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Semana de preparación para la reunión ICANN64

La organización de la ICANN está implementando una nueva iniciativa para consolidar todos los seminarios web previos a sus reuniones públicas en una semana. Se trata de la semana de preparación. A partir de la reunión ICANN64, la comunidad tendrá...

Convocatoria para la presentación de manifestaciones de interés: experto independiente en finanzas para el Comité de Auditoría de la Junta Directiva de la ICANN

LOS ÁNGELES, 12 de febrero de 2019. La Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) solicita manifestaciones de interés para seleccionar un experto externo e independiente en finanzas para el Comité de Auditoría de la...

La ICANN anuncia los participantes del Programa NextGen@ICANN65

LOS ÁNGELES, 8 de febrero de 2019. La Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) dio a conocer los nombres de las personas que participarán en el programa NextGen durante la reunión ICANN65, la cual tendrá lugar en...

La ICANN publica su tercer informe sobre la evolución de las iniciativas globales en materia de legislación y reglamentación

31 de enero de 2019 - La Corporación para la Asignación de Nombres y Números en Internet (ICANN) publicó su tercer informe sobre la evolución de las iniciativas globales en materia de legislación y reglamentación [PDF, 403 KB], en el cual se pone...

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SSAC Chair Rod Rasmussen on IDN Homographic Attacks

In an interview with ICANN’s Andrew McConachie, Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) Chair Rod Rasmussen discusses the use of Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) homographic attacks....

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Interview with the NomCom

ICANN’s James Cole sits down with members of the 2019 Nominating Committee (NomCom) - Damon Ashcroft, Zahid Jamil, and Cheryl Miller - to talk about the role of the NomCom, the Board positions that...

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Novedades del Segundo Equipo de Revisión de Seguridad, Estabilidad y Flexibilidad (SSR2)

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Continuamos consolidando la participación de nuestras partes interesadas en Norteamérica

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Avances del Grupo de Estudio Técnico en su primera reunión presencial

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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."