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					AUGUST
2011
                                                                                                                               THIS ISSUE
                                                                                                                           Member news
                                                                                                               Survey Summary on DNSSEC
                                                                                                                        Monthly Statistics
                                                                                                                        .se Internet Fund
                                                                                                     IETF81 – Quebec City, CENTR Report


 M E M B E R N E W S HIGHLIGHTS                                     (.ru)
                                                                    The Сoordination Сenter to launch an educational online game
(.be)                                                               “Explore Internet – Govern It”
Renewed website - The DNS.be website has a new look!                .ru to launch an educational online game “Explore Internet –
                                                                    Govern It”. The game aims at upgrading the Internet use skills of
(.ch)                                                               the younger generation.
Malware: SWITCH needs to block fewer websites
For six months, SWITCH has been blocking Swiss websites that        (.se)
spread malicious software and malware. In the Q2 2011,              .SE’s Internet fund once more open for project applications
SWITCH only had to block half as many websites as in the Q1–        Since being launched in 2004, the Internet fund has financed
thanks to its cooperation with Swiss hosting providers.             more than 170 development projects.

(.eu)                                                               (.ua)
.eu Q2 2011 progress report available                               Google gets back google.ua in a lawsuit
.eu’s move to multiyear registrations has proved popular,           Google won the suit for the right to the google.ua domain. Until
according to the second quarter progress report, issued today       recently, this domain was used by the Ukrainian firm GO OGLE,
by the .eu registry, EURid. 12.3% of all .eu registrations during   and visitors were redirected to the dating site Kokhaymos.
Q2 2011 were for longer than one year.
                                                                    (.uk)
(.fr)                                                               DNSSEC Signing Service pilot
AFNIC welcomes the publication of the decree on the new             The DNSSEC Signing Service will allow registrars to quickly and
legal framework for domain names                                    easily implement DNSSEC by relying on Nominet to manage the
The decree specifying the conditions for application of the law     cryptographic signing process, management of keys and
of March 22, 2011 has been published in the Official Gazette.       publishing records to nameservers and zone files.

(.hr)                                                               ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
Fifteen years of the CARNet CERT
Fifteen years ago, the CARNet CERT (Computer Emergency              (.cat)
Response Team) was established within the Croatian Academic         .cat supports new software helping people with disabilities
and Research Network - CARNet.                                      Fundació puntCAT has supported development of a new version
                                                                    of SITPLUS, a free software (GNU GPL) framework that provides
(.ie)                                                               ludic-therapeutic activities for people with with cognitive,
Annual Report Shows IEDR Performed Strongly in 2010                 sensory and physical disabilities.
IEDR reported continued strong core trading performance for
2010 with overall continued growth in .ie domain registration,      (.com)
and increased Members’ Funds enabling IEDR to invest further.       Verisign Reports 13% year-over-year revenue growth in second
                                                                    quarter 2011
(.me)
.ME Celebrates Exceptional Growth In Domain Registrations           (.mx)
It’s been three years since the .ME Registry first launched open    NIC Mexico reaches 500,000 Domains
registrations of the Montenegrin country code Top Level
Domain on July 17, 2008.                                            (.org)
                                                                    PIR Releases results of bi-annual Domain Name Report, ‘The
(.no)                                                               Dashboard’
Change in the domain name policy                                    PIR To Apply For .NGO TLD
A new clause clarifying Norid's policy regarding access to
historical data
                                                                                                    CENTR REPORTS
(.pl)
Report for second quarter of 2011, concerning domain name                 CENTR Comment on non-paper “sectoral criteria to
market in Poland (pdf)                                                             identify European Infrastructure in ICT”
                                                                                                  Report on the IETF 81, Canada
                                                                                                                                    Survey timing: 27 JUL 2011 – 25 AUG 201
                                                                                                                                                            Respondents: 25
 Survey Summary: “DNSSEC Implementation Consultation”                                                                                                     Click for full report




