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Newsletter (10 October 2014)

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Members News


(.id PANDI)
MOVING TO NEW OPERATIONAL OFFICE
http://www.pandi.or.id/en/blog/moving-new-operational-office0
 
(.jp JPRS)
JPRS Revised DNSSEC Practice Statement for the JP Zone (JP DPS)

http://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2014/141006.html
 
(.nz InternetNZ)
InternetNZ and the new National Government – where to for the Internet

https://internetnz.net.nz/news/blog/2014/InternetNZ-and-new-National-Government-where-Internet
 
InternetNZ pleased to see Minister Adams returning to Communications role

https://internetnz.net.nz/news/media-releases/2014/InternetNZ-pleased-see-Minister-Adams-returning-Communications-role
 
(.sg Singapore Network Information Centre)
Special names for a limited period! Grab it now!

http://www.nic.net.sg/news/special-names-limited-period-grab-it-now-13
 
SGNIC-Q-14006: Invitation to Quote for an Anycast DNS Service

http://www.nic.net.sg/news/sgnic-q-14006-invitation-quote-anycast-dns-service
 
Event Wrap: APT Ministerial Meeting – Building Smart Digital Economy through ICT

http://blog.apnic.net/2014/09/29/event-wrap-apt-ministerial-meeting-building-smart-digital-economy-through-ict/
 
Speak up for your language

http://blog.apnic.net/2014/09/30/speak-up-for-your-language/
 
Event Wrap: PacINET 2014

http://blog.apnic.net/2014/09/30/event-wrap-pacinet-2014/
 
OpenWRT and Firefox underpin an open-bus virtual ISP model in China

http://blog.apnic.net/2014/10/02/openwrt-and-firefox-underpin-an-open-bus-virtual-isp-model-in-china/
 
My four things from APNIC 38

http://blog.apnic.net/2014/10/07/my-four-things-from-apnic-38/
 
Event Wrap: 2nd Interpol Europol Cybercrime Conference

http://blog.apnic.net/2014/10/08/event-wrap-2nd-interpol-europol-cybercrime-conference/
 
(.wf AFNIC)
Already more than 50,000 domain names for the .ovh gTLD!

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/8362/show/already-more-than-50-000-domain-names-for-the-ovh-gtld-2.html
 
Opening of .fr for the registration of domain names with 1 or 2 character(s)

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/8375/show/opening-of-fr-for-the-registration-of-domain-names-with-1-or-2-character-s-3.html
 
(.qa ictQatar)
CRA Issues Advertising Code to monitor telecom promotions to help consumers make informed choices

http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/cra-issues-advertising-code-monitor-telecom-promotions-help-consumers-make-informed
 
(
Afilias)
DNSSEC Adoption – A Status Report (Part One)

http://www.afilias.info/blogs/james-galvin/dnssec-adoption-status-report-part-one
 
Afilias Partners With Internet Society to Sponsor Deploy360 ION Conference Series Through 2016

http://www.afilias.info/news/2014/10/07/afilias-partners-internet-society-sponsor-deploy360-ion-conference-series-through-20
 
(Russia.ru РФ)
Two new registrars accredited in .RU и .РФ domain zones

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=6136
 
.РУС domain has been delegated

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=6133
 
(Neustar)
Neustar Highlights Cyber Risks To Sway $446M Phone Contract

http://www.law360.com/technology/articles/581789/neustar-highlights-cyber-risks-to-sway-446m-phone-contract
 
(Netnod)
IANA stewardship transition Over to you – US to cede IANA stewardship role

http://www.netnod.se/iana-stewardship-transition
 
Netnod, IANA stewardship & I-root

http://www.netnod.se/netnod-iana-stewardship-i-root


Active Surveys

A-Level Survey 2014 – This survey will be closing soon.
Data gathered from this survey will and is currently being used to
provide a large body of knowledge used to feed into survey reports on
specific topics for the benefit of members.  31 responses have been
received from: .ae, .af, .as, .au, .cc, .cn, .cx, .hk, .id, .jo, .jp, .kr, .lk, .mn,
.mo, .mx, .my, .nc, .nf, .nr, .nu, .nz, .om, .pg, .ru, .sa, .sg, .th, .tj, .tw, .vn
If you have not yet completed the survey, we appreciate your response
as soon as possible. You can access the survey at 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/A-level_2014.


