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Newsletter (11 May 2015)

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■ APTLD’s next Meeting: Jakarta, Indonesia, in conjunction with APNIC. Online Registration

 Joint Regional ccTLD Organisations (ROs) statement following the I* London meeting. Download


Members News


(.cn CNNIC)
James Prendergast, IEEE Executive Director as well as his team
visited CNNIC
http://www1.cnnic.cn/AU/MediaC/rdxw/2015n/201504/t20150428_5
2143.htm

 
(.jp JPRS)
JPNIC and JPRS publish “History of Internet Resources
Management in Japan – Focusing on Domain Name and IP
Address”
http://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2015/150507.html
 
(.sg SGNIC)
Results of April 2015 Premium Domain Name (“PDN”) Exercise
http://www.nic.net.sg/news/results-april-2015-premium-domain-
name-pdn-exercise

 
(.nz InternetNZ)
Internet Research funding round results announced
https://internetnz.nz/news/internet-research-funding-round-results-
announced

 
Keeping news fit and mobile
https://internetnz.nz/news/keeping-news-fit-and-mobile
 
(.qa ictQatar)
Better Connections Program Trains Volunteers on Delivering ICT
Skills to Transient Laborers
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/better-connections-
program-trains-volunteers-delivering-ict-skills-transient

 
ictQATAR Invites Entries for World Summit Award e-Content 2015
Contest
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/ictqatar-invites-
entries-world-summit-award-e-content-2015-contest

 
(.cc/.tv Verisign)
Verisign Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
http://www.verisigninc.com/en_US/internet-technology-
news/verisign-press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?
artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm13bmV3c3Jvb20uY29tL2Fyd
GljbGUvcnNzP2lkPTE5NDE2NTI%3D

 
(Neustar)
Neustar Security Summit

http://www.cvent.com/events/neustar-security-summit/event-summary-ef429921c15d47cf97737e8375e46196.aspx


Others

Internet Governance Forum Annual Meeting
http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/
 
MEDIA ADVISORY: ITU CELEBRATES 150TH ANNIVERSARY ON
17 MAY
http://newslog.itu.int/archives/920
 
PRESS RELEASE: ITU TO STUDY THE NETWORK
STANDARDIZATION REQUIREMENTS OF ‘5G’
http://newslog.itu.int/archives/914
 
Internet Society Announces Appointments to Public Interest
Registry Board of Directors
http://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-society-announces-
appointments-public-interest-registry-board-directors

 
Blog post: Roadmap or dead end? Towards a ‘digital single
market’
https://centr.org/news/digital-single-market/05-07-2015/4168/blog-
post-roadmap-or-dead-end-towards-digital-single-mark

 
European ccTLD News Brief (May 2015)
https://centr.org/news/cctld/05-04-2015/4159/european-cctld-
news-brief-may-2015

 
THE GULF OF TONKIN: ICANN BOARD RESPONDS TO
MONOPOLY ALLEGATIONS
http://www.internetgovernance.org/2015/05/07/the-gulf-of-tonkin-
icann-board-responds-to-monopoly-allegations/

 
ICANN WANTS AN IANA FUNCTIONS MONOPOLY – WILL IT
WRECK THE TRANSITION PROCESS TO GET IT?
http://www.internetgovernance.org/2015/04/28/icann-wants-an-
iana-functions-monopoly-and-its-willing-to-wreck-the-transition-
process-to-get-it/

 
ICA to ICANN: We’ll “Vigorously Oppose” Changing URS to
Facilitate RDNH by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/10/ica-to-icann-well-
vigorously-oppose-changing-urs-to-facilitate-rdnh-by-philip-
corwin-internet-commerce-association/

 
ICANN: gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) Charter
Amendments
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/09/icann-gtld-registries-
stakeholder-group-rysg-charter-amendments/

 
Rightside Gains In Q1, From Registrations And New gTLD
Application Withdrawls
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/08/rightside-gains-in-q1-
from-registrations-and-new-gtld-application-withdrawls/

 
Another Republican Hopeful Beaten to Domain, But Forks Out
Over $100,000 For It
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/07/another-republican-
hopeful-beaten-to-domain-but-forks-out-over-100000-for-it/

