Newsletter (19 November 2018)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD75, Dubai, UAE, 20-21 February 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (16 November 2018)
■ Call for ICANN64 Fellowship View
■ Sign up for the Webinar on DPO and GDPR Link
■ APTLD Member Satisfaction Survey 2018 Link
■ Survey: Whois status and impacts from GDPR Link

■ Member Statistics Dashboard Updated View (Ordinary Members Only)



Members News


(.CC/.TV Verisign)
VERISIGN ANNOUNCES קום. DOMAIN NAMES ARE AVAILABLE FOR
GENERAL REGISTRATION
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/verisign-announces-%d7%a7%d7%95%d7%9d-domain-names-are-available-for-general-registration/

Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in October
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-in-com-and-net-registrations-in-october/

(.NZ InternetNZ)
New report amplifies voices of Kiwis experiencing digital exclusion
https://internetnz.nz/news/new-report-amplifies-voices-kiwis-experiencing-digital-exclusion

Talking to Parliament about disinformation
https://internetnz.nz/blog/talking-parliament-about-disinformation

InternetNZ contributes to growth of Internet knowledge in NZ
https://internetnz.nz/blog/internetnz-contributes-growth-internet-knowledge-nz

Two of 2000 at the Internet Governance Forum in Paris
https://internetnz.nz/blog/two-2000-internet-governance-forum-paris

Domain Name Commission Limited Board Meeting – 28 September 2018
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1746

(.UZ UZINFOCOM)
.com Domain Has No Cause to Doubt Its Dominant Position
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1448

(Neustar)
Introducing Connections Magazine – Your Source for Insights on Trusted Communications
https://www.communications.neustar/blog/connections-magazine-trusted-communications?opt-out=false&_ga=2.120860360.1507376721.1542590173-1752323345.1538985587

(Netnod)
Netnod Board strengthened with the appointment of two new members
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-board-strengthened-with-the-appointment-of-two-new-members

Call for presentations!
https://www.netnod.se/news/call-for-presentations%21

Netnod comments on the Proposal for discontinuing seasonal changes of time and repealing Directive 2000/84/EC.
https://www.netnod.se/news/netnod-comments-on-the-proposal-for-discontinuing-seasonal-changes-of-time-and-repealing-directive

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Number of violating domains decreases in October
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12684

7th Learn the Internet, Manage It! national online competition kicks off
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12688

“Today the internet has more rights for user data than states”
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12696

Russia advocates increased government role in internet governance

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12699



Other
Congrats to Kristina Hakobyan of .AM and Sergo Karakozov of the IDN ccTLD of Georgia on having been selected as ICANN64 Fellows
https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/fellowship-participants-2018-11-12-en

Threat intelligence sharing, awareness keys to cybersafety in Malaysia
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/19/threat-intelligence-sharing-awareness-keys-to-cybersafety-in-malaysia/

ITU Plenipotentiary Conference sees little middle ground
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/09/itu-plenipotentiary-conference-sees-little-middle-ground/

Event Wrap: Peering Asia 2.0
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/08/event-wrap-peering-asia-2-0/

Youth IGF India 2018 engages female Internet leaders of the future
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/08/youth-igf-india-2018/

The fight over the DNS and the future of root zones set up at the edge
https://www.centr.org/news/news/the-fight-over-the-dns-and-the-future-of-root-zones-set-up-at-the-edge.html

PRESS RELEASE: EURALO and CENTR Sign MoU at IGF 2018
https://www.centr.org/news/news/press-release-euralo-and-centr-sign-mou-at-igf-2018.html

CENTR publishes its CENTRstats Global TLD Report Q3/2018
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-centrstats-global-tld-report-q3-2018.html

CENTR publishes its Report on RIPE77
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-report-on-ripe77.html

Route Leak Causes Major Google Outage
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/route-leak-caused-a-major-google-outage/

IETF 103, Day 4: Trusted Systems, IoT & IPv6
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/ietf-103-day-4/

IETF 103, Day 3: DNS Privacy, TLS & IoT
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/ietf-103-day-3-2/

IETF 103, Day 2: IPv6, NTP, Routing Security & IoT
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/ietf-103-day-3/

Internet Hall of Fame Nominations Open 1 January
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/internet-hall-of-fame-nominations-open-1-january/

VIDEO: Internet Society CEO says network resilience can help tackle Dark Web
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/features/2018/11/06/VIDEO-Internet-Society-CEO-says-network-resilience-can-help-tackle-Dark-Web.html

The Youth Internet Governance Forum India: Our Experience
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/youth-internet-governance-forum-yigf-india/

ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 endorses harnessing new technologies and breaks ITU records for gender parity
http://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/default.aspx

SpaceX Wins FCC Approval to Deploy 7,518 Satellites for Broadband Communications
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181115_spacex_wins_fcc_approval_to
_deploy_7518_satellites_for_broadband/


Berners-Lee Launches Global Campaign to Save the Web From Destruction
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181105_berners_lee_launches_global
_campaign_to_save_the_web_from/


Google Announces .DEV Sunrise to Commence 16 January
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/11/14/google-dev-sunrise-commence-january/

ICANN probing Donuts and Tucows over anti-Jewish web site
http://domainincite.com/23672-icann-probing-donuts-and-tucows-over-anti-jewish-web-site

First non-brand gTLD to go dark
http://domainincite.com/23668-first-non-brand-gtld-to-go-dark

Afilias bought .io for $70 million
http://domainincite.com/23650-afilias-bought-io-for-70-million

Wagner takes dig at Verisign as GoDaddy reports $310 million domain revenue
http://domainincite.com/23647-wagner-takes-dig-at-verisign-as-godaddy-reports-310-million-domain-revenue

Will ICANN take a bigger slice of the .com pie, or will .domainers get URS?
http://domainincite.com/23644-will-icann-take-a-bigger-slice-of-the-com-pie-or-will-domainers-get-urs

Trump gives Verisign almost $1 billion in free money

http://domainincite.com/23641-trump-gives-verisign-almost-1-billion-in-free-money


ICANN


Registration Now Open for 2018 LAC DNS Forum
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-06-en

Public Comment Period Extended: Registration Directory Service (RDS-WHOIS2) Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-11-06-en

ICANN Board Reaffirms Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-08-en

Successful Candidates Selected for NextGen@ICANN64
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-09-en

Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN64 Fellowship
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-12-en

ICANN Opportunities to Participate: Reviews
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-13-en

Policy Status Report: Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-14-en

ICANN65 Fellowship Application Round Now Open
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-11-14-en

Application for New Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Dispute-Resolution Service Provider
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-16-en

The Eastern European DNS Forum Comes to Moscow
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-19-en

(ccNSO)
.li and .ch join as newest members of the ccNSO
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-12nov18-en.htm

Election Notice: ccNSO Council, European Region

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-07nov18-en.htm



Current ICANN Public Consultations

Initial Report of the New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross-Community Working Group
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-auction-proceeds-initial-2018-10-08-en

Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT) Final Report & Recommendations
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cct-final-recs-2018-10-08-en

Draft Final Report of The Second Security and Stability Advisory Committee Review (SSAC2)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ssac-review-final-2018-10-15-en

Supplemental Initial Report on the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (Overarching Issues & Work Tracks 1-4)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-subsequent-procedures-supp-initial-2018-10-30-en

Policy Status Report: Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/irtp-status-2018-11-14-en

Application for New Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Dispute-Resolution Service Provider
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/udrp-provider-2018-11-16-en