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Patrick L. Jones

United States of America

Senior Director, Global Stakeholder Engagement

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Jana Juginovic

United States of America

Senior Director, Communications & Content

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Steve Jung

United States of America

Sr. Accountant

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Darren Kara

United States of America

DNS Engineering Strategy Manager

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Michael Karakash

United States of America

Senior Project Coordinator, Policy Research & Data Services

Civil SocietyDeveloping WorldGovernment

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Olly Kay

United States of America

Regional Security Manager – North America and Asia Pacific

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May Kim

United States of America

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Steven Kim

United States of America

Project Manager

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Jia Kimoto

United States of America

Project Manager

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Jin Kimoto

United States of America

Contractual Compliance Senior Specialist

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Tanzanica S. King

United States of America

Sr. Manager, Meeting Strategy and Design

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Erhan Kiraner


Meeting External Relations Sr. Manager

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Pitinan Kooarmornpatana


IDN Programs Manager


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Matt Larson

United States of America

VP Research

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Elizabeth Le

Associate General Counsel

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Karen Lentz

United States of America

Senior Director, Policy Research & Data Services

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Karen Lettner

Administrative Support Manager

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Edward Lewis

United States of America

Sr. Technologist

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Howard Li


gTLD Accounts Senior Manager

DNS MarketplaceTechnology

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Charmaine Lim


Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Roger Lim

Director, Contractual Compliance

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Sabrina Lim


GSE Programs Manager

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Celine Lioe


Regional Office Administrator

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Siôn Lloyd

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Lead Security, Stability, & Resiliency Specialist


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Angelina Lopez

United States of America

GDD Communications Manager

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Daniela Campos Lopez

United States of America

Communications Coordinator

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Jia Rong Low

Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director - Asia Pacific

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Mauro Lozano

United States of America

Technical Services Sr. Manager

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Luna Madi

Director, EMEA Communications

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Vera Major


Government and IGO Engagement Manager

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Terry Manderson

Sr. Director, Security and Network Engineering

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Selim Manzak


Contractual Compliance Senior Specialist

DNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldTechnology

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Karthika Marati

QA Test Automation Engineer

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Göran Marby

United States of America

President and CEO

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Mariana Marinho

United States of America

Public Responsibility Support Sr. Program Manager

Civil SocietyDNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Veni Markovski

United States of America

Vice-President, UN Engagement - New York

Civil SocietyDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Brian Martin

United States of America

Sr. Information Security Engineer


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Andrew McConachie


Policy & Technology Sr. Manager


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Rachel McFadyen

United States of America


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David McGill

United States of America

Legal Counsel

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United States of America

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Nanig Mehranian

United States of America

Program Manager, New gTLD Subsequent Procedures

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Aline Menezes

United States of America

Systems Engineer

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Henry Meyer

United States of America

Senior Director, Global HR Operations

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Diana Middleton

United States of America

Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives Project 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."