI Will Never Be The Same Again
http://www.forbes.com/sites/neustar/2016/11/03/the-internet-of-things-is-
disrupting-marketing-attribution-and-marketing-roi-will-never-be-the-same-
again/#5c23f9a95815

 
Securing the enterprise in the age of connecting things: How to keep
your devices safe
http://www.cso.com.au/article/609044/securing-enterprise-age-connecting-
things-how-keep-your-devices-safe/

 
10 Digital Marketing Innovators You Should Know
http://adage.com/article/print-edition/10-top-digital-marketing-innovators/306554/
 
AFRINIC Board Representative to the NRO NC/ASO AC
http://www.afrinic.net/en/library/news/1935-afrinic-board-representative-to-the-
nro-ncaso-ac

 
.WEB is ICANN’s First Test of Accountability
https://afilias.info/blogs/web-icanns-first-test-accountability
 
Verified Top-Level Domains Consortium Launches Website to Promote the
Value of Verified Internet Domains
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/10/27/icann-plan-thin-thick-whois-transition/
 
Indian Domain Market Grows 12% Per Year Over 3 Years To 2016
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/11/02/indian-domain-market-grows
-to-2016/

 
CENTR Survey Finds European Share of New gTLD Registrations Well
Below Global Rates
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/09/01/switch-retain-ch-registry-five-
more-years/

 
Survey Finds Brits Don’t Trust New gTLDs So Much
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/11/02/survey-finds-brits-dont-trust-
new-gtlds-so-much/

 
.NZ Introduces WHOIS Privacy For Individual Registrants
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/11/01/nz-whois-privacy-
individual-registrants/

 
How a local domain name can drive more traffic to your hospitality business
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/10/30/how-local-domain-name-drive-
traffic-to-hospitality-business/

 
.EE Registry Fee Drops On 1 January Followed By Registration Period
Changes
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/10/30/ee-registry-fee-drops-
registration-period-changes/

 
Upcoming BrandsAnd.Domains Conference For Brand Owners With A gTLD Interest
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/10/26/upcoming-brandsand-domains-conference/
 
ITU’s Wise WTSA DOA Decision
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161104_itus_wise_wtsa_doa_decision/
 
High-Bid Auctions Deflate the .nyc TLD
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161103_high_bid_auctions_deflate_
the_dot_nyc_tld/

 
The Strength of Top-Level Domains in UDRP Decisions
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161103_the_strength_of_top_level_domains
_in_udrp_decisions/

 
Internet Society Seeks Nominations for 2017 Board of Trustees
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161102_internet_society_seeks_nominations
_for_2017_board_of_trustees/

 
The Effects of the Forthcoming FCC Privacy Rules on Internet Security
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161101_effects_of_the_forthcoming_fcc_
privacy_rules_on_internet_security/

 
Is Nomulus the Answer?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161028_is_nomulus_the_answer/
 
Corresponding to Trademarks, But Nonactionable Claims for Cybersquatting
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161028_corresponding_to_trademarks_
nonactionable_claim_for_cybersquatting/

 
Taking a Closer Look at the Recent DDoS Attacks and What it
Means for the DNS
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20161026_closer_look_at_recent_

ddos_attacks_and_what_it_means_for_dns/


ICANN


Greek Script Community Forms Generation Panel for Developing Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-10-31-en
ICANN FY16 Annual Report of Expense Reimbursement and Other Payments to ICANN Directors for the Period 1 July 2015 Through 30 June 2016
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2016-10-28-en
 
Call for Volunteers for the Registration Directory Service (formerly WHOIS) Review Team
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-10-28-en
 
Call for Public Comment on the Middle East and Adjoining Countries’ (MEAC) 2016-2019 Strategy
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-10-28-en
 
Provide Input to the CCT Review Team at ICANN57
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-10-27-en
 
Root Stability Study Draft Report Available for Public Comment
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-10-27-en
 
Updated PDT Specifications: WHOIS Test Updates
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-4-2016-10-26-en
 
ICANN Audited Financial Statements for FY16 Have Been Published
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2016-10-26-en
 
Plan for Thin to Thick Whois Transition Available for Public Comment
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-10-26-en
 
ICANN and CCK Collaborate on a Youth Education Initiative in Tunisia
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-7b-2016-10-25-en
 
ICANN Grants Data Retention Waiver to World4You Internet Services GmbH
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-4-2016-10-25-en
 
ICANN Grants Data Retention Waiver to LEDL.NET GmbH
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2016-10-25-en
 
ICANN Grants Data Retention Waiver to DomainInfo AB
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2016-10-25-en
 
ICANN Grants Data Retention Waiver to Nordreg AB
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-10-25-en
 
FY15-16 in Review – Protecting and securing ICANN’s unique identifier systems
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/fy15-16-in-review-protecting-and-securing-icann-s-unique-identifier-systems
 
Universal Acceptance Steering Group: A Year of Progress
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/universal-acceptance-steering-group-a-year-of-progress
 
The Next Version of ICANN’s KPI Dashboard is Now Live
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/the-next-version-of-icann-s-kpi-dashboard-is-now-live
 
ICANN57: A Real-Life Audio-Video Disaster Recovery Story
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann57-a-real-life-audio-video-disaster-recovery-story
 
KSK Rollover Operations Begin
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/ksk-rollover-operations-begin
 
Research Revealed on Authoritative Servers at the Second Level
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/research-revealed-on-authoritative-servers-at-the-second-level
 
Welcome to ICANN57
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/welcome-to-icann57
 
Three Things to Understand About India
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/three-things-to-understand-about-india
 
Highlighting Newcomers Day at ICANN57: Q&A with Newcomer Conglun Liu
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/highlighting-newcomers-day-at-icann57-q-a-with-newcomer-conglun-liu
 
Top 10 Things to Do in Hyderabad
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/top-10-things-to-do-in-hyderabad
 
Co-Chairs Statement from CCWG-Accountability Meeting in Hyderabad
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/co-chairs-statement-from-ccwg-accountability-meeting-in-hyderabad
 
ICANN Kicks Off Open Data Initiative Pilot

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-kicks-off-open-data-initiative-pilot


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Middle East and Adjoining Countries 2016-2019 Strategy
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/meac-strategy-2016-10-27-en
 
Proposed Amendment to .XXX Registry Agreement to Transition to New Fee Structure and to Adopt Additional Safeguards
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/xxx-amendment-2016-10-12-en
 
Phase II Assessment of the Competitive Effects Associated with the New gTLD Program
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/competitive-effects-assessment-2016-10-11-en
 
Proposal for Lao Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lao-lgr-2016-10-24-en
 
Draft PTI FY18 Operating Plan and Budget
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fy18-pti-operating-plan-budget-2016-10-24-en
 
Revised Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and Display of RDDS (Whois) Output for All gTLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rdds-labeling-display-2016-10-21-en
 
Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick RDDS (Whois) Transition Policy for .COM, .NET and .JOBS
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-implementation-gnso-thick-rdds-whois-transition-2016-10-26-en
 
Continuous Data-Driven Analysis of Root Server System Stability Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cdar-draft-2016-10-27-en

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