Newsletter (21 October 2019)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD77, Melbourne, Australia, 20-21 February 2020
   ¶  Meeting Website       ¶ Online Registration       ¶ Agenda (18 Oct 2019)

■ Call for Applications for The APTLD77 Fellowships    View


Members News


(.AU  auDA)
How the Australian community is shaping the future of .au
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/how-australian-community-shaping-future-au
 
Insights from the 2019 .au registrar summit
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/insights-2019-au-registrar-summit
 
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
Cyber Smart Week - doing your bit
https://internetnz.nz/blog/cyber-smart-week-doing-your-bit
 
Long live NetHui!
https://internetnz.nz/blog/long-live-nethui
 
InternetNZ goes phishing
https://internetnz.nz/blog/internetnz-goes-phishing
 
Keeping it open, secure and accessible.
https://internetnz.nz/blog/keeping-it-open-secure-and-accessible
 
(.OM  TRA)
IPv6 latest News
https://tra.gov.om/com-phocadownload-downloads/media-center/media-center/1815-ipv6-latest-news
 
(.QA  CRA)
CRA Secures Access to the Additional Spectrum Demand during the World Athletics Championship - Doha 2019
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-secures-access-to-the-additional-spectrum-demand-during-the-wac-doha-2019
 
In Cooperation with Qatar Charity CRA Concludes Charity Campaign for Electronic Devices Collection
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/in-cooperation-with-qatar-charity-cra-concludes-charity-campaign-for-electronic-devices-collection
 
(.VU  TRBR)
Strategic Plan 2019 – 2021
https://www.trbr.vu/en/about-us/strategic-plan/770-strategic-plan-2019-2021
 
(.WF  Afnic)
Afnic is improving and simplifying .FR Lock, its domain name security system
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11688/show/afnic-is-improving-and-simplifying-fr-lock-its-domain-name-security-system-1.html
 
Afnic and Réussir en .fr at the Salon des Entrepreneurs trade show in Marseille
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11685/show/afnic-and-reussir-en-fr-at-the-salon-des-entrepreneurs-trade-show-in-marseille.html
 
(Neustar)
Neustar Selected by Allstream to Transform Telephone Number Management
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2019/neustar-selected-by-allstream
 
(.DE  DENIC)
Security Initiative Successful at CENTR Awards
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/security-initiative-punktet-bei-den-centr-awards/
 
DENIC Makes Available Software Tool for High-Performance Measurement to Internet Community
https://www.denic.de/en/whats-new/news/article/denic-makes-available-software-tool-for-high-performance-measurement-to-internet-community/
 
(.ME  DoMEn)
DNS Encryption (DoH, DoT) – What It Is, and Why Do Big Companies Argue About It?
https://domain.me/dns-encryption-doh-dot-what-it-is-and-why-do-big-companies-argue-about-it/
 
MSSG.ME is Your Easy Way to Say “Hey”
https://domain.me/mssg-me-is-your-easy-way-to-say-hey/
 
(.RU  Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
Coordination Center’s youth areas of work presented at DTA forum
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24895
 
Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ presents Freelance Veteran award
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24894
 
Internet for Everyone premieres in Voronezh
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24889
 
IP&IT LAW - 2020 contest open for entries
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24879
 
EE DNS Forum 2019 concludes with “Coaches’ training”
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24878
 
Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ experts address EE DNS FORUM 2019
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24876
 
Founders of Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ approve performance reports
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24833
 
IDN development concerns many countries in the region

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24831


Others
 
Apply now for an APRICOT 2020 fellowship
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/09/apply-now-for-an-apricot-2020-fellowship/
 
OpenSSL 3.0 — Accelerating forwards
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/21/openssl-3-0-accelerating-forwards/
 
How to: IPv6 Neighbor Discovery
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/18/how-to-ipv6-neighbor-discovery/
 
Sub-regional resource update: Oceania
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/17/sub-regional-resource-update-oceania/
 
APNIC 48: The journey that was
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/16/apnic-48-the-journey-that-was/
 
How to: Basic Linux malware process forensics for incident responders
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/14/how-to-basic-linux-malware-process-forensics-for-incident-responders/
 
Taking the IETF to the people
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/11/taking-the-ietf-to-the-people/
 
Dark Traffic
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/10/dark-traffic/
 
Page load times not affected by DoH and DoT
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/08/page-load-times-not-affected-by-doh-and-dot/
 
Event Wrap: mnNOG 1
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/08/event-wrap-mnnog-1/
 
CENTR is hiring a Director of Strategic Initiatives (DSI)!
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-is-hiring-a-director-of-strategic-initiatives-dsi.html
 
CENTR holds its 62nd General Assembly in Brussels
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-holds-its-62nd-general-assembly-in-brussels.html
 
2019 CENTR Awards held at Concert Noble!
https://www.centr.org/news/news/2019-centr-awards-held-at-concert-noble.html
 
CENTR publishes the last article in its Anniversary publication series
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-the-last-article-in-its-anniversary-publication-series.html
 
