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Newsletter (26 October 2015)

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Members News


(.cc/.tv Verisign)
Verisign Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results
http://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?
artLink=aHR0cDovL3ZlcmlzaWduLm13bmV3c3Jvb20uY29tL2Fyd
GljbGUvcnNzP2lkPTE5OTUyNDA%3D

 
(.kr KISA)
Foreigners able to open mobile phone accounts quickly
http://koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/tech/2015/09/129_187731.html
 
Internet agency to open platform for IoT security
http://koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/tech/2015/10/129_188576.html
 
(.nz InternetNZ)
Latest stats show Internet use taking off
https://internetnz.nz/news/latest-stats-show-internet-use-taking
 
Community grants help Kiwis benefit from the Internet
https://internetnz.nz/news/community-grants-help-kiwis-benefit-internet
 
(.qa ictQatar)
Progress in Qatar Digital Government Continues in 2015
http://www.ictqatar.qa/en/news-events/news/progress-qatar-digital-government-continues-2015
 
(.de DENIC)
Award for Excellent Security: DENIC Wins CENTR Award 2015
https://www.denic.de/en/denic-in-dialogue/news/4097.html?cHash=7ab634c78a831c7920f198d724448732
 
(Neustar)
Neustar’s UltraDNS Service Fully Restored
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2015/ultradns-outage
 
Neustar to Showcase Fundamental Shifts in Mobility and IP Solutions at COMPTEL PLUS

https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2015/comptel-media-advisory


Others

IGF 2015: Media Registration is open until 5 November
http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/igf2015-media-registration
 
Singapore joins trial of ITU key performance indicators for smart
sustainable cities
http://www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/43.aspx
 
CENTR: Report on ICANN54 in Dublin
https://centr.org/news/icann54
 
European ccTLD News Brief (October 2015)
https://centr.org/news/cctld/10-16-2015/4482/european-cctld-
news-brief-october-2015

 
CENTR holds its 54th General Assembly in Brussels
https://centr.org/news/10-16-2015/4477/centr-holds-its-54th-
general-assembly-brussels

 
DON’T GIVE UP ON MEMBERSHIP!
http://www.internetgovernance.org/2015/10/13/dont-give-up-on-membership/
 
ARIN 36: Policy outcomes
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/10/26/arin-36-policy-outcomes/
 
The ITU begins to review its To Do list
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/10/23/itu-begins-review-list/
 
5 challenges of the Internet of Things
https://blog.apnic.net/2015/10/20/5-challenges-of-the-internet-of-things/
 
ICANN and ETDA Sign Memorandum of Understanding to
Promote Collaboration on Translation
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/10/25/icann-etda-sign-mou/
 
From Law Firms to Bar Associations to Legal Media and
Technology, “.law” Domain Gains Momentum Throughout the
Legal Profession
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/10/26/law-firms-bar-
associations-domain/

 
ICA Asks ICANN BGC to Reconsider Approval of Legacy gTLD
Registry Agreements Containing URS by Philip Corwin, Internet
Commerce Association
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/10/18/ica-icann-bgc-legacy-
gtld-registry-agreements/

 
ICANN: Irish Communications Minister Expresses Support for
Multistakeholder Model, IANA Stewardship Transition
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/10/19/icann-irish-
communications-minister-multistakeholder-model-iana/

 
A meeting of the minds online: .study launches to promote
research, education and learning
http://www.domainpulse.com/2015/10/14/study-launches-to-
promote-research-education-learning/

 
ICANN Compliance Lends a Hand to a Violent Criminal While
Trashing a Legitimate Business
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151023_icann_compliance_lends
_a_hand_to_a_violent_criminal/

 
Steering Website Traffic with Managed DNS vs. IP Anycast
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151023_steering_website_traffic_
with_managed_dns_vs_ip_anycast/

 
Future Network Forum to Be Held in Nanjing in December 2015
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151021_future_network_forum_to
_be_held_in_nanjing_in_december_2015/

 
Nominations Now Open for Public Interest Registry (PIR, Operator
of .ORG) Board of Directors
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151020_nominations_now_open_
for_public_interest_registry/

 
We’re Almost There… IANA Stewardship Transition
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151020_were_almost_there_iana
_stewardship_transition/

 
ICANN Accountability Takes Center Stage at Dublin Meeting
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151019_icann_accountability_tak
es_center_stage_at_dublin_meeting/

 
Why IPv6 Deployment is Slow in Africa & What to Do About It
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151018_why_ipv6_deployment_is
_slow_in_africa_what_to_do_about_it/

 
Our Vision for Advancing and Growing the Domain Industry
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151016_our_vision_for_advancin
g_and_growing_the_domain_industry/

 
WSIS+10 Consultations at the U.N. Next Week: The Negotiations
Are Accelerating
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151016_wsis10_consultations_at
_un_next_week_negotiations_are_accelerating/

 
IGF 2015 Takes Action, Developing Best Practices to Address
Internet Issues
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151015_igf_best_practices_to_ad
dress_internet_issues/

 
Internet Society Releases Internet of Things (IoT) Overview:
Understanding the Issues and Challenges
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151015_internet_society_releases
_internet_of_things_iot_overview/

 
Don’t Give up on Membership
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151014_dont_give_up_on_membership/
 
U.S. Bypassing ICANN on Whois Privacy With Closed-Door
Meeting in Paris
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151021_us_bypassing_icann_on
_whois_privacy_with_closed_door_meeting/

 
ICANN Must Stop Resisting Accountability Changes, Warn US Senators
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151020_icann_must_stop_resistin
g_accountability_changes_warn_us_senators/

 
Content Policing Not Our Responsibility, Says ICANN CEO
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151020_content_policing_not_our
_responsibility_says_icann_ceo/

 
Russia Attempts Large Scale Experiment to Isolate Country from
Global Internet
http://www.circleid.com/posts/russia_attempts_large_scale_experi
ment_to_isolate_country_from_global_inter/

 
Governments Divided Over Management of Core Internet
Functions
http://www.circleid.com/posts/governments_divided_over_manage
ment_of_core_internet_functions/

 
Experts Propose Plan for More Secure Wi-Fi Devices
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151014_experts_propose_plan_fo
r_more_secure_wi_fi_devices/

 
Application for .gay TLD Rejected for the Second Time
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20151013_application_for_gay_tld_r
ejected_for_the_second_time/

ICANN


Removal of Searchable Whois Service From .MEET Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2015-10-22-en
 
ICANN54 Dublin GAC Communiqué
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-10-22-en
 
Call For Action: Public Comment Period for the DNS Study for the Middle East and Adjoining Countries – an ICANN Middle East Initiative
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2015-10-14-en
 
Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability ICANN54 co-Chairs’ Statement

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/cross-community-working-group-on-enhancing-icann-accountability-icann54-co-chairs-statement


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Preliminary Issue Report on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-subsequent-prelim-2015-08-31-en
 
Phase 1 Assessment of the Competitive Effects Associated with the New gTLD Program
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/competitive-effects-assessment-2015-09-28-en
 
New gTLD Auction Proceeds Discussion Paper
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-auction-proceeds-2015-09-08-en
 
IAG Initial Report and Proposed Revisions to the ICANN Procedure for Whois Conflicts with Privacy Laws
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/iag-whois-conflicts-privacy-2015-10-05-en
 
Preliminary Issue Report on a GNSO Policy Development Process to Review All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDs
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rpm-prelim-issue-2015-10-09-en
 
Removal of Searchable Whois Service From .MEET Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/meet-proposed-amendment-2015-10-22-en
 
New gTLD Program Implementation Review Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-draft-review-2015-09-23-en

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