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Angelina Lopez

United States of America

Communications & Project Manager

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Jia-Rong Low

VP, Stakeholder Engagement and Managing Director - Asia Pacific

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Mauro Lozano

United States of America

Lead Infrastructure Engineer

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Breda Lund

United States of America

Editorial Supervisor

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Odeline MacDonald

Belgium

Associate General Counsel, European Data Protection

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Luna Madi

Director, EMEA Communications

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Vera Major

Switzerland

Government and IGO Engagement Manager

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Catherine Maleki

United States of America

Counsel

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Samantha Mancia

United States of America

Project Coordinator

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Terry Manderson

VP, Information Security and Network Engineering

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Antonietta Mangiacotti

Policy Research Manager

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Richard Mannino

United States of America

Operations Specialist III

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Selim Manzak

Turkey

Contractual Compliance Senior Specialist

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Karthika Marati

Sr. Software Engineer 1, QA

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Göran Marby

United States of America

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Nora Mari

Belgium

Government and IGO Engagement Manager

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Mariana Marinho

United States of America

Public Responsibility Support Sr. Program Manager

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Veni Markovski

United States of America

VP, UN Engagement - New York

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Brian Martin

United States of America

Senior Lead Information Security Engineer

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Aliza Martinez

United States of America

Administrative Assistant

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Janelle McAlister

United States of America

Strategic Initiatives Senior Program Manager

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Andrew McConachie

Netherlands

Policy Development and Technology Director

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Becky McGilley

United States of America

Government and IGO Engagement Director

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Giose McGinty

United States of America

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

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Nanig Mehranian

United States of America

Senior Program Manager

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Aline Menezes

United States of America

Senior Lead Infrastructure 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

Senior Program Manager

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Anand Mishra

United States of America

Director, Relationship & Delivery Management

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James Mitchell

Director, Technical Services

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Stephanie Moench

United States of America

Sr. Manager, Global Support

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Ali Mohammadi

United States of America

Senior Developer - Python

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Mona

United States of America

Executive Assistant to Office of the Chief Technology Officer

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Christopher Mondini

Belgium

Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director, Europe

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Sherwood Moore

Review Support and Accountability Senior Manager

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Alex Morshed

United States of America

Sr. Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

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Sabrina Mosquera

Senior Language Expert - Head Interpreter

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Grant Nakata

United States of America

GDD Services Senior Manager

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Becky Nash

United States of America

Vice President, Planning

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Andy Newton

United States of America

GDS Technical Service Principal Engineer

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Marie Ngo

United States of America

HR Manager

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Erin O'neil

United States of America

Digital Media Specialist

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Bob Ochieng

Kenya

Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager – Eastern & Southern Africa

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David Olive

United States of America

SVP, Policy Development Support & Managing Director – Washington, D.C.

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Cassia Oliveira

Director, Office of the CEO

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Elizabeth Oluoch

United States of America

Government and IGO Engagement Director - UN/ITU

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Yin May Oo

Singapore

IDN Program Coordinator

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Ria Otanes

United States of America

Travel Services Planner

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."