Newsletter (1 June 2020)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD78, Taipei, Taiwan, 3-4 September 2020
   ¶ Meeting Website       ¶ Online Registration       ¶ Agenda (29 May 2020)
■ APTLD Has .KH as a New Member    View

■ APTLD Successfully Delivered a "How-To" Webinar    View

Members News

(.AU  auDA)
auDA Implements All 29 Government Recommendations From 2018 Review
A world of possibilities: AWS 2020
.au Registrar Profile: DDNS
(.CC/.TV  Verisign)
Internet Grows to 366.8 Million Domain Name Registrations at the End of the First Quarter of 2020
Two-Month Extension of Wholesale Restore Fee Waiver
(.LK  LK Domain Registry)
Special Message: Limited Services
Change of Reseller’s Name- Multi Domain Resources and Services (R0111)
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
InternetNZ: Government Internet filtering not the answer
The five point plan for digital inclusion: COVID-19 and beyond
Supporting great youth-focused projects
(.QA  CRA)
CRA Publishes Telecommunications Market Report 2015 - 2019
CRA Urges Telecom Consumers not to Respond to Fraud Messages
(.SB  Our Telekom)
Our Telekom continues to assist the National COVID-19 Preparedness with Highspeed Internet and Telephony at SI-Bougainville Police Border Post
Afnic is taking action to control and improve the social impact of its activities
Neustar Appoints Wes Nichols, Co-Founder of MarketShare, to Board of Directors
Neustar Offers Carriers Free Trial of Robocall Mitigation Service to Help Protect Subscribers from Coronavirus-Related Scams
Neustar releases 2020 ‘State of Call Center Authentication’ report
(.ME  DoMEn)
Children Using iPads: The Good the Bad and Things You Should Watch Out For
How to make your personal brand stand out
Meet Nodari – A Game Developer and Designer You Should Keep Tabs On
5 Tips For Freelancers: How to acquire Clients Delivers Real-time Health Care to Patients at Distance
(.RS/.срб  RNIDS)
DNSSEC-protected .rs and .срб domains
(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
CC for TLD .RU/.РФ employees receive letters of commendation from the President of the Russian Federation
CENTR Jamboree 2020: Online transition completed successfully
CC for TLD .RU/.РФ, RANS and MSLU to hold a roundtable meeting on information literacy during digital transformation
.РФ domain promotes Russian language on the web
.RU and .РФ gain more coronavirus-related domains
Methodology for assessing the value of domain names in .RU and .РФ in news and images
The Coordination Center signs cooperation agreement with Academy of Innovative Education and Development
Online training participants learn how to configure EAI support in open software
Russian domains .RU and .РФ maintain their positions in global rankings
Growth of registrations of corona-domains slows by half
CCTLD .RU announces winners of 4th Family IT-marathon
IDNs are a part of national culture and identity

DotAsia Announces Organizational Governance Enhancements
Why should I run my own DNS resolver?
Does the QUIC handshake require compression to be fast?
How to: Set up a testbed for validating RPKI/ROA using PMACCT and correlating traffic with BGP
APNIC 50 to become online-only event
New IP and emerging communications technologies
Geoff Huston’s NFH keynotes announced
RHOMBUS: a new IoT malware
NXNSAttack: upgrade resolvers to stop new kind of random subdomain attack
Getting IPv6 private addressing right
KISS your networks better
From remote work in Paris to 100Gbs in Lisbon
Is the lockdown driving domain registrations?
Digital Skills Assessment Guidebook
Prices for telecommunication services continue to decline but do not translate into rapidly increasing Internet penetration rates
Playing Politics with Section 230 Makes the Internet Weaker, Not Stronger
How Has COVID-19 Impacted Last Mile Networks?
Internet Society Announces Appointment of Heather West to Board of Trustees for Interim Term
The Week in Internet News: Hong Kong Residents Flock to VPNs
Internet Society Chapters Assist Communities with Telework, Remote Education
Are We Ready to Work from Home in the Middle East?
Australia 'records fastest internet speed ever'
Trust Has Eroded Within the Cybercriminal Underground Causing a Switch to Ecommerce Platforms
Verisign says its coronavirus fee waivers have saved businesses millions
Industry growth driven by new gTLD(s) in Q1
World’s youngest country launches its Nazi-risk TLD next week
Is ICANN chickening out of Whois access role?
Irony alert! Data protection agency complains it can’t get access to private Whois data
ICANN dissenter explains why she wanted .org sale approved
CSC removes reference to “retiring” new gTLD domain after retiring new gTLD domain
Google launches .meet gTLD after Meet service goes free during lockdown
Aussie ccTLD surges under coronavirus lockdown
Nominet Election Nominations Open

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Current ICANN Public Consultations

Draft PTI FY21-24 Strategic Plan
Proposal for Malayalam Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules – Second Public Comment Proceeding
Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Study 1: Proposed Final Report
ccNSO PDP3: Initial Proposals for Process to Retire ccTLDs