Newsletter (3 June 2019)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD76, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia, 5-6 September 2019
Meeting WebsiteOnline RegistrationAgenda (31 May 2019)
■ APTLD76 Fellows Selected View
■ APTLD Fellow to EuroSSIG Selected View
■ Call for an APTLD Sponsored Fellowship for APIGA 2019 View
■ Call for APTLD Executive Fellowship View

■ Letter from Stephen Deerhake, the DSPWG Chair to Ai-chin Lu, the APTLD Chair View


Facebook Posts:
• A new, groundbreaking develpment for the APTLD community - .PG and .NZ have signed an MoU to promote bilateral ties and cooperation: https://dnc.org.nz/the-commission/stakeholders
• Just if you have a 3K to spare, waste no time, Thnic's new smart marketing move:http://domainincite.com/24263-got-a-spare-three-grand-for-a-limited-period-you-can-buy-a-th-domain-name?fbclid=IwAR1ZvwYPitQzC6Sn9CcGOOQVN04mk8xUiolwz1n7rC2RoGTVCCSIX2gb_tM
• Applications for the 4th Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy (APIGA) 2019 are now open until 7 June 2019: https://community.icann.org/display/GSEAPAC/APIGA+2019
• UASG Salutes Don Hollander for His Contributions: https://uasg.tech/2019/05/uasg-salutes-don-hollander-for-his-contributions/
• IETF LLC has begun the public phase of search for a permanent IETF Executive Director:https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/1381/executive_director/
• Worth an envy (though positive one): "Looking at where CENTR and its members are now, we've got every reason to feel proud"
• On Thursday 30 May 2019 from noon UTC onwards, ccNSO travel funding is available for a limited set of travelers for ICANN66, taking place between 2 and 7 November 2018 in Montréal, Canada:http://ccnso.icann.org/about/travel-funding
• Second-level .au domains ARE coming soon: http://domainincite.com/24347-second-level-au-domains-are-coming-soon

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



Members News


(.AU auDA)
Implementation policy for second level .au domain names approved
https://www.auda.org.au/news/implementation-policy-for-second-level-au-domain-names-approved/
Registrant Review Panel Decision RRP 20191886
https://www.auda.org.au/news/registrant-review-panel-decision-rrp-2/

Consumer alert: Beware of unsolicited emails offering similar domain names
https://www.auda.org.au/news/consumer-alert-beware-of-unsolicited-emails-offering-similar-domain-names/

Event recap: Girls in Tech Catalyst Conference 2019
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/event-recap-girls-tech-catalyst-conference-2019

Protecting your organisation against social engineering
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/protecting-your-organisation-against-social-engineering

(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Top 10 Trending Keywords in .com and .net Registrations in April 2019
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/top-10-trending-keywords-in-com-and-net-registrations-in-april-2019/

Verisign Q1 2019 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows To 351.8 Million Domain Name Registrations In The First Quarter of 2019
https://blog.verisign.com/domain-names/verisign-q1-2019-domain-name-industry-brief-internet-grows-to-351-8-million-domain-name-registrations-in-the-first-quarter-of-2019/

(.JP JPRS)
JPRS received 2018 assessment report from JPNIC regarding the performance in fulfilling the responsibilities as JP Domain Name registry.
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2019/190529.html

(.OM TRA)
Press Release issued by TRA in cooperation with Huawei
https://tra.gov.om/en/news-5/1780-press-release-issued-by-tra-in-cooperation-with-huawei

Omantel and OBC signed contracts with the first batch of SMEs under LMC Project
https://tra.gov.om/en/news-5/1781-omantel-and-obc-signed-contracts-with-the-first-batch-of-smes-under-lmc-project

(.QA Qatar Domain Registry, CRA)
CRA Issues the First Temporary Authorization in the Region for Ambulances Emergency Warning System
http://cra.gov.qa/en/news/cra-issues-first-temporary-authorization-region-ambulances-emergency-warning-system

CRA Publishes Results of Quality of Service Audit of Mobile Networks 2018
http://cra.gov.qa/en/news/cra-publishes-results-quality-service-audit-mobile-networks-2018

CRA Launches an Initiative to Develop and Publish Researches and Studies for ICT Sector Development
http://cra.gov.qa/en/news/cra-launches-initiative-develop-and-publish-researches-and-studies-ict-sector-development

