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Interim Paper on Policy Aspects Regarding Introduction of Single Character IDN TLDs

Open: 27 July 2010
Closed: 9 September 2010

Explanation/Background: The ccNSO and GNSO Councils have established a joint working group to identify and explore issues and topics of common interest, relating to the introduction of IDN TLD's if any, and of relevance to both the cNSO and GNSO, report on such an identified issues to the ccNSO and GNSO Councils and propose a methodology to address the issue. The charter of the joint ccNSO and GNSO IDN working group (JIG) can be found at:

As part of its work the JIG has published an Initial Report on policy aspects regarding the introduction of Single Character IDN TLD's. This Report is a stocktaking of the policy issues regarding the introduction of Single Character IDN TLDs and some viewpoints on possible policy implementations that could address those issues. The Report can be found here: [PDF, 192 KB]. To be most helpful you are kindly requested to submit your comments by 9 September 2010.

Staff Support: Bart Boswinkel

Staff member responsible: Bart Boswinkel

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