Newsletter (12 February 2018)
Recent Updates:
Next APTLD Meeting: APTLD73 & 2018 AGM, Kathmandu, Nepal, 22-23 February 2018

    ¶ Meeting Website   ¶ Online Registration  ¶ Agenda (9 Feb 2018)

Members News

(.AU auDA)
Public notice
(.CC/.TV Verisign)
Verisign Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

JP Domain Names Surpassed 1.5 Million
(.NZ InternetNZ)
Links and Thinks: a safer Internet in 2018
Links and Thinks... and fears?
Neustar Revolutionizes Collections with Authoritative Contact Intelligence Solution
Neustar Expands European Data Scrubbing Estate to Build the World’s Largest DDoS Mitigation Defense Network
Netnod comments on the Data Retention Directive in Sweden
(.RU Coordination Center for .RU/.РФ)
The Coordination Center for TLD .RU/.РФ Council has a new Chairman
Joint CC and Online Patent service was presented to the Presidential Administration of Russia
Working meeting with registrars took place at the Coordination Center’s office
The DOT-Journalism Awards 2018 kicked off
Criminals use even unregistered domains
Netoscope shares its scientific findings
My Interesting Internet competition results have been announced
Topics of self-regulation and positive content were discussed at the Cyber Security Forum
The fight against illegal content should be open and transparent


Addressing 2017
Fiji operator meeting the challenges of Pacific’s growing Internet demand
Register for network security and DNSSEC training, Tuvalu
Aggressive NSEC caching in BIND 9.12
Bringing DNS security and privacy to the end user
Understanding the spoofing problem
RIPE NCC removes out-of-region ‘ROUTE’ object process from the RIPE IRR
A Swede in Canada: best practice exchange in action
The CENTR Member Security Maturity Model is out!
Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management
Legal Working Group discusses GDPR implementation and compliance

Cyber incidents doubled globally in 2017: report

Let’s Make the Internet a Safer Place for Everyone
Help Five Projects Connect the World

The global Internet requires a global, collaborative approach to
Internet Governance
Power of innovative “Tech for Good” initiatives from around the
world to be featured at WSIS 2018 in Geneva
2nd ‘AI for Good Global Summit’ takes action to ensure AI benefits humanity
ITU celebrates International Day of Women & Girls in Science
Alphabet Launches New Cybersecurity Company, Chronicle

Thailand has Become the World's Leading Hotspot for Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

ICANN Cancels .CORP, .HOME, and .MAIL TLDs Indefintley Due to Collision Concerns

U.S. Govt’s NTIA Has Preservation of WHOIS As Priority With Concerns It May Go Dark
Businesses in the Netherlands Love Their .NL, While Registrar Rewards Result in Big Rise in IPv6
Neustar To Explain Why Brand TLDs Are The Future With Upcoming Webinar
Singapore Asia’s #1 in Startup Mobility and Education in Asia: Youth Mobility Report
ICANN Announces October 2018 As New Date for KSK Rollover
Austrian Registry Injects Humour Into Their Anycast Service
An Information Transparency Initiative Update: The Content Audit and ICANN Taxonomy by Duncan Burns, David Conrad
Is the Trump administration really trying to reverse the IANA transition?
CPE probe: “whitewash” or “fig leaf”?
EU data protection law may end up protecting scammers, experts warn
de: Why are you doing that Whois search? DENIC wants to know


Request for Proposal: Rights Protection Mechanisms Survey
Apply Now for ICANN Leadership Positions
Plan to Restart the Root Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover Process
Call for Experts to Study the Application of Root Zone Label Generation Rules
Register Now: Pre-ICANN61 Policy Open House – 1 March 2018
ccNSO Activity Summary January 2018
ccNSO Council letter to Chair of the ICANN Board – regarding use of emojis
ccNSO Council letter to ICANN Nominating Committee on Specific Requirements
ccNSO Council Statement on the draft Operating Standards for Specific Reviews
Start Rejection Action Petition Period FY 19 IANA Operational Plan and Budget
ccNSO Council Minutes, 18 January

Current ICANN Public Consultations

Maximal Starting Repertoire version 3 (MSR-3) for Root Zone Label Generation Rules (RZ-LGR)
ICANN Draft FY19 Operating Plan and Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update
Proposal for Korean Root Zone Label Generation Rules
Plan to Restart the Root Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover Process