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Eli Dadabhoy

United States of America

Document Control Specialist

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Sagbo Pierre Dandjinou

VP, Stakeholder Engagement - Africa

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Albert Daniels

Saint Lucia

Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager - Caribbean

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Alex Dans


Communications Director, the Americas

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Kim Davies

VP, IANA Services and President, PTI

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Jonathan Denison

United States of America

Director, Contractual Compliance

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Jean-Baptiste Deroulez


Review Support and Accountability Associate Project Manager

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Andrew Dickson

United States of America

gTLD Services Manager

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Chantelle Doerksen

United States of America

Policy Specialist

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Jessie Doherty


Senior Language Expert - Head Interpreter

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David Dong

United States of America

Global Support Analyst I

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Lorie Doswell

United States of America

Executive Assistant, Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives

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Kyle Dunst

Director, Contracted Parties Solutions Delivery

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Alain Durand


Principal Technologist

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Dean Edwards

United States of America

Senior Product Manager

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Harel Efraim

Principal Software Architect

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Samantha Eisner

United States of America

Deputy General Counsel

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Teresa Andrea Elias

United States of America

Director, Governance Operations Support

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Pete Elsesser

United States of America

End User Support

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Shane Emery

United States of America

Software Engineer

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Evin Ashley Erdoğdu

United States of America

Policy Analyst

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Mauricio Vergara Ereche

United States of America

Lead DNS Engineer

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Jared Erwin

United States of America

Senior Manager, Policy Research and Stakeholder Programs

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Deborah Escalera

United States of America

Next Generation Program Manager

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Baher Esmat

VP, Stakeholder Engagement - Middle East and Managing Director Middle East and Africa

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Sandra Espinoza

United States of America

Billing, Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist III

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Eric Evrard


Senior End User Support

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Benjamin Farine


Lead DNS Engineer

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Negar Farzinnia

United States of America

Director Implementation Operations

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Lamar Faulkner

United States of America

Director, Global Support

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Laurent Ferrali


Government and IGO Engagement Senior Director

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Amanda Fessenden

United States of America

Sr. Manager, gTLD Services

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Daniel Fink


Stakeholder Engagement Director - Brazil

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Aaron Foley

United States of America

Cryptographic Key Manager

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Camia Frank

United States of America

Operations Specialist II

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Sean Freeark

United States of America

Regional Security Senior Manager – Latin America/Caribbean and Europe

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Casandra "C.C." Furey

United States of America

Associate General Counsel

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Alex Gaganashvili

United States of America

Staff Software Engineer - Platforms

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Simon Garside

United States of America

VP, Security Operations

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Chris Gift

United States of America

VP, Product Management

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Paola Gloria

United States of America

QA Test Automation Engineer

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Maira Gomez

Accounts Payable Lead

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Robert Gomez

United States of America

Operations Specialist III

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Danielle Gordon

United States of America

gTLD Services Manager

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Morgan Govaars

Operations Manager

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Yuko Green

United States of America

Program Director

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Jeanne Gregg

United States of America

Director, Service Delivery

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Peter Gregoris

United States of America

GDD Operations Manager

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"""" is not an IDN."