LACTLD REPORT #6 – June 2015

This first 2015 Edition contains an article on Cyber security and a column by Pablo Hinojosa from APNIC about the Global Conference on Cyber Space. An article about the work of Kantara Initiative as the main provider with a Security Framework, as well as a platform for the needs of the private sector for the development of policies and standards in the industry. A set-up on the progress made in the IANA functions transition. An interview to Valeria Betancourt, director of the Program on Information and Communication Policies at APC as well as José Clastornik, CEO at AGESIC y eLAC President, to better understand MAG specific mechanisms and the regional singularities. We have also interviewed Francisco Arias, Director of Technical Services at ICANN, who develops the advantages of the new RDAP protocol. An article about the controversial initiatives around zerorating and, last but not least, a space for the statistical analysis of ccTLDs, this time from a commercial perspective.


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Where Has the Domain Name Growth Gone?

By Jay Daley for CircleID It is pretty common knowledge now that domain name growth started to drop around two years ago and is falling still. At this rate there is every chance that TLDs that have only ever seen ...
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OAS Secretary General elects new Executive Secretary of CITEL.

On July 29 Mr. Oscar Giovanni Leon Suarez was formally announced as the next Executive Secretary of CITEL. That decision was taken by the Secretary General of the OAS, Mr. Luis Almagro. The date when the new Executive Secretary of ...
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Italian Parliament adopts Declaration on Internet Rights

An Italian parliamentary committee has adopted a (non-binding) declaration on Internet Rights, including just about every subject: access to internet, net neutrality, data protection, cyber security and internet governance. The next IGF in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, would be the scenario ...
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Everything about the Internet ecosystem on a simple graph

On 24 July CENTR published an infographic that was created in collaboration with the other regional ccTLD organizations: AfTLD, APTLD and LACTLD. It describes in a visually appealing and clear way how the Internet ecosystem is formed today This ...
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