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Amenah Alhakeem

Türkiye, Republic of

Communications Coordinator, EMEA

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David Tobias

United States of America

Assistant Manager, Communications

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Jim Cook

United States of America

Technical Lead, Software Engineering

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Giose McGinty

United States of America

Stakeholder Engagement Regional Specialist, North America, and Latin America & Caribbean

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Eduardo Corzo

United States of America

Sr. Infrastructure Engineer 1

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Gökhan Pamukçu

Türkiye, Republic of

Global Support Analyst I

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Thomas Jones

United States of America

Senior Information Security Engineer 2

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Janelle McAlister

United States of America

Strategic Initiatives Senior Program Manager

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Melody Au

Singapore

Stakeholder Engagement Regional Specialist, APAC

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Ted Gonzalez

United States of America

Finance Manager

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Vijay Sukumar

United States of America

Sr. Staff Software Engineer

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Yvette Dacuycuy

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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DeAnn Ford

United States of America

Global Support Analyst I

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Gema Gonzalez

United States of America

Global Support Analyst I

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Leon Grundmann

Belgium

Policy Research Specialist

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Aliza Martinez

United States of America

Administrative Assistant

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Ely Bouganim

United States of America

Sr Product Manager 1

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Ted Bergeron

United States of America

Sr. Staff Software Engineer

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Wesley Lin

United States of America

Operations Specialist

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Peter Eakin

Belgium

Policy Research Specialist

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Jessica Villaseñor

United States of America

Sr. Manager, GDS Research Services

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Elisa Busetto

Belgium

Policy Research Manager - Next Round

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Andy Newton

United States of America

GDS Technical Services Principal Engineer

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Kathryn Perry

United States of America

Security Operations Senior Coordinator

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Yin May Oo

Singapore

IDN Program Coordinator

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Paul Guevarra

United States of America

Planning Sr Manager

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Jenn Shin

United States of America

Project Analyst

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Joanna Toh

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Arnt Gulbrandsen

Germany

UA Technology Senior Manager

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Cristina de la Pena

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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Athena Foo

Singapore

Stakeholder Engagement Manager- APAC

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Daniel Gluck

United States of America

Policy Development Support Analyst

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Tim Guyton

United States of America

Lead Information Security Engineer

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Désirée Van Dyk

Belgium

Executive Assistant

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Elif Mantarcı

Türkiye, Republic of

Language Service Project Specialist

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Mustafa Alrifaee

Sweden

GDS Technical Services Senior Operations Engineer

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Iwan de Fluiter

Türkiye, Republic of

Regional Security Director - Europe, Middle East, and Africa

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Rafiq Batcha

United States of America

Sr. Product Manager 2

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Danniel To

United States of America

Global Support Analyst I

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Darrel Lewis

United States of America

Infrastructure Architect, Networks and DNS

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Candice Montoya

United States of America

IANA Services Specialist

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Daniela Chomikova

Belgium

Implementation Operations Assistant Manager

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Marli McElroy

United States of America

Sr. Product Manager 2

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Alfonso Wongvalle

United States of America

Sr. Product Manager 2

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May Chen

United States of America

GDD Services Manager

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Kelly Medina

United States of America

Planning Support Coordinator

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Corey Matthews

United States of America

Operations Specialist

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Holly Martinez

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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."