Others

A Look at the Security Collapse in the HTTPS Market
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140930_a_look_at_the_security_collapse_in_the_https_market/
 
Internet Regulation: Section 706 vs Title II

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20141008_internet_regulation_section_706_vs_title_ii/
 
5 Common Misconceptions New Registries Make About Domain Revenue

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20141008_5_common_misconceptions_new_registries_make_about_domain_revenue/
 
Beyond NETmundial: Initiative or Inertia?

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20141007_beyond_netmundial_initiative_or_inertia/
 
New gTLDs’ Sales Force a Bottleneck?

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20141007_new_gtlds_sales_force_a_bottleneck/
 
Getting gTLDs Into the Marketing Mix

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20141006_getting_gtlds_into_the_marketing_mix/
 
New gTLD Fees Threaten the Diversity of the Name Space

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20141003_new_gtld_fees_threaten_the_diversity_of_the_name_space/
 
Cigarette Smuggling and Cyber Security: Low-Tech Crimes Fund High-Tech Threats

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20141002_cigarette_smuggling_cyber_security_low_tech_crimes_fund_high_tech/
 
New gTLD Abuse Trends Beginning to Emerge

http://www.circleid.com/posts/201409new_gtld_abuse_trends_beginning_to_emerge/
 
Uniregistry wins .cars gTLD

http://domainincite.com/17491-uniregistry-wins-cars-gtld
 
Gay community not gay enough to win new gTLD

http://domainincite.com/17484-gay-community-not-gay-enough-to-win-new-gtld
 
Music industry gets its ass handed to it by gTLD panel

http://domainincite.com/17478-music-industry-gets-its-ass-handed-to-it-by-gtld-panel
 
.now and .realestate will be restricted, but Donuts keeps .tires open

http://domainincite.com/17475-now-and-realestate-will-be-restricted-but-donuts-keeps-tires-open
 
Freenom adds .gq to free African ccTLD roster

http://domainincite.com/17468-freenom-ads-gq-to-free-african-cctld-roster
 
.nz second-level names now available

http://domainincite.com/17466-nz-second-level-names-now-available
 
“Frustrated” Morocco denies it supported .tata gTLD

http://domainincite.com/17457-frustrated-morocco-denies-it-supported-tata-gtld
 
OVH to give away 50,000 new gTLD names for free

http://domainincite.com/17453-ovh-to-give-away-50000-new-gtld-names-for-free
 
.bayern starts GA with almost 20,000 names

http://domainincite.com/17451-bayern-starts-ga-with-almost-20000-names
 
Phishers prefer free ccTLDs to new gTLDs

http://domainincite.com/17447-phishers-prefer-free-cctlds-to-new-gtlds
 
Athlon.com Wins Weekly Sales List at $100,000

http://www.domainnews.com/athlon-com-wins-weekly-sales-list-at-100-000.html
 
.NYC – 26,853 Registrations on Day One of General Availability

http://www.domainnews.com/nyc-26-853-registrations-on-day-one-of-general-availability.html
 
ICA Adopts Resolution Changing Membership Structure, Adding New Board Member For Junior Membership Classes And Establishing Voting Procedures

http://www.domainnews.com/ica-adopts-resolution-changing-membership-structure.html
 
Wealth.com Domain Name Is Now Up For Sale

http://www.domainnews.com/wealth-com-domain-name-is-now-up-for-sale.html
 
AFNIC To Allow Registrations of 1 and 2 character(s) .FR Domain Names

http://www.domainnews.com/afnic-to-allow-registrations-of-1-and-2-character-s-fr-domain-names.html
 
.NYC Ready To Go!

http://www.domainnews.com/nyc-ready-to-go.html
 
.OVH Goes Bang! 50,000 Registrations In First Five Days Of GA

http://www.domainnews.com/ovh-goes-bang-50-000-registrations.html
 
ICANN: Community Priority Evaluation Results Released

http://www.domainnews.com/icann-community-priority-evaluation-results-released.html
 
