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Jana Juginovic

United States

Senior Director, Communications & Content

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Steve Jung

United States

Sr. Accountant

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Tarek Kamel

Sr Advisor to President & SVP, Government and IGO Engagement

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Darren Kara

United States

DNS Engineering Strategy Manager

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Olly Kay

United States

Security Intelligence Manager

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Nichole Kennedy

United States

Travel Support Assistant

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May Kim

United States

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Jia Kimoto

United States

Project Manager I

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Jin Kimoto

United States

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Tanzanica S. King

United States

Sr. Manager, Meeting Strategy and Design

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Erhan Kiraner

Turkey

Meeting External Relations Sr. Manager

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James Klasen

United States

Organizational Change Manager

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Marika Konings

Costa Rica

VP, Policy Development Support - GNSO

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Pitinan Kooarmornpatana

Thailand

IDN Programs Manager

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Alexandra Kulikova

Russian Federation

Head of Global Stakeholder Engagement, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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Keira Kwek

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Matt Larson

United States

VP Research

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Elizabeth Le

Associate General Counsel

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Karen Lentz

United States

Director, Operations & Policy Research

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Karen Lettner

Manager, Admin Support

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Edward Lewis

United States

Sr. Technologist

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Howard Li

Registrar Services Senior Manager, APAC

DNS MarketplaceTechnology

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Jasmine Lim

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Roger Lim

Director, Contractual Compliance

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Angelina Lopez

United States

GDD Communications Manager

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Daniela Campos Lopez

United States

Communications Coordinator

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Severine Louis

Global Human Resources Business Partner

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Jia Rong Low

Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director - Asia Pacific

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Luna Madi

Director, EMEA Communications

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Terry Manderson

Sr Director, Network Engineering & Security

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Richard Mannino

United States

Operations Specialist II

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Selim Manzak

Turkey

Contractual Compliance Specialist

DNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldTechnology

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Karthika Marati

QA Test Automation Engineer

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Göran Marby

United States

President and CEO

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Veni Markovski

United States

Vice-President, UN Engagement - New York

Civil SocietyDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Brian Martin

United States

Sr. Information Security Engineer

Technology

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Donna Mason

Executive Assistant to President, Global Domains Division

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Andrew McConachie

United States

Technical & Policy Manager

Technology

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LV McCoy

United States

Director, Security IANA Services

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David McGill

United States

Legal Counsel

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Nanig Mehranian

United States

Program Manager, New gTLD Subsequent Procedures

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Aline Menezes

United States

Systems 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""icann.org"" is not an IDN."