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Publicación del Informe de Actividades del Programa de Becas en la Reunión ICANN64 y manifestaciones de interés para la reunión ICANN65

LOS ÁNGELES, 13 de mayo de 2019. El Informe de Actividades del Programa de Becas en la Reunión ICANN64 se encuentra publicado en este espacio [PDF, 344 KB]. Este informe fue redactado por becarios y presenta detalles sobre sus actividades previas...

Seminario web: evolución del modelo de múltiples partes interesadas de la ICANN

LOS ÁNGELES, 7 de mayo de 2019. La Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) invita a la comunidad a continuar el diálogo en curso sobre la evolución del modelo de gobernanza de múltiples partes interesadas de la...

La Junta Directiva de la ICANN aprueba el Plan Operativo y el Presupuesto para el año fiscal 2020

LOS ÁNGELES, 9 de mayo de 2019. La Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) anuncia que la Junta Directiva aprobó el Plan Operativo y el Presupuesto de la ICANN para el año fiscal 2020 junto con las actualizaciones...

Anuncio de nuevas sedes para reuniones públicas de la ICANN en 2021

LOS ÁNGELES, 6 de mayo de 2019. En el día de hoy, la Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) anuncia dos nuevas sedes para sus reuniones públicas en 2021. Cancún, México, será la sede de la reunión ICANN70 del 20...

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Universal Acceptance (UA) Ambassadors Share Their Experiences

Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) Secretary General Don Hollander interviews UA Ambassador Mark W. Datysgeld, UA Ambassador Ashish Modi, Chair UASG Ajay Data, Vice-Chair – UASG Dušan...

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Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) Update

ICANN's Brad White, North America Communications Director sits down with GNSO Chair Keith Drazek and GNSO Council Liaison to the EPDP Team Rafik Dammak to discuss Expedited Policy Development...

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Universal Acceptance (UA) Ambassadors Share Their

Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) Secretary General Don Hollander interviews UA Ambassador Mark W. Datysgeld, UA Ambassador Ashish Modi, Chair UASG Ajay Data, Vice-Chair – UASG Dušan...

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Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) Update

ICANN's Brad White, North America Communications Director sits down with GNSO Chair Keith Drazek and GNSO Council Liaison to the EPDP Team Rafik Dammak to discuss Expedited Policy Development...

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Actualización de la hoja de ruta para el Servicio de Directorio de Registración (RDS)

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El Grupo de Análisis Técnico publica el TSG01: Modelo Técnico para el Acceso a los Datos de Registración sin Carácter Público

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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."