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L’organisation ICANN répond à la consultation publique du Comité européen de la protection des données sur les lignes directrices du Conseil concernant les notions de contrôleur et de responsable du traitement

BRUXELLES, le 19 octobre 2020. La Société pour l’attribution des noms de domaine et des numéros sur Internet (ICANN) a annoncé aujourd’hui avoir soumis sa contribution à la consultation publique lancée par le Comité européen de la protection des...

Ramanou Biaou reçoit le Prix Dr. Tarek Kamel 2020 pour ses initiatives en matière de renforcement des capacités

LOS ANGELES – 19 octobre 2020 – C'est avec plaisir que la Société pour l'attribution des noms de domaine et des numéros sur Internet (ICANN) annonce que le premier lauréat du Prix Dr. Tarek Kamel 2020 récompensant les initiatives en matière de...

L’ICANN publie les résultats financiers de l’exercice fiscal 2020

LOS ANGELES – 15 octobre 2020 – Aujourd’hui, la Société pour l'attribution des noms de domaine et des numéros sur Internet (ICANN) a annoncé les résultats financiers du quatrième trimestre de l’exercice fiscal clos le 30 juin 2020, qui reflète les...

Rapport thématique préliminaire relatif à un processus d'élaboration de politiques visant à réviser la politique de transfert

Date d'ouverture : 12 octobre 2020 Date de clôture : 30 novembre 2020 Organisation à l'origine de la consultation : Organisation de soutien aux extensions génériques (GNSO) ...

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(English Subtitles) 2020 Dr. Tarek Kamel Award for Capacity Building

ICANN's Alexandra Dans interviews the first recipient of the 2020 Dr. Tarek Kamel Award for Capacity Building, Ramanou Biaou.

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(French) 2020 Dr. Tarek Kamel Award for Capacity Building

ICANN's Alexandra Dans interviews the first recipient of the 2020 Dr. Tarek Kamel Award for Capacity Building, Ramanou Biaou.

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ICANN President & CEO Göran Marby Welcomes Participants To The ICANN68 Virtual Policy Forum.

ICANN President & CEO Göran Marby welcomes participants to the ICANN68 Virtual Policy Forum, ICANN's second virtual meeting.

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ICANN Board Chair Maarten Botterman Welcomes Participants To ICANN68

Maarten Botterman, ICANN Board Chair, welcomes participants to the ICANN68 Virtual Policy Forum.

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ICANN69 : inscription et accès au programme des réunions

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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."