Sedo Reports $1,2 Million in Domain Name Sales! Athlon.com Topped Sedo’s Weekly Sales List at $100,000

http://www.domainnews.com/sedo-reports-1-2-million-in-domain-name-sales-athlon-com-topped-sedo-s-weekly-sales-list-at-100-000.html
 
One Other New gTLD Delegated: .Alsace

http://www.domainnews.com/one-other-new-gtld-delegated-alsace.html
 
Over 50,000 .OVH Domain Names Registered

http://www.domainnews.com/over-50-000-ovh-domain-names-registered.html
 
ICANN Pitches Its Tent In LA Next Week For 51st Meeting To Focus on Internet’s Future

http://www.domainnews.com/icann-pitches-tent-in-la.html
 
ICANN Pitches Its Tent In LA Next Week For 51st Meeting To Focus on Internet’s Future

http://www.domainnews.com/icann-pitches-tent-in-la.html
 
StripChat.com Domain Name Sells For $50,000

http://www.domainnews.com/stripchat-com-domain-name-sells-for-50-000.html
 
.DESI DOmain Name Hits General Availability

http://www.domainnews.com/desi-domain-name-hits-general-availability.html
 
Two-Character .PT Domain Names Available for Registration as of November 3,2014

http://www.domainnews.com/two-character-pt-domain-names-available-for-registration-as-of-november-3-2014.html
 
SnapNames To Hold Network Solutions Premium Auction

http://www.domainnews.com/snapnames-to-hold-network-solutions-premium-auction.html
 
RIPE NCC and CENTR Hold Joint Meeting With Governments

http://www.domainnews.com/ripe-ncc-and-centr-hold-joint-meeting-with-governments.html
 
ICA Exploring Domain Theft Project to Counter a Growing Abuse by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association

http://www.domainnews.com/ica-exploring-domain-theft-project-to-counter-a-growing-abuse-by-philip-corwin-internet-commerce-association.html
 
September 2014 Highest Reported Non .COM gTLD Sales

http://www.domainnews.com/september-2014-highest-reported-non-com-gtld-sales.html
 
Baylor University Wins BaylorClub.com Domain Name in Arbitration

http://www.domainnews.com/baylor-university-wins-baylorclub-com-domain-name-in-arbitration.html
 
September 2014 Highest Reported ccTLD Sales

http://www.domainnews.com/september-2014-highest-reported-cctld-sales.html
 
One Other New gTLD Delegated : .ForSale

http://www.domainnews.com/one-other-new-gtld-delegated-forsale.html
 
.XYZ Celebrates Four Months : 100,000 active .XYZ Websites

http://www.domainnews.com/xyz-celebrates-four-months-100-000-active-xyz-websites.html
 
September 2014 Highest Reported .COM Domain Name Sales

http://www.domainnews.com/september-2014-highest-reported-com-domain-name-sales.html
 
.Vlaanderen and .Brussels Available for Companies, Government Departments and Organisations

http://www.domainnews.com/vlaanderen-and-brussels-available-for-companies-government-departments-and-organisations.html
 
Eurid Releases Report for the Second Quarter of 2014

http://www.domainnews.com/eurid-releases-report-for-the-second-quarter-of-2014.html
 
Donuts To Hit One Million New gTLD Registrations This Month

http://www.domainnews.com/donuts-one-million-new-gtld-registrations.html
 
New .ORGANIC TLD welcomes leading brands as .ORGANIC pioneers

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/09/new-organic-tld/
 
Afnic Opens .FR To One And Two Character Registrations

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/09/afnic-opens-fr-to-one-and-two-character-registrations/
 
ICA Adopts Resolution Changing Membership Structure, Adding New Board Member For Junior Membership Classes And Establishing Voting Procedures

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/09/ica-adopts-resolution-changing-membership-structure/
 
TorontoRealEstate.com Tops Weekly Chart In Six-Figure Sale

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/07/torontorealestate-com-tops-weekly-chart-in-six-figure-sale/
 
Continued growth for .EU in Q2

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/05/continued-growth-for-eu-in-q2/
 
.BAYERN Off To A Flying Start On First Day Of GA With 19,000 Registrations

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/02/bayern-flying-start/
 
Freenom Relaunches Equatorial Guinea ccTLD With Free Domains. Will It Be A Future Phishing Target?

