Newsletter (4 November 2019)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD77, Melbourne, Australia, 20-21 February 2020
   ¶  Meeting Website       ¶ Online Registration       ¶ Agenda (1 Nov 2019)
■ Afilias Co-Sponsors APTLD77    View
■ TAFDWG Chair's Letter to the APTLD Chair    View

■ APTLD Has a New Member    View


Members News


(.AU  auDA)
auDA Opens Ballot For Elected Director Candidates
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-opens-ballot-for-elected-director-candidates/
 
Notice of Annual General Meeting
https://www.auda.org.au/news/notice-of-annual-general-meeting-2/
 
auDA 2018/19 Annual Report details ambitious transformation program
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-201819-annual-report-details-ambitious-transformation-program/
 
Event recap: NetThing 2019
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/event-recap-netthing-2019
 
(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
Verisign Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
press-releases/articles/index.xhtml?artLink=aHR0cHM6Ly92ZXJpc
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(.JP  JPRS)
JPRS Welcomed Junior High School Students as an Educational Support Activity
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2019/191025.html
 
(.LK  LK Domain Registry)
INFOTEL 2019 Exhibition At BMICH
http://www.nic.lk/index.php/home/news-events/item/66-infotel-2019-exhibition-at-bmich
 
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
Registry Replacement project
https://internetnz.nz/rrp
 
Re-imagining the future of .nz
https://internetnz.nz/blog/re-imagining-future-nz
 
DNC newsletter - October 2019
https://www.dnc.org.nz/the-commission/news/1911
 
(.QA  CRA)
CRA Signs a Letter of Intent for Drone Detection System
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-signs-a-letter-of-intent-for-drone-detection-system
 
CRA Launches Telecom Complaints Management System
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-launches-telecom-complaints-management-system
 
CRA Participates in QITCOM 2019
https://cra.gov.qa/en/press-releases/cra-participates-in-qitcom-2019
 
(.VU  TRBR)
Telsat Broadcasting Licence
https://www.trbr.vu/en/broadcasting/broadcasting-licence/774-telsat-broadcasting-licence
 
Merelava and Hiu now Connected to the World
https://www.trbr.vu/en/public-register/publications/press-releases/2019/773-merelava-and-hiu-now-connected-to-the-world
 
(.WF  Afnic)
Afnic is raising awareness among 16-25-year-olds on mastering their online presence
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11699/show/afnic-is-raising-awareness-among-16-25-year-olds-on-mastering-their-online-presence.html
 
(Neustar)
Safer Domains: DNS Security and Resilience
https://www.home.neustar/resources/whitepapers/safer-domains-report
 
(Netnod)
Netnod launch one of the first NTS enabled time services in the world
https://www.netnod.se/time-and-frequency/netnod-launch-one-of-the-first-nts-enabled-time-services-in-the-world
 
(.ME  DoMEn)
Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Are You Cyber Safe?
https://domain.me/cybersecurity-awareness/
 
Why Coding is Your Kids’ Future
https://domain.me/why-coding-is-your-kids-future/
 
Why You Need to Talk Personal Branding With Your Child Earlier Than You Think
https://domain.me/why-you-need-to-talk-personal-branding-with-your-child-earlier-than-you-think/
 
Raising a More Authentic Generation
https://domain.me/raising-a-more-authentic-generation/
 
How is Generation Alpha Using Technology?
https://domain.me/how-is-generation-alpha-using-technology/
 
How Parents Can Help Protect Gen Alpha’s Online Data
https://domain.me/how-parents-can-help-protect-gen-alphas-online-data/
 
Why You Shouldn’t Panic About Gen Alpha and the Internet
https://domain.me/why-you-shouldnt-panic-about-gen-alpha-and-the-internet/
 
Almost 3,000 Premium .ME domains Open for Registration at Afternic
https://domain.me/almost-3000-premium-me-domains-open-for-registration-at-afternic/
 
See.ME: Show The World Your Talents
https://domain.me/see-me/
 
(.RU  Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
2019 DOT Journalism contest deadline closes
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=25016
 
“Internet for all” presented in Innopolis
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=25013
 
Anti-phishing self-regulation proves effective
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=25006
 
Explore the Internet & Govern It! online championship: 10 days to go!
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=25001
 
Right holders and providers looking for compromise
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24999
 
Real Project School competition kicks off
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24985
 
