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Newsletter (7 December 2015)

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Members News


(.cc/.tv Verisign)
In Network Security Design, It’s About the Users
http://blogs.verisign.com/blog/entry/in_network_security_design_it

Security Intelligence Best Practices for the Financial Industry
http://blogs.verisign.com/blog/entry/security_intelligence_best_practices_for

(.cn CNNIC)
Baidu’s New Top-level Domain Name .baidu Transferred to CNNIC
http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/2015n/201512/t20151202_53086.htm

CNNIC Hosts Internet Plus Seminar at the 10th United Nations Internet Governance Forum
http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/2015n/201512/t20151202_53087.htm

(.nz InternetNZ)
www.govt.nz great example of user-friendly and innovative site
https://internetnz.nz/blog/wwwgovtnz-great-example-user-friendly-and-innovative-site

Four Taranaki schools award digital creativity
https://internetnz.nz/blog/four-taranaki-schools-award-digital-creativity

(.sg Singapore Network Information Centre)
SGNIC-Q-15006: Invitation to Quote for a set of FW
http://www.nic.net.sg/news/sgnic-q-15006-invitation-quote-set-fw

(ictQatar)
Qatar Participates in 4th GCC eGovernment Award, Conference and Exhibition 2015
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/qatar-participates-4th-gcc-egovernment-award-conference-and-exhibition-2015

ictQATAR’s “SafeSpace” Awarded Best eGovernment Website at Bahrain Summit
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/ictqatar%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Csafespace%E2%80%9D-awarded-best-egovernment-website-bahrain-summit

Q-CERT’s Third National Cyber Security Drill “Star-3” in Collaboration with Qatar University

http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/q-cert%E2%80%99s-third-national-cyber-security-drill-%E2%80%9Cstar-3%E2%80%9D-collaboration-qatar


APTLD Survey

A new survey has been launched with the below details.  Please note that the individual results will be available only to those that participate.  All others will receive a summary report.


Title: ccTLD Marketing Strategies
Initiator: SG NIC (.sg)
Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ccTLD_marketing_strategies
Close date: 30 Jan 2016
Access: All APTLD full members

Background: The survey aims to gather data on recent marketing campaigns among ccTLDs, the target audiences, methods used and effectiveness etc.


Others

ITU releases annual global ICT data
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/57.aspx#.VmUhLOJTSPc

ITU, UN Women recognize outstanding contributions to
women’s empowerment through technology
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/58.aspx#.VmUhT-JTSPc
ITU statistics symposium underlines enormous untapped
potential of ICTs to improve socio-economic development
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/CM19.aspx

Is IP Spoofing A Problem Worth Solving?
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2015/11/ip-
spoofing-problem-worth-solving

Bringing back trust to data processing
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/europe-
bureau/2015/11/bringing-back-trust-data-processing

Mauritania Internet Exchange Point to be launched on 27
November 2015
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/africa-
bureau/2015/11/mauritania-internet-exchange-point-be-
launched-27-november-2015

Save the date! 4th Africa DNS Forum in March 2016
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/africa-
bureau/2015/11/save-date-4th-africa-dns-forum-march-2016

Réservez ces dates! 4ème édition du forum de système de
noms de domaine africain (DNS) en Mars 2016
http://www.internetsociety.org/fr/blog/africa-
bureau/2015/11/r%C3%A9servez-ces-dates-4%C3%A8me-
%C3%A9dition-du-forum-de-syst%C3%A8me-de-noms-de-domaine

INET Islamabad helps provide a foundation for Pakistan to
start on the path to a digital economy
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/asia-pacific-
bureau/2015/11/inet-islamabad-helps-provide-foundation-
pakistan-start-path-digital

Where is WSIS heading post-2015?
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/public-
policy/2015/12/where-wsis-heading-post-2015

Connecting the unconnected – walking the talk in Central Asia
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/europe-
bureau/2015/12/connecting-unconnected-walking-talk-central-asia

Remembering Rob Blokzijl
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-
matters/2015/12/remembering-rob-blokzijl

Encryption and law enforcement: aiming for trust
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters-public-
policy/2015/12/encryption-and-law-enforcement-aiming-trust

