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Sagbo Pierre Dandjinou

VP, Stakeholder Engagement - Africa

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Albert Daniels

Saint Lucia

Stakeholder Engagement Sr Manager -The Caribbean

Civil SocietyDNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Alex Dans

Uruguay

Latin America & the Caribbean Communications Senior Manager.

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Kim Davies

VP, IANA Services and President, PTI

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Jonathan Denison

United States of America

Sr. Manager, Contractual Compliance

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Jean-Baptiste Deroulez

Belgium

MSSI 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

SO/AC Collaboration Services Sr. Coordinator

Civil SocietyDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Jessie Doherty

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 & Strategic Initiatives

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Kyle Dunst

Director, Contracted Parties Solutions Delivery

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Alain Durand

France

Principal Technologist

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Dean Edwards

United States of America

Sr. Product Manager

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Harel Efraim

Principal Software Engineer

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Samantha Eisner

United States of America

Deputy General Counsel

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Mohamed Elbashir

United States of America

Universal Acceptance Program Manager

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Teresa Andrea Elias

United States of America

Director, Governance Operations Support

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Jeannie Ellers

United States of America

Senior Manager, Measurement and Planning - Global Stakeholder Engagement

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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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Mauricio Vergara Ereche

United States of America

Lead DNS Engineer

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Jared Erwin

United States of America

Manager, GDD Global Implementation

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Deborah Escalera

United States of America

Program Manager Public Responsibility Support

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Baher Esmat

Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement - Middle East & Managing Director - Middle East & Africa

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Sandra Espinoza

United States of America

Billing, Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist I

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Eric Evrard

Belgium

Sr. End User Support

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Benjamin Farine

Belgium

Lead DNS Engineer

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Negar Farzinnia

United States of America

Director, MSSI Technical Reviews & Review Implementation

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Lamar Faulkner

United States of America

Director Global Support

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Laurent Ferrali

Switzerland

Government and IGO Engagement Director

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Amanda Fessenden

United States of America

Sr. Manager, gTLD Services

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Daniel Fink

Brazil

Stakeholder Engagement, Sr Manager - 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

Developing WorldTechnology

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Sean Freeark

United States of America

Regional Security Manager - Europe / Latin America / Caribbean

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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

Sr. Systems DevOps Engineer

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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

DNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldTechnology

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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 Specialist

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Morgan Govaars

Operations Specialist III

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Yuko Green

United States of America

Sr. Manager, GDD Operations

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Jeanne Gregg

United States of America

Director, GDD Service Delivery

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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."