Newsletter (3 December 2018)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD75, Dubai, UAE, 20-21 February 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (30 November 2018)
■ Webinar on GDPR and DPO Completed View
■ APTLD75 Fellows Selected View
■ Survey highlights: Whois status and impacts from GDPR Link

■ Reminder: APTLD Membership Satisfaction Survey 2018 Link


Members News


(.AU auDA)
Update on auDA's Governance Reform
https://www.auda.org.au/news/update-on-audas-governance-reform/

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Spark Jump Hui 2018
https://internetnz.nz/JumpHui2018

wex.nz Domain Name Suspension
https://www.dnc.org.nz/index.php/statement/wexnz

Online safety recognised as a priority in new MoU
https://www.dnc.org.nz/index.php/the-commission/news/1765

DNC Newsletter November 2018
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1767

(.UZ UZINFOCOM)
Three New Top-Level Domain Had Ceased to Exist
https://cctld.uz/news/?detail=1450&lang=eng

(.WS AFNIC)
Afnic launches the first edition of its "Coaching Days'
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11260/show/afnic-launches-the-first-edition-of-its-coaching-days.html

Réussir en .fr advises and accompanies entrepreneurs at the Nantes Pays de la Loire Trade Fair
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11249/show/reussir-en-fr-advises-and-accompanies-entrepreneurs-at-the-nantes-pays-de-la-loire-trade-fair.html

(Neustar)
Neustar To Acquire Leading Authentication and Fraud Solution Provider TRUSTID
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2018/TRUSTID?opt-out=false

MEF18: The Exciting Reality of Inter-Provider Services
https://www.communications.neustar/blog/mef2018-exciting-reality-inter-provider-services?opt-out=false&_ga=2.80173520.611033004.1543806956-1752323345.1538985587

(.DE DENIC)
"Digital Participation" is the Focal Topic at the 10th Internet Governance Forum Germany
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/digitale-teilhabe-zentrales-thema-beim-10-internet-governance-forum-deutschland/

Prize for Excellence: DENIC Wins eco Award 2018
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/press-releases/article/ausgezeichnet-denic-erhaelt-eco-award-2018/

(.RS RNIDS)
October edition of RNIDS Info
https://www.rnids.rs/en/what-s-new/october-edition-rnids-info-1

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
.RU domain’s 25th anniversary is a chance to glimpse into Runet’s future
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12711

2018 DOT-Journalism contest results
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12712

Copyright owners want more domain name rights
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12713

“Cooperation without borders” develops in domain industry
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12714

Netoscope: 4,479 requests this year
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12723

Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ Council listens to first results of Digital Region project implementation

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12724


Other
ITU Plenipotentiary 2018: What Just Happened?
https://labs.ripe.net/Members/chrisb/itu-plenipotentiary-2018-what-just-happened?fbclid=IwAR0YPcxqe_F42yUjdU9rLeuax_0Z--UG36qHWiGLDwWzeZzMMIPN16uoNvQ

Event Wrap: UNIDIR Cyber Stability Conference 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/12/02/event-wrap-unidir-cyber-stability-conference-2018/

Event Wrap: ICANN 63
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/30/event-wrap-icann-63/

Event Wrap: ARIN 42 and NANOG 74
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/29/event-wrap-arin-42-and-nanog-74/

Event Wrap: DNS OARC 29, 39 CENTR Technical Workshop and RIPE 77
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/28/event-wrap-dns-oarc-29-39-centr-technical-workshop-and-ripe-77/

Event Wrap: Nepal IGF 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/28/event-wrap-nepal-igf-2018/

Event Wrap: LKNOG 2
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/27/event-wrap-lknog-2/

Event Wrap: inSIG 2018
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/27/event-wrap-insig-2018/

Event Wrap: APEC TEL 58
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/27/event-wrap-apec-tel-58/

Event Wrap: Singapore International Cyber Week
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/23/event-wrap-singapore-international-cyber-week/

Detecting resolvers at .nz
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/21/detecting-resolvers-at-nz/

Policy Series: Community-led policy process stands the test of time
https://blog.apnic.net/2018/11/20/policy-series-community-led-policy-process-stands-the-test-of-time/

.RU DOMAIN’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY IS A CHANCE TO GLIMPSE INTO RUNET’S FUTURE
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12711