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 CENTR Statistics
              CENTR Domain Count                CENTR Growth             Global gTLD Growth                .com Growth
   2.50%                                                                                                          60
                                                                                                                                               DOMAIN COUNTER:
                                                                                                                         Millions




                                               Addition of .PФ            Addition of .ua

                                                                                                                  50
                                                                                                                                                     58,543,673
   2.00%                                                                                                                                      End of AUGUST 2011
                                                                                                                                                       Full Members Only
                                                                                                                  40
   1.50%                                                                                                                                          This is the domain count
                                                                                                                  30                               for end of August 2011.
   1.00%                                                                                                                                           This count represents a
                                                                                                                  20                             growth of 0.78% from the
                                                                                                                                                           previous month.
   0.50%                                                                                                                                        The largest contribution to
                                                                                                                  10
                                                                                                                                                              this growth in
   0.00%                                                                                                          0                                 absolute value was .uk




Source: CENTR domain counter (as well as manual checks on Member websites) and hosterstats.com for gTLDs
.SE’s Internet fund once more
open for project applications –                                           “Last spring we received a record amount of applications and

now through an easy-to-use net                                            were actually a bit surprised. That is why we are now launching

portal                                                                    a special online portal for submitting applications, both in order
                                                                          to simplify our work receiving and handling them and to make
Since being launched in 2004, the Internet fund has
                                                                          things less complicated for applicants. At the same time, we
financed more than 170 development projects. Among
                                                                          have improved the fund’s homepage and made it clearer,” says
the projects selected last spring were everything from
                                                                          Pernilla Rydmark, project manager for the Internet fund at .SE.
DNS development to a solution for connecting
reindeer herdsmen. Starting today and until 12 noon
on 12 September it is again possible to apply for                         Initiative on digital inclusion continues
financing from the Internet fund. A portal for                            Since 2010 the Internet fund has a special initiative for
submitting applications, simplifying things for all                       advancing the digital inclusion of groups left outside the
parties, is also being launched.                                          Internet. Out of the projects selected in the spring, 13 were
According to its charter, .SE (The Internet Infrastructure                part of this initiative. Besides the already mentioned Kultur i
Foundation) shall work for a positive development of the                  Väst project, the fund is for example supporting the event
Internet in Sweden. This is done, among other things, via                 SeniorSurf, where elderly people are invited to libraries in
the Internet fund which finances independent, non-                        order to try out the Internet free of charge.
commercial projects with the purpose of in some way                       Also in the application period starting today, .SE is looking for
developing the Internet. During two application periods                   projects aimed at digital inclusion. In these cases applications
every year the fund is open for applications.                             are assessed by a separate group of experts.


27 projects selected last spring                                                                      Click for more details on applications
The 166 applications submitted in the spring resulted in                                                     More information on the Fund
the selection of 27 projects which get to share in all close
to SEK 7 million. The most substantial single project,
                                                                                    WHAT HAPPENED IN JULY/AUGUST
receiving SEK 1.2 million, concerns Internet training for                                                            IETF 81- QUEBEC CITY
beginners and is run by Kultur i Väst.                                                                             CLICK FOR CENTR REPORT

“Last spring we received a record amount of applications
and were actually a bit surprised. That is why we are now                                            UPCOMING EVENTS
launching a special online portal for submitting
                                                                                   4th International Conference for ccTLD registries and
applications, both in order to simplify our work receiving                                 registrars of CIS , Central and Eastern Europe
and handling them and to make things less complicated                                                   Novi Sad, 14-15 September 2011

for applicants. At the same time, we have improved the                                                     Newdomains.org Conference
fund’s homepage and made it clearer,” says Pernilla                                                      Munich, 26-27 September 2011
Rydmark, project manager for the Internet fund at .SE.
                                                                                                        IGF – Internet Governance Forum
                                                                                                          Nairobi, 27-30 September 2011

                                                                                                            16th CENTR General Assembly
                                                                                                              Brussels, 6-7 October 2011
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                                                    Brussels, Belgium                                      Click here for Agenda Timeline
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