NetHui 2019 is over - we managed to pack a few months of planning and hard work into two days full of breakout sessions, panel discussions and keynotes. Looking back on it, it was the best NetHui ever, and we aim to make the next one even better.
Engaging with Kiwis on what they want or expect from .nz domain names policies is underway! The .nz survey went out for public feedback on 18 September. We’ve had strong and interesting feedback but we’d like more before it closes on 14 October. Fill out the survey and be in to win a $500 prezzy
Mental health awareness week on 23-29 September is a good opportunity to talk about our dispute resolution services review because anyone working in dispute resolution is routinely dealing with other people's problems.
It’s been over six months since the Christchurch mosque attacks, and four months since the Christchurch Call was made. Tomorrow, there will be a meeting alongside the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York to take stock of progress on the Call. World leaders, company executives, United Nations representatives and others will come together to report back on what progress has been made and what plans lie ahead.
At the end of July, the Australian competition regulator published the final report of its inquiry into Digital Platforms. The Australian Government is seeking input on the recommendations it contains.
A guest blog from Sue Chetwin: I recently chaired the first meeting of the .nz Advisory Panel – we’re reviewing the policies that regulate the New Zealand domain name space on the Internet to ensure they are robust and reflect today’s thinking.