Newsletter (28 August 2017)
Recent Updates:
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Members News

(.AU auDA)
Draft Registry Technical Specification now Available for Comment
https://www.auda.org.au/news/draft-registry-technical-specification-
now-available-for-comment/


Call for Nominations for Demand Class Director
https://www.auda.org.au/news/call-for-nominations-for-
demand-class-director/


(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Commences Registered Exchange Offer for its 4.750%
Senior Notes due 2027
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign
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Verisign Announces 3.25% Junior Subordinated Convertible
Debentures Due 2037 to Pay Contingent Interest
https://www.verisign.com/en_US/internet-technology-news/verisign-
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(.NZ InternetNZ)
NZ’s digital divide now on display
https://internetnz.nz/news/nz%E2%80%99s-digital-divide-now-display

Kiwis worried about fake news and cyber-bullying
https://internetnz.nz/news/kiwis-worried-about-fake-news-and-cyber-bullying

(Neustar)
Tru Optik and Neustar Partner to Expand Audience Targeting Options for OTT
https://www.neustar.biz/about-us/news-room/press-releases/2017/truoptik

(.RU The Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ)
On the takedown of the Daily Stormer registratioin in .ru
https://cctld.ru/en/news/news_detail.php?ID=11745

Others

2017 CENTR Awards: finalists announced!
https://www.centr.org/news/news/2017-centr-awards-finalists-
announced.html


EURid Provides Clean Water through Borehole Rehabilitation
Project
https://eurid.eu/en/news/eurid-supports-uganda-borehole-
rehabilitation-project/


EU Policy Update - July/August 2017
https://www.centr.org/news/eu-updates/eu-policy-update-july-august-2017.html

IETF 99 in numbers
https://en.blog.nic.cz/2017/08/07/ietf-99-in-numbers/

Join CIRA to discuss the future of Canada’s Internet
https://cira.ca/join-cira-discuss-future-canada%E2%80%99s-
internet-registration-now-open-canadians-connected-2017


Online voting for 2017 NRO NC election opens today
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/08/28/online-voting-2017-nro-nc-
election-opens-today/


Has your IP been misbehaving? Here’s a free checkup
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/08/28/ip-misbehaving-heres-free-checkup/

IPv6 anycast possibly done better
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/08/25/ipv6-anycast-possibly-done-better/

Six policy proposals: what’s up for discussion at APNIC 44
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/08/24/six-policy-proposals-whats-
discussion-apnic-44/


Internet access in Pacific is more than just ports
https://blog.apnic.net/2017/08/21/internet-access-pacific-just-ports/

Evolution of the Dot Brand Domains in 5 Years
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170828_evolution_of_the_dot_
brand_domains_in_5_years/


The Great Domain Correction of 2017?
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170823_the_great_domain_
correction_of_2017/


Upcoming Brands and Domains Conference to Explore
Various Views on DotBrands
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170819_upcoming_brands_
and_domains_conference_on_dotbrand/


Proving and Protecting Rights to Domain Names
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170816_proving_and_protecting_
rights_to_domain_names/


U.S. Department of Justice Demands IP Addresses, Other
Details on Visitors to Trump Resistance Site
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20170815_us_department_of_justice_
demands_ip_addresses_for_anit_trump_site/


.Asia Top-Level-Domain Introduces Simplified Registration
Process – Registrants Outside of the Region Benefit
https://www.dot.asia/asia-top-level-domain-introduces-
simplified-registration-process-registrants-outside-of-
the-region-benefit/


Internet Society hosts the 8th African Peering Interconnection
Forum (AfPIF) bringing peers together to promote a thriving
Internet ecosystem in Africa
https://www.internetsociety.org/news/internet-society-hosts-
8th-african-peering-interconnection-forum-afpif-bringing-peers-together

ICANN

Alexandra Kulikova to Head Stakeholder Engagement for Eastern Europe & Central Asia at ICANN
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-08-21-en

Request for Proposal: ICANN Designated Agent for Registrar Data Escrow Services
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2-2017-08-17-en

Second Version of Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone (RZ-LGR-2) Released
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-08-17-en

Request for Proposal: Human Rights Impact Assessment RFP
https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2017-08-15-en

ccNSO Council Minutes, 20 July
https://ccnso.icann.org/node/49207

24 August ccNSO Council Resolutions and Decisions are Now Posted
https://ccnso.icann.org/node/49235

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Address Supporting Organization (ASO) Review Final Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/aso-review-final-2017-08-08-en

Statistical Analysis of DNS Abuse in gTLDs (SADAG) Report
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/sadag-final-2017-08-09-en

Proposed Dates for ICANN Public Meetings 2021–2023
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/icann-meetings-dates-2017-08-21-en

Proposed Renewal of .MUSEUM Sponsored Registry Agreement
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/museum-renewal-2017-08-24-en

Proposed Changes to the NCUC Charter
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/ncuc-charter-2017-08-24-en
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