Newsletter (22 April 2019)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD76, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia, 5-6 September 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (19 Apr 2019)
■ .VU Has Become an Ordinary Member View
■ Fellow to the 2019 Subregional Workshop Selected View

Facebook Posts:
• The 10th Russian IGF has kicked off in Moscow: https://rigf2019.ru/en/
• An immediate outcome(?) of the Russian IGF - a breaking news by the Russian official news agency reads, Putin considers important a dialogue with the Internet community and freedom of the Net:https://tass.ru/ekonomika/6305797
• An important post-RIGF event: the VNNIC delegation had a bilateral with the. RU executive team
• A new Policy Advisory Panel for .NZ: https://internetnz.nz/review-panel
• APTLD community does a lot to promote best practices in the UA area and is happy to present recent blogs on Universal Acceptance: http://get.uasg.asia/docs/UA101-Intro-2019-03-20.pdf; http://get.uasg.asia/docs/UA102-EAI-2017-05-17.pdf; http://get.uasg.asia/docs/UA103-Hacks-2019-03-20.pdf
• To all the APTLD Members and Friends Celebrating the Advent of Spring: Happy Good Friday and Happy Easter!
• APTLD Members, this is really important and a must to read and memorize: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/04/state-sponsored-domain-hijacking-op-targets-40-organizations-in-13-countries/
• 2 cruel terrorist attacks in 2 countries - Afghanistan and Sri Lanka - in just 2 days:(((Our thoughts and prayers are with our colleagues at. AF and. LK: https://www.facebook.com/pg/NITPAA/posts/

For all the posts: https://www.facebook.com/pg/aptld/posts/



Members News


(.AU auDA)
April 2019 Registrar Briefing
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/april-2019-registrar-briefing

Event recap: 2019 auDA Associate Membership Launch
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/event-recap-2019-auda-associate-membership-launch

What is a website builder?
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/what-website-builder

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Top 10 Trending Keywords in .com and .net Registrations in March
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-in-com-and-net-registrations-in-march/

(.NZ InternetNZ)
Ensuring .nz can respond to emergencies and crises
https://internetnz.nz/blog/ensuring-nz-can-respond-emergencies-and-crises

Copyright updating... please wait
https://internetnz.nz/blog/copyright-updating-please-wait

(.OM TRA)
TRA sponsors Oman Telecom Congress 2019
https://tra.gov.om/en/news-5/1768-tra-sponsors-oman-telecom-congress-2019

Announcement
https://tra.gov.om/en/news-5/1756-announcement

(.QA Qatar Domain Registry, CRA)
CRA Attends the First Session of the Council of Administration of the Universal Postal Union of 2019
http://cra.gov.qa/en/news/cra-attends-first-session-council-administration-universal-postal-union-2019

CRA Confirms Implementation of the Fourth Phase of Reduced GCC Price Caps for Roaming Charges
http://cra.gov.qa/en/news/cra-confirms-implementation-fourth-phase-reduced-gcc-price-caps-roaming-charges

CRA Publishes a Consultation on the Proposed Class License for Wireless Home Area Networks
http://cra.gov.qa/en/news/cra-publishes-consultation-proposed-class-license-wireless-home-area-networks

(Neustar)
TRUSTID, a Neustar Company, Wins 2019 PACE Technovation Award
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2019/trustid-a-neustar-company-wins-2019-pace-technovation-award

(.DE DENIC)
DENIC General Assembly: Changes To The Supervisory Board and The Honorary Members of the Executive Board
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/press-releases/article/denic-general-assembly-changes-to-the-supervisory-board-and-the-honorary-members-of-the-executive-b/

(Netnod)
Welcome to the Netnod Blog!
https://www.netnod.se/news/welcome-to-the-netnod-blog%21

Response to Recent Reports on DNS Hijackings
https://www.netnod.se/news/response-to-recent-reports-on-dns-hijackings

(.ME DoMEn)
Find.ME: Purchasing a Used Car Has Never Been Easier
https://domain.me/find-me-purchasing-a-used-car-has-never-been-easier/

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated RIGF 2019 participants on Runet's 25th anniversary
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12942

Internet and artificial intelligence create extraordinary opportunities for us
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12949

.RU 25th anniversary postage stamp to be sent to Europe
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12944

Call for applications for the 2019 DOT Journalism contest kicks off
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12952

Security was a key topic at RIGF 2019
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12962

Andrei Vorobyov: Russian users are very loyal to the national domain

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=12961



Others
Event Wrap: ICANN 64
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/08/event-wrap-icann-64/

APNIC EC endorses policy changes to IPv4 allocations
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/09/apnic-ec-endorses-policy-changes-to-ipv4-allocations/

APNIC-NIR Data Reconciliation
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/10/apnic-nir-data-reconciliation/

2019 ISIF Asia Grants and Award applications open
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/11/2019-isif-asia-grants-and-award-applications-open/

A funny thing happened on the way to the testing room
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/12/a-funny-thing-happened-on-the-way-to-the-testing-room/

How to: Designing a mission-critical network
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/16/how-to-designing-a-mission-critical-network/

Event Wrap: IETF 104
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/16/event-wrap-ietf-104/

APNIC services to help your IPv4 transfers
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/17/apnic-services-to-help-your-ipv4-transfers/

