Newsletter (15 June 2020)
Recent Updates:

■ Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD78, Taipei, Taiwan, 3-4 September 2020
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Members News

(.AU  auDA)
Call for Expressions of Interest: Elected Non-Executive Board Director
Update From the Chair
Current insights into digital transformation
Afilias completes largest bulk transfer between .au registrar groups to date
Planned Maintenance at MYNIC Domain Management System and SELFCARE Platform
(.NZ  InternetNZ)
InternetNZ offers its new cyber security product for an extended free trial
DNC Newsletter May/June 2020
(.SA  SaudiNIC)
CITC launched the first application phase of accrediting registrars for Saudi domain names
(.SB  Our Telekom)
Our Telekom takes the lead in Buala
APNIC Networking from Home - South East Asia
Step-up of the digital transition among VSEs/SMEs: strong participation in the Foliweb webinars
Neustar Brings Identity to Customer Data Platforms to Improve Customer Experience & Marketing Performance
Netnod Q2 newsletter is out!
(.ME  DoMEn)
RipeNear.ME: A Local Food Market You’ll Love
(.RS/.срб  RNIDS)
Presentation during ccNSO meeting on the mechanism for the protection of rights in the .rs and .срб domain spaces
(.RU  CC for TLD .RU/.РФ)
How can a positive information environment be created?
Digital Dictation on the Russian language to be held online on June 6–15
 “Corona” domains lose popularity
Russian Federation becomes co-founder of Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ
New and existing cyber threats amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Internet landscape in Pakistan
What can the DNS tell us about the effect of working from home on the Internet?
Nepal’s Worldlink treks towards IPv6 summit
MANRS fellowship program now open
Improving coverage of Internet outage detection
Mapping the Internet from router level
Engineering students in Philippines take lead educating next generation of IPv6 deployers
When South East Asia Networked from Home…
Nominations now open for NRO NC Election 2020
Why is a /48 the recommended minimum prefix size for routing?
A developer’s take on IPv6 and DHCP
EU Policy Update - May 2020
IGF 2020 Update
New Roadmap for Digital Cooperation spotlights ‘Giga’ initiative to connect all the world’s schools
ITU receives the UAE’s financial support for online remote participation at ITU meetings
2020 EQUALS in Tech Awards: Nominate someone today!
Listen to the Hedge Podcast 39 to Learn about the Open Standards Everywhere Project
MANRS Fellowship Program Now Open
Strengthening Communities, Improving Lives and Livelihoods: The Internet Society Foundation Launches SCILLS
The Week in Internet News: Zoom Says End-to-End Encryption Only for Paying Users
On This 8th World IPv6 Launchiversary, Help Us Get More Websites Available Over IPv6
COVID-19 Response Must Include Massive Funding for Fiber-Optic Internet Access
SpaceX Launches Another Batch of 60 Starlink Internet Satellites
Bored? Try the DI Fiendishly Difficult Domain Name Pub Quiz
Three big registries will take down opioid domains for US govt
Should Epik be banned from NamesCon as racism debate spills over into domain industry?
ICANN board tries to redefine mediocrity — literally
GoDaddy starts protecting American customers’ privacy
Will ICANN swap Hamburg for Zoom for 69?
Top-level reshuffle as ICANN loses its COO
Amazon finally gets its dot-brands despite last-minute government plea
South Africa might raise, or lower, some wholesale domain fees
IGF 2020 Goes Virtual
No ICANN Meeting in Person This Year
Irish Broadband Usage Increases
RIPE 81 Goes Virtual and Shifts Dates
Kelly Hardy Joins CentralNic as Policy Chief

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Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Regional Strategic Plan for FY2021-2025
Call for Expression of Interest – Customer Standing Committee (CSC)
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Call for nominations ICANN Board seat 12
Join the June 2020 ccTLD community webinar | Tue, 9 June (11 UTC) & Thu, 11 June (19 UTC)

Current ICANN Public Consultations

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
Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Regional Strategic Plan for FY2021-2025
Enhancing the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model – Next Steps