Newsletter (27 January 2020)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD77, Melbourne, Australia, 20-21 February 2020
   ¶  Meeting Website       ¶ Online Registration       ¶ Agenda (24 Jan 2020)
■ Fellows to the 2020 Sub-regional Workshop Selected    View
■ CentralNic Announces Sponsorship of APTLD77    View

■ VentraIP Announced as Co-Sponsor of APTLD77    View


Members News


(.AU  auDA)
The role of APTLD in the development of the .au namespace
https://afilias.com.au/newsroom/blog-posts/role-aptld-development-au-namespace
 
Licence Review Panel Update
https://www.auda.org.au/news/licence-review-panel-update/
 
A response to the Australian bushfires: Major Disaster Policy
https://www.auda.org.au/news/bushfires-major-disaster-policy/
 
auDA Registrant Review Panel Decision 20195251
https://www.auda.org.au/news/auda-registrant-review-panel/
 
Rosemary Sinclair AM appointed auDA CEO
https://www.auda.org.au/news/rosemary-sinclair-am-appointed-auda-ceo/
 
(.JP  JPRS)
Obituary of Susumu Sano, the Vice President of JPRS
https://jprs.co.jp/en/topics/2020/200116.html
 
(.MY  MYNIC)
MYNIC DNSSEC TECHNICAL BOOTCAMP 2020 TRAINING DATES
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/mynic-dnssec-technical-bootcamp-2020-training-dates/
 
Planned Maintenance at MYNIC Domain Management System and SELFCARE Platform
https://mynic.my/media/announcements/planned-maintenance-at-mynic-domain-management-system-and-selfcare-platform-8/
 
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
‘Digital’ regulation a growing global, political football in 2020.
https://internetnz.nz/blog/digital-regulation-growing-global-political-football-2020
 
Understanding .nz's place in the world
https://internetnz.nz/blog/understanding-nzs-place-world
 
2020 vision: our Internet predictions
https://internetnz.nz/blog/2020-vision-our-internet-predictions
 
(.SB  Solomon Telekom)
Western Solomons now on Fibre Optic Cable
https://www.ourtelekom.com.sb/news/latest-news/western-solomons-now-on-fibre-optic-cable/
 
(.WF  Afnic)
Afnic raises awareness among SMEs of their online presence at the Salon des Entrepreneurs in Paris
https://www.afnic.fr/en/about-afnic/news/general-news/11807/show/afnic-raises-awareness-among-smes-of-their-online-presence-at-the-salon-des-entrepreneurs-in-paris.html
 
(Neustar)
Neustar Appoints Alison Lewis to Board of Directors
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-appoints-alison-lewis-to-board-of-directors
 
TRUSTID, a Neustar Company, Further Strengthens Patent Portfolio and Secures Key Wins Enforcing Its Patents
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/trustid-a-neustar-company-further-strengthens-patent-portfolio-and-secures-key-wins-enforcing-its-patents
 
Neustar Named A Leader in Marketing Measurement and Optimization Solutions by Independent Research Firm
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-named-a-leader-in-marketing-measurement-and-optimization-solutions-by-independent-research-firm
 
Neustar delivers UltraThreat Feeds for more effective data security
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-delivers-ultrathreat-feeds-for-more-effective-data-security
 
Neustar Introduces Flexible Digital Identity Authentication Solutions to Combat Fraud and Improve Customer Experience
https://www.home.neustar/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2020/neustar-introduces-flexible-digital-identity-authentication-solutions
 
(Netnod)
New year - get flexible with Netnod IX
https://www.netnod.se/ix/new-year-get-flexible-with-netnod-ix
 
(.ME  DoMEn)
How to Prepare Kids to Go Online Without Parental Supervision
https://domain.me/how-to-prepare-kids-to-go-online-without-parental-supervision/
 
Meet Nuka.ME: The Eternal Notebook
https://domain.me/meet-nuka-me-the-eternal-notebook/
 
