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Newsletter (21 November 2016)

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Members News


(.AU auDA)
Statement from the auDA Board
https://www.auda.org.au/news/statement-from-the-auda-board/
 
Statement from CEO of auDA, Cameron Boardman
https://www.auda.org.au/news/new-auda-news-post-4/
 
auDA has formally advised APrIGF that it is unable to host the 2017 APrIGF
https://www.auda.org.au/news/new-auda-news-post-3/
 
(.AE TRA)
TRA Participates in the Innovation Week with Several Initiatives
https://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2016/11/21/tra-participates-in-the-innovation-week-with-several-initiatives.aspx
 
Within the activities of the Innovation Week 2016 TRA Hosts the Second Edition of the ALECSO Apps Award
https://www.tra.gov.ae/en/media-hub/press-releases/2016/11/13/within-the-activities-of-the-innovation-week-2016-tra-hosts-the-second-edition-of-the-alecso-apps-award.aspx
 
(.JP JPRS)
Hirofumi Hotta of JPRS Re-Elected as the ccNSO Council Member
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2016/161114.html
 
Shinta Sato of JPRS Received an Award in “Community Recognition Program” of ICANN
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2016/161115.html
 
(.NZ InternetNZ)
InternetNZ welcomes NetSafe as approved agency
https://internetnz.nz/news/internetnz-welcomes-netsafe-approved-agency
 
The Internet of Things in NZ – what do we need to do now?
https://internetnz.nz/blog/internet-things-nz-what-do-we-need-do-now
 
Our submission on the NZ Intelligence and Security Bill

https://internetnz.nz/blog/our-submission-nz-intelligence-and-security-bill


Active Survey

Title: Zone Scans
This survey initiated by APTLD aims to understand if and how members scan their zones for aspects relating to DNS quality and/or usage of domain names. It also aims to understand if there is member demand for APTLD to assist in these areas
Access: All ordinary and associate members

Survey linkhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/aptld_zonescans


Others

ITU and the Republic of Belarus Sign Cooperation Agreement
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-CM23.aspx
 
ITU Telecom World 2016 highlights importance of collaboration
across ICT ecosystem to grow digital economy
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2016-PR51.aspx
 
Remarks of Assistant Secretary Strickling at the UK Internet
Governance Forum
https://www.ntia.doc.gov/speechtestimony/2016/remarks-assistant-
secretary-strickling-uk-internet-governance-forum

 
Top 10 trending keywords in .com & .net registrations in October
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-
in-com-net-registrations-in-october-2/

 
Public Interest Registry Selects Afilias for Back-End Registry
Services
http://pir.org/public-interest-registry-selects-afilias-for-back-
end-registry-services/

inSIG 2016: An initiative to engage the community in Internet
Governance discussions
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/11/21/insig-2016-initiative-engage-
community-internet-governance-discussions/

 
Access and education key to future Philippines Internet growth
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/11/17/access-education-key-future-
philippines-internet-growth/

 
Event Wrap: WTSA-16
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/11/18/event-wrap-wtsa-16/
 
Takeaway from RIPE73
https://blog.apnic.net/2016/11/17/takeaways-from-ripe73/
 
Don’t Fall for This Domain Name ‘Expiration’ Scam
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161118_do_not_fall_for_this_domain_name_expiration_scam/

 
How Bubbles Decide Elections
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161115_how_bubbles_decide_elections/

 
The FCC Under Trump – A Long Shot
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161113_the_fcc_under_trump_a_long_shot/

 
The Internet (and ICANN) After the Trump Apocalypse
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161112_the_internet_and_icann_after_the_trump_apocalypse/

 
Russian Security Firm Kaspersky Announces Its Own Secure OS,
14 Years in the Making
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161118_russian_security_firm_kaspersky_announces_its_own_secure_os/

 
FCC Drops Every Major Item from the Agenda
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161116_fcc_drops_every_major_item_from_the_agenda/

 
Akamai: DDoS Attacks Increased 71 Percent in Q3 2016 as
Compared to Q3 2015
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161115_akamai_ddos_attacks_increased_71_percent_in_q3_2016/

 
Could Trump Administration Reverse ICANN Independency? ITIP
Chief Weighs In
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161111_could_trump_administration_reverse_icann_independency/

 
U.S. House Committee to Hold Hearing on Recent Cyberattacks
http://www.circleid.com/posts
/20161109_us_house_committee_to_hold_hearing_on_recent_cyberattacks/

 
.MELBOURNE Turns Two!
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/11/20/melbourne-turns-two/
 
Even If He Wanted To, Probably Too Late For Trump To Reverse
IANA Transition
http://www.domainpulse.com/2016/11/15/too-late-trump-reverse-

iana-transition/


ICANN


ICANN57 Hyderabad GAC Communiqué
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-11-08-en
 
Proposed ICANN Community Anti-Harassment Policy

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2016-11-07-en


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposed Amendment to .XXX Registry Agreement to Transition to New Fee Structure and to Adopt Additional Safeguards
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/xxx-amendment-2016-10-12-en
 
Phase II Assessment of the Competitive Effects Associated with the New gTLD Program
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/competitive-effects-assessment-2016-10-11-en
 
Proposal for Lao Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/lao-lgr-2016-10-24-en
 
Draft PTI FY18 Operating Plan and Budget
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/fy18-pti-operating-plan-budget-2016-10-24-en
 
Revised 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-labeling-display-2016-10-21-en
 
Proposed Implementation of GNSO Thick RDDS (Whois) Transition Policy for .COM, .NET and .JOBS
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-implementation-gnso-thick-rdds-whois-transition-2016-10-26-en
 
Continuous Data-Driven Analysis of Root Server System Stability Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cdar-draft-2016-10-27-en
 
Proposed ICANN Community Anti-Harassment Policy
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/anti-harassment-policy-2016-11-07-en

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