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Gisella Gruber

United Kingdom

Manager, Operations Support, ALAC-At Large

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Yvette Guigneaux

United States

Projects & Operations Assistant, MSSI

Civil SocietyDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Nida Gumussoy


Senior Operational Administrator

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Samiran Gupta

Head of India

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Larisa Gurnick

VP, Multistakeholder Strategy & Strategic Initiatives

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Brian Gutterman

United States

Program Manager, Registrant Services

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Steve Gwon

United States

Paralegal Services Manager

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Daniel E. Halloran

ICANN Chief Data Protection Officer and Deputy General Counsel

Civil SocietyDNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Selina Harrington

United States

IANA Lead Services Specialist

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Hunter Hawkins

United States

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Meghan Healy

United Kingdom

Research Analyst

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Jamie Hedlund

SVP, Contractual Compliance & Consumer Safeguards

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Julie Hedlund

United States

Policy Director, Security & Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) Support & GNSO

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Valerie Heng


Senior Manager, Registry Services and Engagement

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Aisha Herrell

United States

Global Support Analyst II

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Aaron Hickmann

Director, GDD Operations

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Nigel Hickson


VP, IGO Engagement


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Andee Hill

United States

Registrar Services & Engagement Programs Director

Civil SocietyDNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Angela Hillman

United States

Senior Financial Analyst III

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Marilia Hirano

United States

Manager, IANA Continuous Improvement

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Stacy Hoffberg

Travel & LA Events Sr Manager

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Paul Hoffman

United States

Principal Technologist

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Lars Hoffmann

United States

Director, MSSI Organizational Effectiveness Reviews

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Robert Hoggarth

United States

VP, Policy Development & Community Services

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Elizabeth Hoover

Sr Manager, Human Resources

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Pamela Howard

United States

Sr. Manager, Performance Measurement and Reporting

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Linna Hsii

United States


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David Huberman

United States

Technical Engagement Sr. Specialist

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Sarmad Hussain

IDN Programs Director

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Alex Hutson

United States

Senior Business Analyst

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Gustavo Lozano Ibarra

Technical Services Director

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Lauren Israel

United States

Operations Specialist II

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Fernanda Iunes

United States

Sr. Administrative Assistant

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Cecibel Izaguirre

United States

Manager, Billings

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Cooper Jackson

United States

Senior Systems Engineer

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Alice Jansen

Sr Project Manager, Multistakeholder Strategy & Strategic Initiatives

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Fairus Jasmin


Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Magali Jean


Sr GSE Administrative Assistant - EMEA

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John Jeffrey

General Counsel & Secretary

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Josh Jenkins

United States

Sr. Networking Engineer

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Jim De Jesus

United States

Sr HR Business Partner

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Joseph De Jesus

United States

Manager, Travel Support

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Aaron Jimenez

United States

Board Operations Senior Coordinator

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Gustavo Jimenez

United States

Technical QA Test Engineer

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."