Let’s Encrypt Enters Public Beta to Increase Encryption on the Internet
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/tech-matters/2015/12/lets-
encrypt-enters-public-beta-increase-encryption-internet

Innovate or die – Asian SMEs move to cloud computing
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/asia-pacific-
bureau/2015/12/innovate-or-die-asian-smes-move-cloud-computing

Building Technical Capacity in the Kyrgyz Republic
http://www.internetsociety.org/blog/development/2015/12/buil
ding-technical-capacity-kyrgyz-republic

Remarks by Deputy Assistant Secretary Simpson at PLI/FCBA
Telecommunications Policy & Regulation Institute
https://www.ntia.doc.gov/speechtestimony/2015/remarks-
deputy-assistant-secretary-simpson-plifcba-12032015

LACNIC among the Greatest Places to Work
http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/anuncios/2015-lacnic-great-place-to-work

Volunteer to Serve on ARIN’s 2016 Meeting Fellowship
Selection Committee
https://www.arin.net/announcements/2015/20151202.html

Examining IPv6 Performance
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/24/examining-ipv6-performance/

IGF 2015: The 10 Greatest Hits
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/24/igf-2015-greatest-hits/

Event Wrap: RIPE 71, Romania
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/25/6669/

Fellows excited to be a part of IGF community
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/25/fellows_excited_to_be_apar
t_of_igf_community/

Hackathon in RIPE Atlas delivers results @ RIPE 71
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/26/hackathon-ripe-atlas-
delivers-results-ripe-71/

International Humanitarian Law and the Internet @ RIPE 71
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/26/international-humanitarian-
law-internet-ripe-71/

Sharing knowledge @ APRICOT 2016
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/27/sharing-knowledge-
required-to-operate-internet-in-asia-pacific/

Understanding the IPv4 Secondary Market
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/27/6765/

Event Wrap: IRINN 3rd OPM, India
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/27/event-wrap-irinn-3rd-opm/

Event Wrap: CommuniCast 2015 and MMNOG 2015
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/11/30/event-wrap-communicast-
2015-and-mmnog/

Championing IPv6 deployment in Malaysia
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/12/01/championing-ipnt-in-malaysia/

Turris Omnia: NIC.CZ open-design router
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/12/02/turris-omnia-nic-cz-open-design-router/

Security Audit Workshop, February 2016, Cambodia
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/12/03/security-audit-workshop-
february-cambodia/

Vale Rob Blokzijl 1943-2015
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/12/03/vale-rob-blokzijl/

Where is WSIS heading post-2015?
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/12/04/where-is-wsis-heading-post-2015/

What is Internet Week?
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/12/07/what-is-internet-week/

Event Wrap: IPv6 Summit in Tokyo 2015 & Internet Week
2015 Tokyo
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/12/07/event-wrap-ipv6-summit-in-
tokyo-2015-internet-week-2015-tokyo/

Verisign warns about Chinese .com boom
http://domainincite.com/19653-verisign-warns-about-chinese-com-boom

Bladel romps home in ICANN election re-run
http://domainincite.com/19655-bladel-romps-home-in-icann-election-re-run

Complaints over 50% .uk price hike
http://domainincite.com/19657-complaints-over-50-uk-price-hike

It’s official: new gTLDs didn’t kill anyone
http://domainincite.com/19662-its-official-new-gtlds-didnt-kill-anyone

Domaining Europe moves to the Netherlands
http://domainincite.com/19664-domaining-europe-moves-to-the-netherlands

ICANN security advisor predicts “hundreds” of new gTLDs will “go dark”
http://domainincite.com/19667-icann-security-advisor-
predicts-hundreds-of-new-gtlds-will-go-dark

Schilling: registries could wind-down unprofitable gTLDs
http://domainincite.com/19671-schilling-registries-could-wind-
down-unprofitable-gtlds

Google Received 65.9 Million Take Down Requests Last
Month, Company Reports
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151124_google_received_65
_9_million_take_down_requests_last_month/

ISOC Joins 200 Others Urging UN to Safeguard Key Internet Principles
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151124_isoc_joins_200_orgs
_urging_un_to_safeguard_key_internet_principles/

