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Newsletter (17 June 2014)

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APTLD

n Next Event: APTLD’s next meeting for Members and Friends will be in Brisbane from 15th of September.

n APTLD newest reports available on the website:

Member Domain Report (May 2014)

n APTLD’s Submission to ICANN:

Supporting the DNS Industry in Underserved Regions


Members

(.jp JPRS)

Translation of “JP Domain Name Registry Report 2013” Posted

http://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2014/140606.html

(.nz InternetNZ)

NetHui 2014 fellowships launched

https://internetnz.net.nz/news/media-releases/2014/NetHui-2014-fellowships-launched

Privacy: it’s worth fighting for

https://internetnz.net.nz/news/blog/2014/Privacy-its-worth-fighting

Election 2014 is around the corner…

https://internetnz.net.nz/news/blog/2014/Election-2014-around-corner

(.sg SGNIC)

SGNIC-Q-14004: Invitation to Quote for a Web Application Penetration Testing (WAPT) service and an optional post review service

http://www.nic.net.sg/news/sgnic-q-14004-invitation-quote-web-application-penetration-testing-wapt-service-and-optional-po

(.wf AFNIC)

Afnic to attend ICANN 50 in London on June 22 to 26, 2014

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/7960/show/afnic-to-attend-icann-50-in-london-on-june-22-to-26-2014.html

The .fr TLD to attend the 2014 Lyon Rhône-Alpes Trade Fair for Entrepreneurs

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/7954/show/the-fr-tld-to-attend-the-2014-lyon-rhone-alpes-trade-fair-for-entrepreneurs.html

Afnic opts for ENTRECOM & DUFRESNE CORRIGAN SCARLETT to promote the .fr TLD

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/7950/show/afnic-opts-for-entrecom-dufresne-corrigan-scarlett-to-promote-the-fr-tld.html

(ictQatar)

ICT Ministry Website Wins Pan-Arab Excellence Awards Academy Gold Shield for Interactive Innovation

http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/ict-ministry-website-wins-pan-arab-excellence-awards-academy-gold-shield

Qatar’s ICT Business Award Announces The Winners of 2014

http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/qatars-ict-business-award-announces-winners-2014


Active Surveys

A-Level Survey 2014 – The data gathered from this survey will be used to provide a body of knowledge which is already being aggregated into multiple reports and analysis of results.

Responses received till now from 26 members representing: .ae, .af, .as, .au, .cc, .tv, .cn, .中国, .cx, .hk, .jo, .jp, .kr, .한국, .lk, .mn, .mo, .my, .nc, .nf, .nr, .nu, .nz, .om, .sa, .sg, .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


ICANN

Introduction of Two-Character Domain Names in the New gTLD Namespace

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2014-06-12-en

Announcing Plans for Public Comment Improvements

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2014-06-12-en

.PARIS – Introduction of Approved Launch Program

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-06-12-en

Public Comment Invited: .NGO and .ONG Registry Services Evaluation Process Request – Introduction of Technical Bundling

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2014-06-10-en

Final “Mitigating the Risk of DNS Namespace Collisions Phase One” Report Published

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2014-06-10-en

Civil Society at ICANN: Everything You Need to Know About the ICANN Meeting in London

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-06-10-en

NTIA IANA Functions’ Stewardship Transition – Process to Develop the Proposal and Next Steps

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-06-06-en

What to Expect at ICANN 50: A Guide for Business Newcomers

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-4-2014-06-04-en

.WED Registry Agreement Amendment – Introduction of Third Level Domain Sales

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2014-06-04-en

ICANN Publishes Quarterly Financial Report (Q3) for Fiscal Year 2014

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2014-06-04-en

Study to Evaluate Solutions for the Submission and Display of Internationalized Contact Data

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-06-04-en

Registrars Stakeholder Group (RrSG) Charter Revisions (May 2014)

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2014-05-31-en

Pre-ICANN 50 Policy Update Webinar

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-05-30-en

Current ICANN public consultations

Proposed Implementation of GNSO PDP Recommendations on Locking of a Domain Name Subject to UDRP Proceedings – Revised UDRP Rules