 
.NGO And .ONG gTLDs Now Available To Non-Profits Globally
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/08/ngo-and-ong-gtlds-now-
available-to-non-profits-globally/

 
Berlin Still Number One For .DE, While Osnabruck Leads On Per
Capita Basis
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/05/berlin-number-one-for-
de/

 
CentralNic and NCC Group join forces to protect businesses and
their brands from domain abuse
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/05/centralnic-and-ncc-
group-join-forces-to-protect-businesses-and-their-brands-from-
domain-abuse/

 
Big Three Letter Sale Tops Weekly Chart
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/03/big-three-letter-sale-
tops-weekly-chart/

 
ICANN Admits New gTLD Application Privacy Breaches
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/01/icann-admits-new-gtld-
application-privacy-breaches/

 
.ME Passes 800,000 Registrations
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/05/01/me-passes-800000/
 
CENTR launches the call for nominations for its 2015 CENTR
Awards
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/04/30/centr-launches-2015-
awards/

 
Senate Judiciary Leaders Ask New IP Czar to Facilitate ICANN-
Focused Conversations by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce
Association
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/04/29/senate-judiciary-
leaders-ask-new-ip-czar-to-facilitate-icann-focused-
conversations-by-philip-corwin-internet-commerce-association/

 
Unmet Fundamental Requisites for a Successful gTLDs Program
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150507_unmet_fundamental_req
uisites_for_a_successful_gtlds_program/

 
Why Small Businesses Should Start Trusting the Cloud (Reasons
to Convince Your Boss)
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150507_why_small_businesses
_should_start_trusting_the_cloud/

 
Live Streaming Apps: Piracy Trends Are-A-Changing
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150506_live_streaming_apps_pir
acy_trends_are_a_changing/

 
Will Telcos Be Able to Harness the New Business Opportunities
of 5G?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150506_will_telcos_be_able_to_
harness_new_business_opportunities_of_5g/

 
Measuring Canada’s Internet Performance One Test at a Time
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150506_measuring_canadas_int
ernet_performance_one_test_at_a_time/

 
Cloud Versus Dedicated Data Centers: Rumble in the Virtual
Jungle
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150505_cloud_versus_dedicated
_data_centers_rumble_in_the_virtual_jungle/

 
A Perfect Storm: Net Neutrality Debate Poised to Spread Its Wings
Down Under
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150504_perfect_storm_net_neutr
ality_debate_poised_to_spread_its_wings/

 
Competition for Monopoly gTLDs

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20150429_competition_for_monopoly_gtlds/


ICANN

ccNSO Meeting in Buenos Aires – Agenda
http://ccnso.icann.org/node/47019
 
gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) Charter Amendments
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-08-en
 
ICANN Holds Calls with Community on Public Comments Submitted on the Draft FY16 Operating Plan and Budget
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-05-05-en
 
GNSO Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group Initial Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-05-en
 
Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability) – Input Needed on its Proposed Accountability Enhancements (Work Stream 1)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2015-05-04-en
 
WEBINAR: Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability): Presentation on the Draft Report for Public Comment
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-05-04-en
 
IDN ccTLD Request from Greece Successfully Passes String Evaluation
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-04-en
 
ICG Announces Update Regarding Community Comments and the ICG Forum
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-05-01-en
 
Board Approves ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan (FY16-FY20)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-05-01-en
 
New gTLD Applicant and GDD Portal Update
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-04-30-en
Current ICANN Public Consultations

Release of Country and Territory Names within the .HONDA, .AXA, .EPSON, .HSBC, .XYZ and .COLLEGE TLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ctn-release-tlds-2015-03-31-en
 
Proposed Implementation of GNSO PDP Recommendations on Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP) Part C
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/irtp-c-2015-03-30-en
 
2nd Draft Proposal of the Cross Community Working Group to Develop an IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal on Naming
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cwg-stewardship-draft-proposal-2015-04-22-en
 
Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability) – Input Needed on its Proposed Accountability Enhancements (Work Stream 1)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ccwg-accountability-draft-proposal-2015-05-04-en
 
gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) Charter Amendments
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rysg-charter-amendments-2015-05-08-en
 
GNSO Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group Initial Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ppsai-initial-2015-05-05-en

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