Universal Acceptance is today’s demand
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24977
 
China marks 50 years of internet
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24976
 
.RU’s 25th anniversary marked in Voronezh
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24954
 
CCTLD for TLD .RU/.РФ signs cooperation agreement with Pyatigorsk State University

https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=24953


Others
 
Open Call for Thematic Suggestions for 2020
https://www.aprigf.asia/news/2019/open-call-2020-thematic-suggestions.html
 
Using SDN to secure IoT infrastructures
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/31/using-sdn-to-secure-iot-infrastructures/
 
Internet clouds are (also) unpredictable
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/30/internet-clouds-are-also-unpredictable/
 
BBR evaluation at a large CDN
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/11/01/bbr-evaluation-at-a-large-cdn/
 
It all starts with a [SPAM] email
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/29/it-all-starts-with-a-spam-email/
 
Event Wrap: LACNIC 32
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/28/event-wrap-lacnic-32/
 
Event Wrap: RIPE 79
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/28/event-wrap-ripe-79/
 
Event Wrap: LkNOG 3
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/28/event-wrap-lknog-3/
 
Event Wrap: APIGA 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/24/event-wrap-apiga-2019/
 
Event Wrap: SICW 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/23/event-wrap-sicw-2019/
 
FIRST Chiang Mai: Tapping into a wealth of resources and experience
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/23/first-chiang-mai-tapping-into-a-wealth-of-resources-and-experience/
 
Event Wrap: AusNOG 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/22/event-wrap-ausnog-2019/
 
Event Wrap: VNIXNOG 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/22/event-wrap-vnixnog-2019/
 
Eavesdroppers and censors can still monitor what you’re viewing even if you’re using encrypted DNS
https://blog.apnic.net/2019/10/22/eavesdroppers-and-censors-can-still-monitor-what-youre-viewing-even-if-youre-using-encrypted-dns/
 
What Scary Movies Can Teach Us About Internet Trust
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/what-scary-movies-can-teach-us-about-internet-trust/
 
The Invisible Internet
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/the-invisible-internet/
 
The Week in Internet News: U.S. Big Tech Firms Skip Chinese Internet Conference
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/the-week-in-internet-news-u-s-big-tech-firms-skip-chinese-internet-conference/
 
What to Look for When Choosing a VPN
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/what-to-look-for-when-choosing-a-vpn/
 
Nominations Now Open for 2020 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/nominations-now-open-for-2020-internet-society-board-of-trustees-elections/
 
The Week in Internet News: A Fight over Community Broadband in Missouri
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/the-week-in-internet-news-a-fight-over-community-broadband-in-missouri/
 
Securing the Internet: Introducing Oracle Internet Intelligence IXP Filter Check
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/securing-the-internet-introducing-oracle-internet-intelligence-ixp-filter-check/
 
Meet Three APrIGF 2019 Fellows
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2019/10/meet-three-aprigf-2019-fellows/
 
Samoa to host ITU’s global Girls in ICT Day 2020 celebrations
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-PR20.aspx
 
ITU World Radiocommunication Conference to forge pathways for future digital communications
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-PR18.aspx
 
ITU Radiocommunication Assembly sets stage for further evolution of innovative digital technologies
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-PR17.aspx
 
IETF Appoints Its First Executive Director
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20191024_ietf_appoints_its_first_
executive_director/

 
New Zealand's Top-Level Domain Manager Seeking New Registry Service Provider for .nz
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20191022_new_zealands_dot_nz_
manager_seeking_new_registry_service_provider/

 
Leonard Kleinrock On The First Message 50 Years Ago
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/11/01/leonard-kleinrock-on-the-first-message-50-years-ago/
 
Neustar Publishes Safer Domains: DNS Security and Resilience
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/11/01/neustar-safer-domains-dns-security-resilience/
 
WIPO Commemorates 20 Years of Dispute Resolution
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/10/30/wipo-20-years-dispute-resolution/
 
Schedule and Pre-ICANN66 Policy Report Now Available
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/10/30/schedule-pre-icann66-policy-report/
 
ICANN Enters Final Negotiations On WHOIS Replacement After EU’s GDPR Rendered It Obsolete
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/10/25/icann-final-whois-replacement-gdpr-rdap/

 
EURid Forced To Enact Another Delay For UK .EU Registrants Due To Another Brexit Delay
http://www.domainpulse.com/2019/10/24/eurid-another-delay-uk-eu-registrants-brexit/
 
