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n Next Event: APTLD’s next meeting for Members and Friends will be in Muscat, Oman starting on Sunday, 11 May 2014. There will be three days of conference and may be additional days for focused workshops.
n APTLD is now seeking volunteers to participate in the Oman meeting.
MoU Signed between APTLD and APRALO during ICANN 49
APTLD’s Don Hollander and APRALO’s Siranush Vardanyan signing a MoU between the two organisations during the ICANN meeting in Singapore 26 March 2014.
APRALO consists of 35 certified At-Large Structures who cover the huge territories from Caucasus to New Zealand, from China to Australia and from the Middle East to the Pacific Islands. According to the World Internet Users Statistics, the APRALO region makes up 49.5% of all internet users. On March 26 2014 during ICANN 49 Public meeting in Singapore APRALO very privileged to sign an official Memorandum of Understanding with Regional APTLD. This is the new era of mutual cooperation and support with important regional organisation, which will strengthen the relationship that APRALO has, and can continue into the future in partnership with this important regional partner.
When she’s not pursuing international cooperation agreements, Siranush is engaged in the development of the Internet community in Armenia, where she juggles the role of mother and local and global advocate for Internet users.
Don Hollander has been the General Manager of APTLD just since November last year. In his spare time he surrounds himself with more than 60,000 books – and likes cooking round food.
Survey: Launch and Use of IDNs (2014) – This survey was initiated by the Registry for .eu (EURid) who will use some of the data received to feed into their IDN World Report. Access the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QZH9QYC.
(Members who have already submitted to this survey: .au, .cn, .kr, .lk, .mo, .nu, .sg, شبكة)
Survey: A-Level 2014 – The data gathered from this large scale survey will be used to provide a large body of knowledge which initially will be aggregated into multiple in-depth reports and analysis of its results. Access the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/A-level_2014.
(Already responded to the survey: .as, .au, .cn, .hk, .jo, .jp, .my, .nc, .nf, .nr, .nu, .nz, .om, .sa, .tj, .tw, .vn)
Shot in the arm for Internet researchers
Prepared Statement of InternetNZ before the Justice and Electoral Select Committee on the Harmful Digital Communications Bill
(.sg Singapore Network Information Centre)
Special names for a limited period! Grab it now!
Afnic – INPI Workshop on Domain Names on March 25
What is the Average Age of a Domain Name Under the .fr TLD?
Afnic Re-Organization Effective as of March 31, 2014
Afnic to Attend WorldHostingDays 2014
Communications Regulatory Authority Organizes Telecommunications Regulatory Conference 2014
H.E. Dr. Hessa Al-Jaber Leads Qatar Delegation to ITU’s 6th WTDC in Dubai
Notice of Preliminary Determination To Grant Registrar Data Retention Waiver Request for NAMEWEB BVBA
ICANN Seeks Public Comment on 2013 RAA Data Retention Specification Data Elements and Legitimate Purposes for Collection and Retention
175+ New gTLDs Delegated
“.Africa” Signing Ceremony Held at ICANN 49
Singapore GAC Communiqué
Fellowship Program Brings Global Voices Together at ICANN | Fellows Announced for London Meeting
Update from the 2014 Nominating Committee Chair
Current ICANN public consultations
Draft Implementation Plan for the WHOIS Online Accuracy and Reporting System
Mitigating the Risk of DNS Namespace Collisions
Proposal for the Use of Mandatory Policy Advisory Boards for Regulated Industry Sector and Consumer-Trust-Sensitive New gTLD Strings
TMCH brags about numbers, but what do they mean?
.UK adds registry lock option
United Internet taking market share from GoDaddy in new TLDs
Some SnapNames-caught domains to be managed at NetworkSolutions
Major email providers blocking some RAA verification emails
.email sells almost 10,000 names on day one
EU buys more time for .wine talks after surprise GAC objection
Republicans introduce pointless ICANN bill
.hotels applicant files IRP on ICANN
Over half a million Trademark Claims notices served
Despite IRP, .africa gets a new gTLD contract
Under global spotlight, ICANN forced to choose between GAC and the GNSO
OMG! gTLD applicant actually wins objection appeal
Who runs the internet? An ICANN 49 primer
Turkey blocks Google DNS in Twitter crackdown
Applicant claims “rogue” GAC rep killed its gTLD
Well At Least Microsoft Is Happy About The US Giving Up Oversight of ICANN
US Ambassador and US Commerce Dept Assistant Secretary Defend Transition of IANA Oversight
Secure Domain Foundation Launched to Help Internet Infrastructure Operators Fight Cybercrime
CENTR Reports on Latest ccTLD Stats
SPECIAL: Updates from the ICANN Meetings in Singapore
What the US Government Said About IANA in Singapore
Proceedings of Name Collisions Workshop Available
Internet Society Calls for Restoration of Full Internet Access in Turkey
US House Hearing Scheduled on Internet Stability, IANA Transition
Zen Systems (AS28717) is now connected at Netnod COMIX!
Valve Corporation (32590) has upgraded at Netnod!
.РФ DOMAIN: ONE OF THE LARGEST INTERNATIONALIZED DOMAIN NAMES IN EUROPE
Tony Kirsch announced as Head of Global Consulting of ARI Registry Services
Second US bill would block IANA transition
ICANN fights the fear in Congressional hearing
Indonesia’s Largest Telecom Provider Leaks Large Portions of the Global Routing Table
European Parliament Votes to Drop Mobile Phone Roaming Fees While Abroad
European Standardization Organizations Discuss Role of Standards for EU Cybersecurity Strategy
35 Senators Demand Answers On NTIA Plan Of Giving Up Oversight of ICANN
Domains Acquired Through SnapNames Creds Will Be Managed By NetworkSolutions.com