(.WF Afnic)
Supervize your business and develop your services with Data
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11472/show/supervize-your-business-and-develop-your-services-with-data.html

(Neustar)
Neustar and JCDecaux North America Partner to Bring Mobile Location Intelligence to Digital and Analog Out-of-Home Advertisers
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2019/neustar-and-jcdecaux-north-america-partner-to-bring-mobile-location-intelligence-to-digital-and-analog-out-of-home-advertisers

TRUSTID, a Neustar Company, Partners with Avtex
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2019/trustid--a-neustar-company--partners-with-cx-provider-avtex

The Importance of IDN in Local Languages in India: Nitin Wali, Neustar
https://www.dqindia.com/importance-idns-local-languages-india-nitin-wali-neustar/

(.ME DoMEn)
Who Are You Targeting? Learn to Create a Customer Profile
https://domain.me/targeting-customer-profile/

This Just In: Everything You Need to Know about the First Day of Spark.Me 2019
https://domain.me/day-one-spark-me-2019/

(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
European national TLD registries for creating internet space of trust
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13076

Cooperation between Russian and Vietnamese registries will continue
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13072

Fighting disinformation is topical issue for entire internet community
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13069

.RU is 25: Contests and quizzes for students, and conferences for teachers and parents
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13064

New version of the Rules of .RU and .РФ Domain Name Registration comes into force
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13062

Blocking illegal online content is a global trend
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13058

TLD .RU celebrates 25th anniversary at HostObzor forum
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13052

Over 300 people take the Digital Test in Moscow
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13048

Celebratory torch for the 25th anniversary of .RU domain passed to the regions
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13047

Russians to take Digital Dictation

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=13044




Others
APrIGF 2019 List of Accepted Workshops
https://www.aprigf.asia/news/2019/2019-list-accepted-workshops.html

Inter-RIR collaboration produces new product prototype
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/21/inter-rir-collaboration-produces-new-product-prototype/

Taking a hard line on fraud
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/22/taking-a-hard-line-on-fraud/

Event Wrap: LACNIC 31
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/22/event-wrap-lacnic-31/

Detecting anomalies in DNS traffic using machine learning
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/24/detecting-anomalies-in-dns-traffic-using-machine-learning/

DNS-OARC 30: Bad news for DANE
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/27/dns-oarc-30-bad-news-for-dane/

Broadcast storms in service provider networks
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/28/broadcast-storms-in-service-provider-networks/

Network Security and Packet Analysis workshop, btNOG 6
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/28/network-security-and-packet-analysis-workshop-btnog-6/

Women in ICT: View from the top provides opportunity to further gender in industry
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/29/women-in-ict-view-from-the-top-provides-opportunity-to-further-gender-in-industry/

Public DNS in Taiwan the latest victim of BGP hijack
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/30/public-dns-in-taiwan-the-latest-victim-of-bgp-hijack/

Ignore misconfigurations at your peril
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/05/31/ignore-misconfigurations-at-your-peril/

IPv6 deployment and challenges at SK Telecom
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/03/ipv6-deployment-and-challenges-at-sk-telecom/

Registry-Registrar Data Group release list of common registration terms and definitions
https://www.centr.org/news/news/registry-registrar-data-group-release-list-of-common-registration-terms-and-definitions.html

CENTR publishes its Report on IETF104
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-report-on-ietf104.html

Another successful CENTR Jamboree meeting in Amsterdam
https://www.centr.org/news/news/another-successful-centr-jamboree-meeting-in-amsterdam.html

The Week in Internet News: San Francisco Bans Use of Facial Recognition by Police
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/05/the-week-in-internet-news-san-francisco-bans-use-of-facial-recognition-by-police/

Microsoft Joins MANRS to Improve Routing Security
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2019/microsoft-joins-manrs-to-improve-routing-security/

Middle East Chapters Advocacy Meeting
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/05/middle-east-chapters-advocacy-meeting/

The Week in Internet News: Broadband Goes to Space
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/05/the-week-in-internet-news-broadband-goes-to-space/

Internet Society Signs Open Letter Opposing GCHQ Ghost Proposal For Weakening Encrypted Communications
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/statements/2019/internet-society-signs-open-letter-opposing-gchq-ghost-proposal/