America has Amazon’s back in gTLD fight at ICANN 66
http://domainincite.com/24908-america-has-amazons-back-in-gtld-fight-at-icann-66
 
New (kinda) geo-TLD rules laid out at ICANN 66
http://domainincite.com/24905-new-kinda-geo-tld-rules-laid-out-at-icann-66
Emoji domains get a 
☹️ after broad study 
http://domainincite.com/24898-emoji-domains-get-a-%f0%9f%98%9f-after-broad-study
 
Verisign likely to get its billion-dollar .com pricing windfall
http://domainincite.com/24893-verisign-likely-to-get-its-billion-dollar-com-pricing-windfall]
 
Form an orderly queue: New Zealand wants a new back-end
http://domainincite.com/24883-form-an-orderly-queue-new-zealand-wants-a-new-back-end
 
DI Leaders Roundtable #1 — How many new gTLDs will be applied for next time around?
http://domainincite.com/24792-di-leaders-roundtable-1-how-many-new-gtlds-will-be-applied-for-next-time-around
 
Now you don’t have to live in the EU to register a .eu domain, but there’s a catch
http://domainincite.com/24858-now-you-dont-have-to-live-in-the-eu-to-register-a-eu-domain-but-theres-a-catch
 
Spam is not our problem, major domain firms say ahead of ICANN 66
http://domainincite.com/24852-spam-is-not-our-problem-major-domain-firms-say-ahead-of-icann-66
 
LGBTIQ Rainbow Network to Kick Off at Montréal ICANN

https://www.internetnews.me/2019/10/24/lgbtiq-rainbow-network-to-kick-off-at-montreal-icann/


Social Media


Happening now at ICANN66:

  • The ccNSO Strategic Operational Plan Standing Committee for the first time in its history welcomes representatives of GNSO and CSC to its session with a view of ensuring synergies.  Photo
  • On ccNSO Council Workshop, Giovanni Seppia of. RU distributed yellow squares for fears and blue ones for hopes to collect impromptu opinion from Councilors and kick start the debate.   Photos
LK stall at Infotel 2019   Photos
 
NetThing, an Australian cctld registry, participated in the auIGF and also was its Gold sponsor: https://netthing.org.au/
 
VNNIC and government signed operation program    Photo
 
Jay Daley, an ex-InternetNZ executive and the recent PIR interim CEO, is selected as the first ever Executive Director of IETF
 
.RU leading an IP-battle: Rightholders against Internet users    Photo
 
MYNIC launched a nationwide competition: Digital Adopters Award    Post
 
LACNIC and NIC Mexico seek to contribute to the deployment of RPKI    Post
 
ICANN Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) published a document on Local and Internet Policy Implications of Encrypted DNS.    Link
 
CENTR: 20 years on... an interview with Richard Wein (http://nic.at )   Link
 
CENTR publishes its Guide to ICANN66    Link
 
Two candidates been nominated to ccNSO Councillor from Asia Pacific region. Atsushi Endo and Ai-Chin Lu    Link
 

Facebook sues domain name registrar OnlineNic    Link


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ICANN


Proposal for Future Root Zone KSK Rollovers
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2019-11-01-en
 
Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN67 Fellowship
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-11-01-en
 
ICANN and PTI Publish Audited Financial Statements for FY19
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-10-29-en
 
Implementation Plan for the GNSO Consensus Policy Relating to the Protection of Certain Red Cross Names
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-10-23-en
 
Call for Expressions of Interest (EoIs) for the At-Large Board Member Position 2019-2020 Cycle
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-10-21-en
 
(ccNSO)
Draft Agenda – ccNSO Council Meeting 6 November
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-06nov19-en.pdf
 
ccNSO Council Minutes, 17 October
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/minutes-ccnso-council-17oct19-en.pdf
 
ccNSO Council Elections 2020: candidate list
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-24oct19-en.htm
 
ICANN67 ccNSO Travel Funding Applications Closed

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-23oct19-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

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
 
Implementation Plan for the GNSO Consensus Policy Relating to the Protection of Certain Red Cross Names
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/red-cross-names-implementation-2019-10-23-en
 
Proposal for Future Root Zone KSK Rollovers
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposal-future-rz-ksk-rollovers-2019-11-01-en