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ICANN выступает ментором для молодых лидеров из Азиатско-Тихоокеанского региона

СЕУЛ, Республика Корея – 15 августа 2019 – Вполне может оказаться, что на интернет будущего будут влиять 53 представителя молодежи из Азиатско-Тихоокеанского региона, которые на этой неделе соберутся, чтобы узнать о самых разных вопросах,...

Подготовлен послеконференционный отчет по Программе Fellowship ICANN65 и опубликованы выражения заинтересованности ICANN66

ЛОС-АНЖЕЛЕС — 8 августа 2019 года — Сегодня Интернет-корпорация по присвоению имен и номеров (ICANN) объявила о публикации Послеконференционного отчета по Программе Fellowship ICANN65 [PDF, 356 КБ].Отчет подготовлен стипендиатами и содержит...

Открыта регистрация на DNS-форум LAC 2019

МОНТЕВИДЕО, Уругвай – 31 июля 2019 года – Сегодня Интернет-корпорация по присвоению имен и номеров (ICANN) сообщила о начале регистрации на DNS-форум 2019. Форум состоится в Сан-Хуане в Пуэрто-Рико 22 августа 2019 во время DNS Week, организованной...

Запрос предложений (уточнение): проект анализа доменных коллизий (NCAP), Исследование 1

ЛОС-АНДЖЕЛЕС – 22 июля 2019 – Интернет-корпорация по присвоению имен и номеров (ICANN) ищет исполнителя для проведения исследования, анализа и отчета, необходимых для Исследования 1 проекта анализа доменных коллизий (NCAP). Под понятием доменная...

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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."