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Newsletter (27 January 2014)

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APTLD

n Next Event: APTLD Members Meeting and Annual General Meeting

Date: February 20th and 21st, 2014

Location: Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa (Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya Selangdor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia)

n APTLD 2014 Election Voting Period will open from 25 Jan – 2 Feb.

n APTLD & APRICOT are moving to Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.


Members

(.au Domain)

Total Internet Group first to implement world-first auDA registrar Information Security Standard

http://www.auda.org.au/news/20140116/

(.cn CNNIC)

CNNIC Released the 33rd Statistical Report on Internet Development in China

http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/hotnews/201401/t20140117_43849.htm

Dr. Li Xiaodong Selected Member of MAG of IGF

http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/hotnews/201401/t20140117_43860.htm

(.ir IRNIC)

.ir (Iran) tops CENTR member Highest Growth for 2013

http://centr.org/news/cctld/01-09-2014/3199/ir-iran-tops-centr-member-highest-growth-2013

(.jp JPRS)

JPRS Revised DNSSEC Practice Statement for the JP Zone (JP DPS)

http://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2014/140117.html

(.wf AFNIC)

The .fr TLD to attend the Paris Trade Fair for Entrepreneurs

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/7580/show/the-fr-tld-to-attend-the-paris-trade-fair-for-entrepreneurs-1.html

The .fr TLD grew 8.2% in 2013, more than the world market average

http://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/7564/show/the-fr-tld-grew-8-2-in-2013-more-than-the-world-market-average.html


Introduction of Jo Lim and auDA

Jo Lim is auDA’s Chief Operations and Policy Officer. She has been with auDA since 2001. She has overseen or drafted all of auDA’s policies to date and ensures auDA runs smoothly. Prior to joining auDA, she worked in government policy. Her major project was assisting the draft of Australia’s Federal Telecommunications Act. Jo also sits on the auDA Board as Company Secretary.

.au Domain Administration (auDA) is the policy authority and industry self-regulator for the .au domain. It is a not-for-profit company endorsed by the Federal Government. auDA educates and informs the public about the .au domain, sets policy, engages with stakeholders and accredits .au registrars. auDA does not provide registry services; this function is up for tender. The .au registry is currently AusRegistry Pty. Ltd. auDA signed a sponsorship agreement with ICANN in 2001. Internationally, auDA is a member of APTLD and ICANN’s ccNSO, an associate member of CENTR and participates in the IGF.


ICANN

IANA Functions Satisfaction Survey Yields Overwhelmingly Positive Results

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-15jan14-en.htm

WEBINAR: ICANN Strategy Panel on Identifier Technology Innovation

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-17jan14-en.htm

Review of Trusted Community Representation in Root Zone DNSSEC Key Signing Ceremonies

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-21jan14-en.htm

Largest Domain Name Expansion in Internet’s History Reaches Benchmark

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-2-21jan14-en.htm

WEBINAR: ICANN Strategy Panel on ICANN Multistakeholder Innovation

http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-23jan14-en.htm


Current ICANN public consultations

ccNSO FoI WG’s Interim Report on “Revocation”

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

Proposal for a Specification 13 to the ICANN Registry Agreement to Contractually Reflect Certain Limited Aspects of “.Brand” New gTLDs

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/spec13-06dec13-en.htm

New gTLD Auction Rules

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

Draft Criteria and Process for Selection of Multistakeholder Ethos Award Pilot Program

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/multistakeholder-ethos-award-06jan14-en.htm

Review of Trusted Community Representation in Root Zone DNSSEC Key Signing Ceremonies

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/tcr-dnssec-key-signing-21jan14-en.htm

Second Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT 2) Final Report & Recommendations

http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/atrt2-recommendations-09jan14-en.htm


Others

Uniregistry’s new TLD launch plans are different from the others

http://domainnamewire.com/2014/01/24/uniregistry-new-tld-launch-plans/

Domain name conference planned in Hong Kong to coincide with INTA meeting

http://domainnamewire.com/2014/01/23/domain-name-conference-hong-kong-inta/

TLDH opens up list of 70,000 premium names for all new gTLDs

http://domainincite.com/15560-tldh-opens-up-list-of-70000-premium-names-for-all-new-gtlds

Eight more new gTLDs delegated

http://domainincite.com/15568-eight-more-new-gtlds-delegated

Ten more new gTLDs go live

http://domainincite.com/15628-ten-more-new-gtlds-go-live

Trademark Clearinghouse using .uno to plug new gTLDs to Spanish markets

http://domainincite.com/15643-trademark-clearinghous-using-uno-to-plug-new-gtlds-to-spanish-markets

2,187 MALICIOUS DOMAINS SUSPENDED IN 2013 IN RUSSIA

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=5401

DOT RF BECOMES A REGISTERED TRADEMARK

http://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=5377

U.S. Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

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

Internet Access Briefly Crippled in China Due to Mysterious Networking Error

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

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