Engaging LEAs in the Pacific
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/18/engaging-leas-in-the-pacific/

Event Wrap: ARIN 43
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/18/event-wrap-arin-43/

Visibility of IPv4 and IPv6 prefix lengths in 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/19/visibility-of-ipv4-and-ipv6-prefix-lengths-in-2019/

When the Internet goes out: a Marshall Islands perspective
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/04/22/when-the-internet-goes-out-a-marshall-islands-perspective/

Challenges for the multistakeholder model of Internet Governance: "forum-shopping" for public policy interests in technical for a
https://www.centr.org/news/blog/challenges-for-the-multistakeholder-model-of-internet-governance-forum-shopping-for-public-policy-interests-in-technical-fora.html

WSIS Action Lines on tech for good are considered key UN framework for progress on the Sustainable Development Goals
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-PR04.aspx

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Calls for New Internet Regulations
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/the-week-in-internet-news-facebook-calls-for-new-internet-regulations/

Internet Society and UNESCO Offer a Capacity Building Program for Judges
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/internet-society-and-unesco-offer-a-capacity-building-program-for-judges/

Safer Internet Day 2019: Malaysia Gears Up for Cyber Wellness
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/safer-internet-day-2019-malaysia-gears-up-for-cyber-wellness/

Internet of Things Devices as a DDoS Vector
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/internet-of-things-devices-as-a-ddos-vector/

The Week in Tech: We Might Be Regulating the Web Too Fast
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/12/technology/tech-regulation-too-fast.html

The Week in Internet News: Tech Giants’ ‘Ethical AI’ Efforts Scrutinized
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/the-week-in-internet-news-tech-giants-ethical-ai-efforts-scrutinized/

OTA’s Online Trust Audit Scores Consumer-facing U.S. Government Websites Highest in Security and Privacy; Healthcare Comes in Last
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2019/online-trust-audit/

Leaders of the G7: A Safer World Means Strong, Secure Communication
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/leaders-of-the-g7-a-safer-world-means-strong-secure-communication/

2019 Internet Society Board of Trustees Final Election Results & IETF Appointment
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/2019-internet-society-board-of-trustees-final-election-results-ietf-appointment/

A World Without the IGF
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/04/a-world-without-the-igf/

IGF 2019 Workshop Proposals
http://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/workshop-proposals-2019

IGF 2020 MAG Renewal Announcement
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/mag-2020-renewal

IGF 2019 Call for Travel Support OPEN
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/supporting-participation-at-the-igf-2019-annual-meeting

Trump Administration Announces Its Big 5G Push: Largest-Ever Spectrum Auction and a 20.4B Fund
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190412_trump_administration_annouces
_its_big_5g_push_spectrum_auction/


EURid Report Reveals Europe's .EU TLD Shrank by Over 130K Domains in 2018
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190415_jeurid_report_reveals_dot_eu_
shrank_by_over_130k_domains_in_2018/


Hacker Has Released Close to a Billion User Records Over the Past Two Months, Reports ZDNet
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190415_hacker_has_released_close_
to_a_billion_user_records_over/


State-Sponsored Attack Is Manipulating DNS Systems of National Security Organizations
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190417_state_sponsored_attack_is_
manipulating_dns_systems/


FCC to Block China Mobile From Gaining Access to the U.S. Market
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190417_fcc_to_block_china_mobile_
from_gaining_access_to_the_us_market/


Namescon Europe Auction Submission Open
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/04/21/namescon-europe-auction-submission-open/

Neustar loses most of its Amazon back-end biz to Nominet
http://domainincite.com/24138-neustar-loses-most-of-its-amazon-back-end-biz-to-nominet

auDA rejects domaining ban but approves second-level domains
http://domainincite.com/24149-auda-rejects-domaining-ban-but-approves-second-level-domains

ICANN got hacked by crypto bots
http://domainincite.com/24153-icann-got-hacked-by-crypto-bots

KPMG First Of Big 4 Professional Services Firms To Launch Own gTLD
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/04/13/kpmg-first-of-big-4-professional-services-firms-to-launch-own-gtld/

Have Your Say On Making .NZ Even Better
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/04/17/have-your-say-on-making-nz-even-better/

Registration Now Open For ICANN65

http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/04/19/registration-now-open-for-icann65/


ICANN


ccNSO Review Assessment Report for Community Input; Join the Upcoming Webinar
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-04-08-en

ICANN Publishes ICANN64 By the Numbers Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-04-09-en

Updated Request for Proposal: ICANN's Technical Compliance Monitoring System
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-04-10-en

Invitation: Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Discussion Group
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2019-04-17-en

ICANN Publishes Updated Domain Name Marketplace Indicators
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-04-17-en

(ccNSO)
ccNSO Council Minutes, 13 March – Kobe
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-13mar19-en.pdf

Draft Agenda – ccNSO Council Meeting 18 April 2019

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-18apr19-en.pdf



Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposed Renewal of .info Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/info-renewal-2019-03-18-en

Proposed Renewal of .org Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/org-renewal-2019-03-18-en
Proposed Renewal of .asia Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/asia-renewal-2019-03-27-en

Proposed Renewal of .biz Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/biz-renewal-2019-04-03-en