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Convocatoria a SO/AC: nominaciones de mentores para el Programa de Becas

LOS ÁNGELES, 16 de octubre de 2018. Se invita a las organizaciones de apoyo y los comités asesores de la ICANN a nominar una persona por agrupación (7 en total) para desempeñarse como mentor en el Programa de Becas de la ICANN. Los mentores...

La comunidad usuaria del código de escritura hebreo crea el Panel de Generación para desarrollar Reglas para la Generación de Etiquetas (LGR) para la Zona Raíz

LOS ÁNGELES, 15 de octubre de 2018. En el día de hoy, la Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) anunció la creación del Panel de Generación para desarrollar Reglas para la Generación de Etiquetas para la Zona Raíz...

Solicitud de Propuestas (RFP): servicios EBERO

LOS ÁNGELES, 17 de octubre de 2018. En el día de hoy, la Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) anunció que se encuentra efectuando la búsqueda de uno o más socios para brindar servicios de Operador de Registro...

Invitación a participar en las sesiones sobre planificación estratégica, estándares operativos y revisiones durante la reunión ICANN63

LOS ÁNGELES, 11 de octubre de 2018. La Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) invita a la comunidad a presentar sus comentarios y participar en las sesiones sobre planificación estratégica, estándares operativos, y...

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The Evolution of At-Large

Evin Erdogdu, ICANN's Policy Development Senior Coordinator interviews outgoing ALAC Chair Alan Greenberg and incoming ALAC Chair about the development of At-Large.

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Interview with the RDS-WHOIS2 Review Team

Two leaders of the RDS-WHOIS2 Review Team, Alan Greenberg and Susan Kawaguchi, talk about the draft report and key recommendations that came out of the review.

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An Introduction to the Business Constituency (BC)

ICANN's Mary Wong, Policy Senior Director, interviews Steve Del Bianco, BC Member, and Claudia Selli, BC Member. They provide an introduction to the Business Constituency.

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Rod Rasmussen Interview on SAC101: SSAC Advisory

Andrew McConachie, ICANN Technical and Policy Manager, interviews Rod Rasmussen, SSAC Chair during ICANN62.

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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."