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Steve Gwon

United States

Sr. Paralegal

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Karla Hakansson

United States

Registry Services and Engagement Director

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Daniel Halloran

ICANN Deputy General Counsel

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Selina Harrington

United States

Senior IANA Specialist

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Hunter Hawkins

United States

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Meghan Healy

United Kingdom

Research Analyst

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Jamie Hedlund

SVP, Contractual Compliance & Consumer Safeguards

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Julie Hedlund

United States

Policy Director & SSAC Support

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Valerie Heng

Sr. Manager, Registry Services & Engagement

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Aisha Herrell

United States

Global Support Analyst II

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Aaron Hickmann

Director, GDD Operations

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Nigel Hickson

VP, IGO Engagement

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Angela Hillman

United States

Senior Financial Analyst III

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Marilia Hirano

United States

Manager, IANA Continuous Improvement

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Stacy Hoffberg

Travel & LA Events Sr Manager

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Paul Hoffman

United States

Principal Technologist

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Robert Hoggarth

United States

VP, Policy Development & Community Services

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Elizabeth Hoover

Sr Manager, Human Resources

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Pamela Howard

United States

Performance Management & Reporting Sr. Manager

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Linna Hsii

United States

Counsel

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Sarmad Hussain

IDN Programs Director

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Alex Hutson

United States

Senior Business Analyst

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Gustavo Lozano Ibarra

Technical Services Director

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Anne-Rachel Inne

United States

VP, Government Engagement

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Lauren Israel

United States

Operations Specialist II

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Fernanda Iunes

United States

Sr. Administrative Assistant

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Cooper Jackson

United States

Systems Engineer

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Cyrus Jamnejad

United States

Implementation Project Sr. Analyst

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Alice Jansen

Sr Project Manager, Multistakeholder Strategy & Strategic Initiatives

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Fairus Jasmin

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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John Jeffrey

General Counsel & Secretary

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Josh Jenkins

United States

Sr Systems Engineer

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Jim De Jesus

United States

Sr HR Business Partner

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Joseph De Jesus

United States

Manager, Travel Support

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Hillary Jett

Communications Coordinator

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Aaron Jimenez

United States

Board Operations Senior Coordinator

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Gustavo Jimenez

United States

Technical QA Test Engineer

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Hilary Jin

United States

IT Support & Procurement Specialist & Tech Writer

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Jennifer Johnson

United States

Sr. Admin Assistant, GSE EMEA

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Susie Johnson

United States

Policy Operations Specialist and Executive Assistant

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Patrick L. Jones

United States

Senior Director, Global Stakeholder Engagement

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Jana Juginovic

United States

Senior Director, Communications & Content

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Steve Jung

United States

Sr. Accountant

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Tarek Kamel

Sr Advisor to President & SVP, Government and IGO Engagement

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Nichole Kennedy

United States

Travel Support Assistant

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May Kim

United States

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Jia Kimoto

United States

Project Manager I

Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as""icann.org"" is not an IDN."