CENTR Board Statement on the EU Cybersecurity Act
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-board-statement-on-the-eu-cybersecurity-act.html

The Third India School on Internet Governance
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/india-school-on-internet-governance-insig-2018/

2018 Survey on Policy in Asia-Pacific: We Need to Do Something About IoT Security
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/we-need-to-do-something-about-iot-security/

Cybersecurity, Data Protection, and IoT Events in November & December
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/cybersecurity-data-protection-and-iot-events-in-november-december/

Philippines Department of ICT Sets the Multistakeholder Model into Action
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/the-philippines-department-of-ict-sets-the-multistakeholder-model-into-action/

Stakeholder Workshop Held to Discuss Tajikistan IXP
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/11/stakeholder-workshop-held-to-discuss-tajikistan-ixp-progress/

ITU to host leading symposium on ICT Statistics
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2018-MA19.aspx

IGF Community Public Consultation: Taking stock of the 2018 work programme and 13th IGF and suggestions for 2019 and 14th IGF
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-community-public-consultation-taking-stock-of-the-2018-work-programme-and-13th-igf-and

US, European Consumer Groups Call on FTC to Investigate Google for
Deceptive Tracking of Users
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181127_us_european_consumer_groups
_call_on_ftc_to_investigate_google/


EU Should Not Be Setting US WHOIS and Privacy Policy, Says MPAA
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181120_eu_should_not_be_setting_us_
whois_and_privacy_policy_says_mpaa/


France to Stop Using Google as Part of Its Plan to Establish Digital
Sovereignty
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181120_france_to_stop_using_google_
as_part_of_digital_sovereignty_plan/


Half of Phishing Sites in the Wild Have SSL Certificates and Show
Padlock Security Icon, Study Finds
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181127_half_of_phishing_sites_in_the_
wild_have_ssl_certificates/


NTIA Releases Cybersecurity Road Map for "Building a More Resilient Internet"
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20181130_ntia_releases_cybersecurity_
road_map/


With 1.2 Million Registrations, .ZA Cements Its Position As Africa’s Leading ccTLD
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/11/19/1-2-million-registrations-za/

NZ Works Towards A Safer, More Secure and Trusted .NZ
http://www.domainpulse.com/2018/11/27/nz-safer-secure-trusted-nz/

Nominet takes down 32,000 domains for IP infringement
http://domainincite.com/23681-nominet-takes-down-32000-domains-for-ip-infringement

ICANN urged to reject .com price increases
http://domainincite.com/23683-icann-urged-to-reject-com-price-increases

Uniregistry working on bulk trademark blocking service
http://domainincite.com/23687-uniregistry-working-on-bulk-trademark-blocking-service

First chance to have your say on the future of Whois
http://domainincite.com/23686-first-chance-to-have-your-say-on-the-future-of-whois

.cloud gets the China blessing
http://domainincite.com/23703-cloud-gets-the-china-blessing

Exclusive: Tiny island sues to take control of lucrative .nu

http://domainincite.com/23705-exclusive-tiny-island-sues-to-take-control-of-lucrative-nu


ICANN


Fellowship Program Post-Meeting Report Now Available
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-20-en

Proposed Consensus Policy on Protections for Certain Red Cross and Red Crescent Names in All Generic Top-Level Domains
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-21-en

Initial Report of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-11-21-en

Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 4 (MSR-4) for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR)
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-26-en

Two-Week Extension for the Public Comment Period on the Initial Report of the New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross-Community Working Group
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-27-en

ccNSO Review Survey Available for Community Input
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2018-11-27-en

ICANN Publishes ICANN63 By the Numbers Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-28-en

ICANN Announces Extension of the Public Comment for the CCT Final Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2018-11-29-en

(ccNSO)
Election results: ccNSO Council member – European region
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-26nov18-en.htm

ccNSO Council Minutes, 24 October
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-24oct18-en.pdf

Draft Agenda – ccNSO Council Call 6 December

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-06dec18-en.pdf


Current ICANN Public Consultations

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

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

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

Proposed Consensus Policy on Protections for Certain Red Cross and Red Crescent Names in All Generic Top-Level Domains
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/red-cross-names-consensus-policy-2018-11-21-en

Initial Report of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/epdp-gtld-registration-data-specs-initial-2018-11-21-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

Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 4 (MSR-4) for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/msr-4-2018-11-26-en