Reducing Barriers: A Recap of the Webinar on Digital Accessibility
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/05/reducing-barriers-recap-of-the-webinar-on-digital-accessibility/

Taming the world’s tech giants
https://www.policyforum.net/taming-the-worlds-tech-giants/

ITU brings together leaders in artificial intelligence and humanitarian action to leverage AI for good
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-MA08.aspx

3rd AI for Good Global Summit targets impact on a global scale
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-PR07.aspx

ITU launches new report on artificial intelligence (AI) in broadcasting
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-PR09.aspx

Revamped ITU Academy portal launched
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-CM05.aspx

3rd OCs & MAG Meeting: Registration OPEN until 2 June
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2019-third-open-consultations-and-mag-meeting?qt-igf_2019_third_open_consultation=2#qt-igf_2019_third_open_consultation

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

NGOs, Academics Warn Against EU’s Deep Packet Inspection Problem, at Least 186 ISPs Breaking Rules
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190520_ngos_academics_warn_
against_eus_deep_packet_inspection_problem/


Microsoft Sees Serious Appetite for Revised Privacy Laws in US, Says It's Time to Match EU's GDPR
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190521_microsoft_sees_serious_appetite
_for_revised_privacy_laws_gdpr/


DDoS Storm Is Coming, Warn Researchers Noting an 84% Surge in the First Quarter of 2019
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190522_ddos_storm_is_coming_warn_
researchers_84_percent_surge/


US Huawei Ban Threatens Internet Access in Rural Areas, Some Providers May Fold
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190522_us_huawei_ban_threatens_internet_access_in_rural_areas/

SpaceX Succeeds in Launching Its First Full Batch of Starlink Internet Satellites
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190524_spacex_launches_its_first_full_batch_of_starlink_satellites/

NZ’s DNC Enters 4th MoU With PNG To Cooperate and Share Knowledge
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/05/21/nzs-dnc-enters-4th-mou-with-png-to-cooperate-and-share-knowledge/

CentralNic Global Expansion Continues As It Acquires Australian Reseller TPP Wholesale
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/05/22/centralnic-global-expansion-continues-as-it-acquires-australian-reseller-tpp-wholesale/

.EU Registrations Continue To Drop Due To Brexit Fears
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/05/22/eu-registrations-continue-to-drop-due-to-brexit-fears/

EURid inks trademark protection deal for non-trademark owners
http://domainincite.com/24273-eurid-inks-trademark-protection-deal-for-non-trademark-owners

.com zone tops 140 million
http://domainincite.com/24289-com-zone-tops-140-million

Major registries posting “fabricated” Whois data
http://domainincite.com/24291-major-registries-posting-fabricated-whois-data

.icu gets China nod as it tops 900,000 regs
http://domainincite.com/24345-icu-gets-china-nod-as-it-tops-900000-regs

New gTLDs slip again in Q1
http://domainincite.com/24349-new-gtlds-slip-again-in-q1

PIR Launch ORG Impact Awards
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/05/21/pir-launch-org-impact-awards/

Czech Registry CEO Joins RIPE Board

https://www.internetnews.me/2019/05/24/czech-registry-ceo-joins-ripe-board/


ICANN


ICANN and PTI Publish U.S. Tax Returns for Fiscal Year Ending 30 June 2018
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-05-31-en

Call for Expressions of Interest for 2020 | Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-05-24-en

Evolving the Governance of the Root Server System
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2019-05-23-en

ICANN Publishes a Revised Draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2019-05-23-en

Get Ready for ICANN65 Prep Week
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-05-23-en

Call for Volunteers: Implementation Review Team for Registration Data Policy Implementation
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-05-20-en

(ccNSO)
The .tr ccTLD Manager joins as newest member of the ccNSO
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-23may19-en.htm

Apply for ccNSO travel funding for ICANN66, Montréal

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-29may19-en.htm



Current ICANN Public Consultations

Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone Version 3 (RZ-LGR-3)
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rz-lgr-3-2019-04-25-en

Evolving ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/evolving-multistakeholder-model-2019-04-25-en

Study on Technical Use of Root Zone Label Generation Rules
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/technical-rz-lgr-2019-05-15-en

Process Proposal for Streamlining Organizational Reviews
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/streamlining-org-reviews-proposal-2019-04-30-en

Evolving the Governance of the Root Server System
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rss-governance-2019-05-23-en