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/udrp-rules-proposed-2014-05-19-en

ICANN Seeks Public Comment on 2013 RAA Data Retention Specification Data Elements and Legitimate Purposes for Collection and Retention

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/raa-data-retention-spec-2014-03-21-en

Mitigating the Risk of DNS Namespace Collisions

https://www.icann.org/public-comments/name-collision-2014-02-26-en


Others

Escalating Violence in Iraq Leads to Internet Shutdown

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140613_escalating_violence_in_iraq_leads_to_internet_shutdown/

DDoS Attacks Shutdown Several World Cup Websites

http://www.circleid.com/posts/ddos_attacks_shutdown_several_world_cup_websites/

Popular RSS Reader Feedly Suffers Back to Back DDoS Attacks, Held for Ransom

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140612_popular_rss_reader_feedly_suffers_back_to_back_ddos_attacks/

Group Launches Coalition for Local Internet Choice

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140609_group_launches_coalition_for_local_internet_choice/

Paul Vixie on How the Openness of the Internet Is Poisoning Us

http://www.circleid.com/posts/paul_vixie_on_how_the_openness_of_the_internet_is_poisoning_us/

GoDaddy Files for IPO, SEC Filing Indicates No Profits Since 2009

http://www.circleid.com/posts/godaddy_files_for_ipo_sec_filing_indicates_no_profits_since_2009/

Broadband Providers Should Not Treat All Bits the Same, Says Cisco

http://www.circleid.com/posts/broadband_providers_should_not_treat_all_bits_the_same_says_cisco/

Annual Internet Traffic to Grow More Than 20 Percent, Reaching 1.6 Zettabytes by 2018

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20140611_annual_internet_growth_over_20_percent_reaching_16_zettabytes/

IDN DOMAINS HERE TO STAY

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=5768

LACK OF EMAIL SUPPORT HINDERS DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONALIZED DOMAIN NAMES

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=5763

NEW APPROACHES TO DOMAIN DISPUTES

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=5755

88 MALICIOUS DOMAINS NEUTRALIZED IN APRIL

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=5756

Afilias selected for CIO 100 award

http://www.afilias.info/news/2014/06/03/afilias-selected-cio-100-award

M+M profits by losing new gTLD auctions

http://domainincite.com/16829-mm-profits-by-losing-new-gtld-auctions

Donuts wins .gifts, .sarl and .restaurant

http://domainincite.com/16791-donuts-wins-gifts-sarl-and-restaurant

.uk launches with Stephen Fry as anchor tenant

http://domainincite.com/16823-uk-launches-with-stephen-fry-as-anchor-tenant

Breaking: Go Daddy files for $100 million IPO

http://domainincite.com/16813-breaking-go-daddy-files-for-100-million-ipo

Afilias wins .poker gTLD

http://domainincite.com/16773-afilias-wins-poker-gtld

Namestat Drops All Free .XYZ Domains & Schilling’s Registration Of Own Strings From Rankings

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/06/11/namestat-drops-all-free-xyz-domains-schillings-registration-of-own-strings-from-rankings/

Network Solutions Promotion For .Events; 2 of 3 Featured Domains Are Reserved and NA

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/06/10/network-solutions-promotion-for-events-2-of-3-featured-domains-are-reserved-and-na/

Cisco Predicts There Will Be 1.5 Billion More Internet Users By 2018

http://www.thedomains.com/page/3/

.UK Registrants Will Have Home Address Published

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/06/14/uk-registrants-will-have-home-address-published/

UDRP Panel Finds Reverse Domain Name Hijacking On BigBang.com

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/06/12/udrp-finds-reverse-domain-name-hijacking-on-bigbang-com/

What domain names Harvard Business School and others bought last week – See more

http://domainnamewire.com/2014/06/13/domain-names-harvard-business-school/

GoDaddy End User domain name sales

http://domainnamewire.com/2014/06/12/godaddy-end-user-domain-name-sales/

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