US, China Reach Agreement on Guidelines to Combat Cybercrime
http://www.circleid.com/posts/us_china_reach_agreement_on
_guidelines_to_combat_cybercrime/

Security Firm Predicts Unprecedented Series of New gTLD Failures by 2017
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151204_security_firm_predict
s_unprecedented_series_of_new_gtld_failures/

Domain Sales Fail To Reach Six-Figure Sum For Second Week In A Row
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/11/27/domain-sales-fail-reach-six-figure/

Chinese Investors, Registrants Driving .COM Growth: Verisign
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/11/25/chinese-investors-registrants-driving-com-growth-verisign/

Nominet Ups Wholesale ,UK Fee and Seeks Comments On Updated T&Cs
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/11/27/nominet-ups-wholesale-uk-fee/

TLD Logic Launches Tools For Monitoring And Analysing Global Domain Trends
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/01/tld-logic-tools-monitoring-analysing-global-trends/

989.COM Tops Weekly Chart Selling For $818,181.18
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/02/989-com-tops-weekly-chart-selling-for-818181-18/

Europol Takes Down Another Thousand Websites Selling Counterfeit Goods
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/02/europol-thousand-websites-counterfeit-goods/

Daily Wrap: Brands and New gTLDs, .SU Still Going and Verisign Discusses .COM Contract Renewal
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/03/daily-wrap-brands-and-new-gtlds-su-still-going-and-verisign-discusses-com-contract-renewal/

GLOBAL Gives Away Premium Domain Every Day Till Christmas
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/03/global-gives-away-premium-domain-every-day-till-christmas/

Dot Londoners Get In the Festive Spirit with Twitter Advent Calendar
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/06/dot-londoners-get-in-the-festive-spirit-with-twitter-advent-calendar/

ICA Tells ICANN That Comprehensive UDRP Review Should Follow RPM Analysis by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/06/ica-icann-comprehensive-udrp-review/

New numeric domain filter from Sedo
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/06/new-numeric-domain-filter-sedo/

Radix Closes Holiday Sales with Over 35K Paid Registrations
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/06/radix-closes-holiday-sales-with-over-35k-paid-registrations/

CLUB Hits Record Breaking $1.6m In November Premium Sales And Registrations
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/12/06/club-record-breaking-november-sales/

ICANN

IANA Stewardship Transition: Another Step Closer
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/iana-stewardship-transition-another-step-closer

What is Authorization and Access Control?
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/what-is-authorization-and-access-control

We Lost Rob Blokzijl This Week
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/we-lost-rob-blokzijl-this-week

Introducing The USC Annenberg Internet Diplomacy Spring Institute
https://www.icann.org/news/blog/introducing-the-usc-annenberg-internet-diplomacy-spring-institute

Request for Proposal: Study About the Domain Name System (DNS) Industry and Business in Africa
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-11-30-en

Mitigating the Risk of DNS Namespace Collisions Final Report by JAS Global Advisors
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-11-30-en

CCWG-Accountability – Draft Proposal on Work Stream 1 Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2015-11-30-en

IDN ccTLD Request from European Commission Successfully Passes String Evaluation
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-12-02-en

Continuous Data-driven Analysis of Root Server System Stability (CDAR) Study Plan
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-12-02-en

Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Operational Profile for gTLD Registries and Registrars
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-12-03-en

Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick Whois Consensus Policy Requiring Consistent Labeling and Display of RDDS (Whois) Output for All gTLDs
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-12-03-en

Label Generation Ruleset for the Root Zone Version 1 (LGR-1)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-12-04-en

Current ICANN Public Consultations

New gTLD Program Implementation Review Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-draft-review-2015-09-23-en

CCWG-Accountability – Draft Proposal on Work Stream 1 Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-ccwg-accountability-proposal-2015-11-30-en

Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Operational Profile for gTLD Registries and Registrars
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rdap-profile-2015-12-03-en

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-output-2015-12-03-en

Label Generation Ruleset for the Root Zone Version 1 (LGR-1)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lgr-1-2015-12-04-en

Label Generation Ruleset for the Root Zone Version 1 (LGR-1)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lgr-1-e2-2015-12-04-en

Continuous Data-driven Analysis of Root Server System Stability (CDAR) Study Plan
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cdar-study-plan-2015-12-02-en

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