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Newsletter (30 December 2013)

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APTLD

n Next Event: APTLD Members Meeting and Annual General Meeting

Date: February 20 & 21, 2014. (Additional workshops may include the afternoon of the 19th, all day on the 22nd and 23rd and the morning of the 24th.)

Location: Centara Grand Hotel and Bangkok Convention Centre at Centralworld, 999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand


Members

(.cn CNNIC)

CNNIC Executive Director Li Xiaodong Attended the 2nd China-ROK Internet Roundtable

http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/hotnews/201312/t20131213_43428.htm

CNNIC’s Face Recognition Solution Won “Intelligence Beijing” Prize for Excellent Solutions

http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/hotnews/201312/t20131225_43557.htm

(.jp JPRS)

Hirofumi Hotta of JPRS Re-Appointed as the ccNSO Council Member

http://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2013/131224.html

(.wf AFNIC)

gTLDs in France: Growth Rates 50% Above World Averages

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/7487/show/gtlds-in-france-growth-rates-50-above-world-averages.html

(.vn Vietnam)

VNNIC and JPNIC sign MoU

http://www.vnnic.vn/en/about/news/vnnic-and-jpnic-sign-mou-13th-december-2013?lang=en

Member Introduction

–China Internet Network Information Center (.cn)

China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) is an administration and service organization set up on June 3, 1997 upon the approval of the competent authority and undertakes the responsibilities as the national Internet network information center.

In light of the policies of “providing efficient and application-oriented services through secure & stable Internet infrastructure for public interests”, CNNIC, as an important constructor, operator and administrator of infrastructure in Chinese information society, is responsible for operation, administration and services of fundamental Internet resources, undertakes R&D and security work of fundamental Internet resources, conducts research on Internet development and provides consultancy, and promotes the cooperation and technological exchange of global Internet in an effort to become a world-class network information center.

Director: HUANG Xiangyang

CEO: Dr. LI Xiaodong

Address: Floor 1, Building 1, Software Park, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4 South 4th Street, Zhongguancun, Beijing

Website: www.cnnic.cn

Bio of CNNIC CEO – Dr. Xiaodong LI

Dr. Xiaodong LI was born in Shandong Province of China, the home of Confucius. After graduating from Shandong University, he joined the Chinese Academy of Sciences where he obtained Masters and PhD degrees in Computer Sciences, and also had the distinction of being one of the youngest professors. In 2008 he was named as one of the “Ten Outstanding Youth in China’s software industry.” A year later, he was awarded the “China Outstanding Youth Medal,” one of the highest honors China can bestow upon a young person. Most recently, Xiaodong LI served as CEO of China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). He also served as Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Number’s Vice President for Asia in the year of 2012.


ICANN

High-Level Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms Convenes in London

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-13dec13-en.htm

New gTLD Auction Rules

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-17dec13-en.htm

ICANN Publishes Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2013

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-18dec13-en.htm

ICANN Publishes Quarterly Financial Report (Q1) for Fiscal Year 2014

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-24dec13-en.htm

Bulk Transfer of Domain Names from Dynamic Dolphin, Inc. to BigRock Solutions Ltd.

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-3-24dec13-en.htm

Current ICANN public consultations

Protection of IGO and INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs (PDP) Recommendations for Board Consideration

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/igo-ingo-recommendations-27nov13-en.htm

ccNSO FoI WG’s Interim Report on “Revocation”

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/foi-interim-28oct13-en.htm

Study on Whois Misuse

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/whois-misuse-27nov13-en.htm

ICANN’s Draft Vision, Mission & Focus Areas for a Five-Year Strategic Plan

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/strategic-29oct13-en.htm

Status Update from the Expert Working Group on gTLD Directory Services

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-11nov13-en.htm

New gTLD Auction Rules

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/new-gtld-auction-rules-17dec13-en.htm

Others

Netflix (AS2906) has upgraded to 100GE!

http://www.netnod.se/netflix-as2906-has-upgraded-100ge

Netnod is hiring a Strategic Account Manager

http://www.netnod.se/netnod-hiring-strategic-account-manager

117 DOMAIN NAMES REMOVED FROM THE DELEGATION IN NOVEMBER

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=5339

Applicant says .islam ban would damage ICANN

http://domainincite.com/15415-applicant-says-islam-ban-would-damage-icann

Seven registrars sign up to M+M pre-reg platform

http://domainincite.com/15368-seven-registrars-sign-up-to-mm-pre-reg-platform

ICANN publishes accelerated gTLD auction timeline

http://domainincite.com/15358-icann-publishes-accelerated-gtld-auction-timeline

Bing already recognizes new gTLDs (Google doesn’t)

http://domainincite.com/15335-bing-already-recognizes-new-gtlds-google-doesnt

2013 Top Stories: the 2013 RAA

http://domainnamewire.com/2013/12/26/2013-top-stories-the-2013-raa/

Calle: New TLDs will be good for .Co

http://domainnamewire.com/2013/12/23/calle-new-tlds-will-be-good-for-co/

WIPO panel awards StAndrews.com domain name to golf course

http://domainnamewire.com/2013/12/23/wipo-panel-awards-standrews-com-domain-name-to-golf-course/

WIPO pats itself on the back for Legal Rights Objections

http://domainnamewire.com/2013/12/20/wipo-pats-itself-on-the-back-for-legal-rights-objections/

Google updates URL removal tool, aka mugshot/revenge porn removal tool

http://domainnamewire.com/2013/12/18/google-url-removal-tool-mugshot-revenge-porn/

Kathryn C. Brown Named Internet Society’s New CEO

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131219_kathryn_c_brown_named_internet_societys_new_ceo/

3rd Digital Marketing & gTLD Strategy Congress

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131218_3rd_digital_marketing_gtld_strategy_congress/

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