Let’s Not Panic – Explaining the Process of Job Application
https://domain.me/lets-not-panic-explaining-the-process-of-job-application/
 
What You Can Learn About Personal Branding from Franziska [Fitza.me]
https://domain.me/what-you-can-learn-about-personal-branding-from-franziska-fitza-me/
 
(.MX  Registry.MX)
Notice: Customer support not available – January 24th, 2020
https://www.registry.mx/jsf/news_list/search/info.jsf?Id=1870&type=1
 
(.RU  Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
The internet: The universal environment for cooperation between people, businesses and government bodies
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25371/
 
Explore the Internet & Govern It! gains many new games
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25307/
 
Universal Acceptance Regional Coordination Group of CIS and Eastern Europe joins UASG
https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25304/
 
Results of the Journey around Runet contest

https://cctld.ru/en/media/news/kc/25303/


Others
 
AprIGF: Call for APrIGF 2020 Session Proposals
https://www.aprigf.asia/news/2020/call-for-2020-session-proposals.html
 
APNIC Training: 2019 in review
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/27/apnic-training-2019-in-review/
 
Event Wrap: MMIX and MMNOG Forum 2020
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/24/event-wrap-mmix-and-mmnog-forum-2020/
 
Modelling BBR’s interactions with loss-based congestion control
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/24/modelling-bbrs-interactions-with-loss-based-congestion-control/
 
10 years of Internet number resourcing in the Asia Pacific
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/23/10-years-of-internet-number-resourcing-in-the-asia-pacific/
 
Bufferbloat may be solved, but it’s not over yet
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/22/bufferbloat-may-be-solved-but-its-not-over-yet/
 
Event Wrap: 33rd TWNIC IP OPM and TWNOG 4.0
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/21/event-wrap-33rd-twnic-ip-opm-and-twnog-4-0/
 
Event Wrap: bdNOG 11
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/21/event-wrap-bdnog-11/
 
Addressing 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/21/addressing-2019/
 
SHA-1 chosen prefix collisions and DNSSEC
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/17/sha-1-chosen-prefix-collisions-and-dnssec/
 
Event Wrap: IGF 2019
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/16/event-wrap-igf-2019/
 
Event Wrap: npNOG 5
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/16/event-wrap-npnog-5/
 
Everyone deserves security
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/16/everyone-deserves-security/
 
Event Wrap: PacNOG 25
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/16/event-wrap-pacnog-25/
 
Event Wrap: AFRINIC 31
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/15/event-wrap-afrinic-31/
 
MyAPNIC is changing
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/15/myapnic-is-changing/
 
BGP in 2019 – BGP Churn
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/15/bgp-in-2019-bgp-churn/
 
BGP in 2019 – The BGP Table
https://blog.apnic.net/2020/01/14/bgp-in-2019-the-bgp-table/
 
CENTR publishes its CENTRstats Global TLD Report Q3/2019
https://www.centr.org/news/news/centr-publishes-its-centrstats-global-tld-report-q3-2019.html
 
New Internet Security Principles Developed with World Economic Forum to Help Protect up to 1 Billion Users
https://www.weforum.org/press/2020/01/new-internet-security-principles-developed-with-world-economic-forum-to-help-protect-up-to-1-billion-users
 
The Week in Internet News: Kentucky Broadband Program Stalls
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/01/the-week-in-internet-news-kentucky-broadband-program-stalls/
 
Pacific Report to the Dynamic Coalition of Small Island Developing States in the Internet Economy
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/01/pacific-report-to-the-dynamic-coalition-of-small-island-developing-states-in-the-internet-economy/
 
The Week in Internet News: Mexico, NYC Push for Internet Access for All
https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2020/01/the-week-in-internet-news-mexico-nyc-push-for-internet-access-for-all/
 
At Davos, UN Broadband Commission advocates for financing inclusive meaningful connectivity for sustainable impact
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/PR01-2020-Broadband-Commission-Meaningful-Universal-Connectivity.aspx
 
