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Propuestas de Reglas para la Generación de Etiquetas para la Zona Raíz en los códigos de escritura kannada, oriya y télugu

Fecha de apertura: 8 agosto de 2018 Fecha de cierre: 20 de septiembre de 2018 Organización de origen: División Global de Dominios Categorías/etiquetas: Dominios de alto nivel Breve descripción...

Candidatos seleccionados por el Comité de Nominaciones 2018 de la ICANN

LOS ÁNGELES, 2 de agosto de 2018 El Comité de Nominaciones 2018 de la ICANN se complace en anunciar la selección de ocho personas para ocupar puestos de liderazgo dentro de la organización. Junta Directiva de la ICANN Rafael "Lito"...

Estudio sobre el uso técnico de las Reglas para la Generación de Etiquetas para la Zona Raíz

Fecha de apertura: 2 agosto de 2018 Fecha de cierre: 11 de septiembre de 2018 Organización de origen: División Global de Dominios Categorías/etiquetas: Dominios de alto nivel Breve descripción...

La ICANN publica el informe "La reunión ICANN62 en cifras"

LOS ÁNGELES, 31 de julio de 2018. En el día de hoy, la Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) publicó el informe "La reunión ICANN62 en cifras", en el cual se presentan estadísticas sobre aspectos técnicos,...

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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 Regarding Access to Domain Name Registration Data

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

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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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La oficina regional de la ICANN de Montevideo en funcionamiento: Sesión de lectura de la reunión ICANN62

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Una historia de perseverancia: participación en Yemen

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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."