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/02/freenom-equatorial-guinea-free-domains/
 
Public Interest Registry Seeks Leaders To Serve On Its NGO Community Advisory Council

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/02/public-interest-registry-seeks-leaders-to-serve-on-its-ngo-community-advisory-council/
 
ICANN: New gTLD Auction Rules Update

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/01/icann-new-gtld-auction-rules-update/
 
ICANN Updates Application Change Request Process

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/01/icann-updates-application-change-request-process/
 
Akamai Releases Second Quarter 2014 ‘State of the Internet’ Report

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/10/01/akamai-releases-second-quarter-2014-state-of-the-internet-report/
 
.NZ Launches Second Level Registrations On 30 September

http://www.domainpulse.com/2014/09/30/nz-second-level-registrations-launch/
 
Daily Domain Sales (10-07-2014): VeryExclusive.com $30,000, NewYork.estate $9,000

http://onlinedomain.com/2014/10/09/news/daily-domain-sales-10-07-2014-veryexclusive-com-30000-newyork-estate-9000/
 
DOMAINSHANE’S BIG LIST OF DOMAIN NAME AUCTION PICKS: THURSDAY 10/9

http://domainshane.com/domainshanes-big-list-domain-name-auction-picks-thursday-109/
 
Domain ownership a hot topic during ICANN 51 conference in Los Angeles

http://acro.net/blog/domains/domain-ownership-hot-topic-icann-51-conference-los-angeles/
 
China.info Sells in Hexonet Drop Auction For $12K

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/10/09/china-info-sells-in-hexonet-drop-auction-for-12k/
 
Domain theft: Should you disclose it, or be quiet about it?

http://acro.net/blog/domains/domain-theft-disclose-quiet/
 
Security is My Top Priority at a Domain Registrar

http://www.domaininvesting.com/security-top-priority-domain-registrar/
 
Domain fights: Chaos in New York City during launch of .NYC

http://domaingang.com/domain-news/domain-fights-chaos-new-york-city-launch-nyc/
 
The magazine industry has its own Domain Registry of America

http://domainnamewire.com/2014/10/07/magazine-industry-trick/
 
Just Added: One New TLD Start-up Plan

http://calzone.org/tld/calzonenews/2014/10/07/just-added-one-new-tld-start-up-plan-10/
 
Several valuable domains reportedly stolen from Moniker accounts

http://domaingang.com/domain-news/several-valuable-domains-reportedly-stolen-moniker-accounts/
 
Which Short Domain Offers Should You Respond To?

http://domainingtips.com/which-short-domain-offers-should-you-respond-to.html


ICANN


ATRT2 Implementation Program Update
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-10-07-en
 
ICG Considering Future Meeting Requests from Community

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2014-09-29-en
 
Countdown to ICANN51: The Newcomer’s Guide to the World of ICANN

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/countdown-to-icann51-the-newcomer-s-guide-to-the-world-of-icann
 
From Inside the Interpretation Booth: Tips for Speakers at ICANN 51

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/from-inside-the-interpretation-booth-tips-for-speakers-at-icann-51
 
Countdown to ICANN51: Trying Some New Things

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/countdown-to-icann51-trying-some-new-things
 
Evaluation of the Enhancing ICANN Accountability Comment Period

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/evaluation-of-the-enhancing-icann-accountability-comment-period
 
ICANN’s New Hedgehog

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-s-new-hedgehog
 
The ICANN Site – A Lot Done; a Lot More to Do

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/the-icann-site-a-lot-done-a-lot-more-to-do
 
ICANN Brief in Geneva: Distributed Internet Governance at Work

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-brief-in-geneva-distributed-internet-governance-at-work
 
Be Careful What You Click: Alert of New Fraudulent Domain Renewal Emails

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/be-careful-what-you-click-alert-of-new-fraudulent-domain-renewal-emails


Current ICANN Public Consultations
Board Working Group Report on Nominating Committee (BWG-NomCom)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/bwg-nomcom-2014-08-21-en
 
Release of Country and Territory Names within the .NEUSTAR TLD

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ctn-release-neustar-2014-09-19-en
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