ITU members focus attention on the role of emerging technologies in promoting ICT accessibility
https://www.itu.int/en/mediacentre/Pages/2019-CM11.aspx
 
Call for Validation of IGF 2020 Thematic Tracks Open by 6 February
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-call-for-validation-of-thematic-tracks
 
IGF 2020 First Open Consultations & MAG meeting concluded in Geneva
https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-first-open-consultations-and-mag-meeting
 
Red Sea Region Suffers From Multi-Day Internet Outage Following an Undersea Cable Cut
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20200114_red_sea_region_suffers_from
_multiday_internet_outage/

 
Vint Cerf Says He Is in Favor of .ORG Acquisition, Explains Why
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20200114_vint_cerf_says_he_is_in_
favor_of_dot_org_acquisition_explains_why/

 
.eu ADR fees remain discounted until 30 June 2020
http://www.domainpulse.com/2020/01/17/eu-adr-fees-remain-discounted-until-30-june-2020/
 
CIRA is funding digital literacy, cybersecurity, and internet infrastructure projects through $1+ million fund
http://www.domainpulse.com/2020/01/18/cira-funding-digital-literacy-cybersecurity-internet-infrastructure-projects/
 
Chris Mondini Appointed ICANN VP, Stakeholder Engagement, Europe and MD, Brussels
http://www.domainpulse.com/2020/01/15/chris-mondini-icann-vp-stakeholder-engagement-europe/
 
auDA Announces New CEO As They Look To End Over 3 Years Of Turmoil
http://www.domainpulse.com/2020/01/14/auda-new-ceo-end-turmoil/
 
Is the .co rebid biased toward Afilias? Yeah, kinda
http://domainincite.com/25198-is-the-co-rebid-biased-toward-afilias-yeah-kinda
 
Amazon governments vow revenge for “illegal and unjust” ICANN decision on .amazon
http://domainincite.com/25205-amazon-governments-vow-revenge-for-illegal-and-unjust-icann-decision-on-amazon
 
SaveDotOrg to protest outside ICANN HQ. #lol
http://domainincite.com/25193-savedotorg-to-protest-outside-icann-hq-lol
 
ICANN gets a new European chief
http://domainincite.com/25183-icann-gets-a-new-european-chief
 
New CEO to step into the lion’s den at auDA
http://domainincite.com/25181-new-ceo-to-step-into-the-lions-den-at-auda
 
Namescon Europe Chooses Budapest
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/01/25/namescon-europe-chooses-budapest/
 
Warren and Other US Senators Weigh in on .Org Sale
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/01/19/warren-and-other-us-senators-weigh-in-on-org-sale/
 
GoDaddy Unveils New Branding

https://www.internetnews.me/2020/01/15/godaddy-unveils-new-branding/


Social Media


Happy Lunar New Year!    Card
 
.RU team interviewed prominent expert during the IGF in Berlin and asked the same question to everyone, namely, Why should the youth contribute to IG? Take a listen: Video
 
Between Wednesday, 22 January 2020 (00:01 UTC) and Wednesday, 5 February 2020 (noon UTC), it is possible to apply for ccNSO travel funding to attend the ICANN68 ICANN Policy Forum, taking place 22-25 June 2020 in Kuala Lumpur. No early/late submissions will be accepted.
Requirements: The applicant actively participates in the work of the ccNSO and makes a special contribution to its projects and meetings. Examples of contributions to the work of the ccNSO: an active engagement in a ccNSO working group, a presentation at the ccNSO member meeting, or other engagements that strengthen the activities of the ccNSO. Important: Applications which do not clearly state an active contribution, are not eligible and will not be taken into consideration.
What is included? The funding covers an economy class ticket to the travel destination, the hotel costs for the time of the meeting and a per diem (either full funding, or partial funding). ccNSO Travel Fund Guideline:https://ccnso.icann.org/en/about/guidelines.htm
How to apply? Full details on how to submit your application can be found here: http://ccnso.icann.org/about/travel-funding
Next Steps? Once the application window closed, the ccNSO Travel Fund Committee members will evaluate all applications. The outcome of the ccNSO Travel Fund Committee deliberations will be published on the ccNSO website by the end of February 2020. All applicants will receive a personal notification as well.
 