Meet Three APrIGF 2019 Fellows
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/meet-three-aprigf-2019-fellows/
 
Tarek Kamel: A Loss to the Internet Community
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/tarek-kamel-a-loss-to-the-internet-community/
 
Looking the GIFCT in the Mouth
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/looking-the-gifct-in-the-mouth/
 
Islamabad Chapter Brings First Internet Governance Event to Quetta, Pakistan
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/islamabad-chapter-brings-first-internet-governance-event-to-quetta-pakistan/
 
OTA’s Trust Audit Scores U.S. Presidential Candidates’ Campaigns, Finds Major Failures in Privacy Statements
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/press-releases/2019/otas-trust-audit-scores-u-s-presidential-candidates-campaigns/
 
ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) to play pivotal role in tomorrow’s digital environment
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-MA15.aspx
 
Leading Domain Registries and Registrars Release Joint Document on Addressing 'DNS Abuse'
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20191017_domain_registries_and_
registrars_release_joint_document_on_dns/

 
Fraudsters Obtained $30 Million Worth of IP addresses in South Africa
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/10/16/fraudsters-obtained-30-million-worth-of-ip-addresses-in-south-africa/
 
Neustar And .US To Hold Virtual Town Hall On 24 October
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/10/16/neustar-us-virtual-town-hall/
 
Google Launches .NEW Sunrise This Week
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/10/14/google-launches-new-sunrise-this-week/
 
Crunch time, again, for Whois access policy
http://domainincite.com/24846-crunch-time-again-for-whois-access-policy
 
After .org price outrage, ICANN says it has NOT scrapped public comments
http://domainincite.com/24837-after-org-price-outrage-icann-says-it-has-not-scrapped-public-comments
 
ICANN GDD Summit & Related Events Choose Paris for 2020 Event
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/10/18/icann-gdd-summit-related-events-choose-paris-for-2020-event/
 
Axel Pawlik Steps Down as MD of RIPE NCC
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/10/17/axel-pawlik-steps-as-md-of-ripe-ncc/
 
A Fun Domain Choice
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/10/16/a-fun-domain-choice/
 
DNS OARC Opens Call for Presentations
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/10/16/dns-oarc-opens-call-for-presentations/
 
ICANN 66 Montréal Schedule Now Live
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/10/16/icann-66-montreal-schedule-now-live/
 
Australia’s ccTLD Needs a CEO
https://www.internetnews.me/2019/10/10/australias-cctld-needs-a-ceo/
 
Nominet Opens Consultation on Policy Changes

https://www.internetnews.me/2019/10/09/nominet-opens-consultation-on-policy-changes/


Social Media


Gihan Dias, the Vice Chair of APTLD, gets Lifetime Achievement award   Photo
 
.AM welcoming guests for the 4th Eastern European DNS Forum EEDNS2019 (Yerevan, Armenia), including ICANN's CEO and President Goran Murby   Post
 
DNS Filtering is not Censorship - it is good browsing hygiene    Link
 
ID4ME and Domains – DNW Podcast    Link
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ICANN


DRAFT PTI and IANA FY21 Operating Plan and Budgets
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2019-10-14-en
 
Proposed Changes and new Additions to the IANA SLAs for ccTLD Creation and ccTLD Transfers
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-10-14-en
 
Registration Directory Service (RDS-WHOIS2) Review Team Final Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-10-08-en
 
Recommendations for the Technical Utilization of the Root Zone Label Generation Rules Published
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-10-07-en
 
(ccNSO)
ICANN66: links to bookmark now and useful prep material
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-16oct19-en.htm
 
Call for nominations to the ccNSO Council closed
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-16oct19-en.htm
 
REVISED - Tech Day at ICANN66 in Montreal agenda - 15 October 2019
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/meetings/montreal66/agenda-tech-day-04nov19-en.pdf
 
ccNSO Council Minutes, 19 September
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-19sep19-en.pdf
 
The .kh and .bs ccTLD Managers join as newest members of the ccNSO
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-11oct19-en.htm
 
Candidate list ICANN Board Seat 11
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-11oct19-en.htm
 
Draft Agenda – ccNSO Council Meeting 17 October 2019
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-17oct19-en.pdf
 
Apply for ccNSO travel funding for ICANN67, Cancun

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-08oct19-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT-RT) Accepted Recommendations – Plan for Implementation and Next Steps
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/cct-rt-implementation-plan-2019-09-11-en
 
Registration Directory Service (RDS-WHOIS2) Review Team Final Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rds-whois2-rt-final-report-2019-10-08-en
 
Proposed IANA SLAs for ccTLD Creation and Transfer
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposed-sla-for-cctld-creation-transfer-2019-10-14-en
 
DRAFT PTI and IANA FY21 Operating Plan and Budgets
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-pti-iana-fy21-op-budget-2019-10-14-en