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La ICANN publica su auditoría de operadores de registro para abordar las amenazas de seguridad en el DNS

Los Ángeles, 17 de septiembre de 2019. En el día de hoy, el Departamento de Cumplimiento Contractual de la ICANN publicó el Informe de la Auditoría de Operadores de Registro (RO) para Abordar las Amenazas de Seguridad en el DNS [PDF, 277 KB]. En...

Invitación a participar en los seminarios web durante la semana de preparación para la reunión ICANN66

LOS ÁNGELES, 16 de septiembre de 2019. En el día de hoy, la Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) publicó el programa de la semana de preparación para la reunión ICANN66, el cual comprende siete seminarios web...

Plan para la Implementación de las Recomendaciones aceptadas del Equipo de Revisión de Competencia, Confianza y Elección de los Consumidores (cct-rt) y Próximos Pasos

Fecha de apertura: 11 de septiembre de 2019 Fecha de cierre: 21 de octubre de 2019 Organización de origen: Estrategia de múltiples partes interesadas e Iniciativas Estratégicas...

Invitación al seminario web sobre el Plan Operativo y Presupuesto Anual para el año fiscal 2021 y el Plan Operativo y Financiero Quinquenal de la ICANN

LOS ÁNGELES, 9 de septiembre de 2019. La Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) invita a la comunidad a participar en un seminario web sobre el proceso de planificación de su Plan Operativo y Presupuesto Anual para...

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Celebrating Five Years of NextGen@ICANN!

Meet 6 of the impressive young people from around the world who took part in NextGen@ICANN program as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the program.

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ICANN 2019 Nominating Committee Update

Damon Ashcraft, Chair of the 2019 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom), and Jay Sudowski, the 2019 NomCom Chair-Elect give ICANN's James Cole an update on the Committee's progress.

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Celebrating Five Years Of NextGen@ICANN!

Meet 6 of the impressive young people from around the world who took part in NextGen@ICANN program as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the program.

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Janis Karklins Talks EPDP Team Phase 2

Janis Karklins, Chair of EPDP Team Phase 2, discusses priorities for Phase 2 of the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data.

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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."