.IN registrar met a part of the core team that enables .IN domains function globally and had a productive meeting.   Post
 
The Afilias's blog features APTLD and its role in development of the .au domain space - thank you, Afilias!   Link
 
Mr. Le Nam Trung, an APTLD Board Member since 2018, has just tendered his note of resignation. A veteran of VNNIC where he was Deputy Director and a long-standing friend and contributer to APTLD's activities, Trung is leaving the .VN registry for the Ministry of Information and Communications. We would like to express our great thanks to Trung and wish him every success in his career. We hope to see him at international gatherings, of course.
 
MYNIC give a visit to Pusat Jagaan Orang Tua Wanhing at Taman Sri Andalas, Seri Kembangan to see what we could offer to help lessen the burden, to give joy and love in the spirit of upcoming Chinese New Year.   Post
 
Our warmest congratulations to Jiankang Yao of CNNIC on having been elected as an IAB Board member. A long-standing practitioner and author of a number of RFCs, he has done a great job on IDNs and EAI for the community - well done, Yao!
 
Cypriot (CY) ccTLD Now Offering Direct Registrations
https://www.internetnews.me/2020/01/20/cypriot-cy-cctld-now-offering-direct-registrations/
 
CENTR release updated global TLD market report
https://stats.centr.org/stats/global
 
APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (16 January 2020)
https://www.aptld.org/documents/BoardDocuments/202001/272.html
 
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and Twits: https://twitter.com/APTLDnews


ICANN


Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency (SSR2) Review Team Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-01-24-en
 
Public Interest Registry, ICANN Extend Deadline
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-01-17-en
 
Register for ICANN67 Prep Week Webinars
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-01-14-en
 
Attend Informational Webinar on ICANN’s Draft FY21-25 Operating & Financial Plan and Draft FY21 Operating Plan and Budget
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2020-01-13-en
 
Chris Mondini Appointed ICANN Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, Europe and Managing Director, Brussels
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-01-13-en
 
(ccNSO)
Apply for ccNSO travel funding for ICANN68, Kuala Lumpur
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-21jan20-en.htm
 
Call for volunteers ccPDP3 | Part 2 Review Mechanism
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-20jan20-en.htm
 
Draft Agenda – ccNSO Council Meeting 23 January
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/workinggroups/agenda-draft-council-23jan20-en.pdf
 
Heads up! webinar 23 January at 14 UTC | ccPDP3 Review Mechanism
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-16jan20-en.htm
 
ccNSO Council – launches PDP 4.0
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-16jan20-en.htm
 
Update Election Notice ICANN Board Seat 11
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-14jan20-en.htm
 
ccNSO Council Minutes, 19 December
https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-2-13jan20-en.htm
 
Election Notice, ICANN Board Seat 11

https://ccnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-13jan20-en.htm


Current ICANN Public Consultations

Proposal for Future Root Zone KSK Rollovers
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/proposal-future-rz-ksk-rollovers-2019-11-01-en
 
Third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/atrt3-draft-report-2019-12-16-en
 
Proposed Dates for ICANN Public Meetings 2024-2028 and Revised Dates in 2022
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/icann-meetings-dates-2020-01-02-en
 
Proposed Final Report of the New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross Community Working Group
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/new-gtld-auction-proceeds-final-2019-12-23-en
 
Proposed Amendment 3 to the .COM Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/com-amendment-3-2020-01-03-en
 
Draft FY21-25 Operating & Financial Plan and Draft FY21 Operating Plan & Budget
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/draft-opplan-budget-fy21-25-2019-12-20-en
Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency (SSR2) Review Team Draft Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ssr2-rt-draft-report-2020-01-24-en