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Christina Rodriguez

United States of America

Sr. Director, Language Services

Civil SocietyDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Diana Rodriguez

United States of America

Information Systems, Project Manager

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Cynthia Roman

United States of America

Accounts Payable Specialist II

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Amanda Rose

United States of America

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Benedetta Rossi

France

Manager, Policy Support and Community Services

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Shauna Royston

United States of America

Business Analyst

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Riccardo Ruffolo

United States of America

GSE Measurement & Planning Specialist

DNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldTechnology

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Danielle Rutherford

United States of America

Senior Research Implementation Analyst

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Jean-Jacques Sahel

Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director - Europe

Civil SocietyGovernmentTechnology

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Ozan Sahin

Turkey

Community Services Sr. Coordinator

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Masoud Sahraian

Lead QA Engineer

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Seman Said

United States of America

Software Developer - IANA Services

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Maya Saito

Sr. Meeting Planner & Operation Analyst

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Mert Saka

Turkey

Registry Services & Engagement Manager

DNS MarketplaceDeveloping World

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Marc Salvatierra

United States of America

Senior Manager, Web Content Operations

DNS MarketplaceTechnology

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George Sarkisyan

United States of America

IANA Services Specialist

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Naela Sarras

Sr. Manager, IANA Services

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Hina Sattar

Global Support Analyst III

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Rodrigo Saucedo

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Strategic Initiatives - Latin America & Caribbean, Senior Manager

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Lisa Saulino

United States of America

Board Operations Senior Coordinator

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David Saxa

United States of America

Implementation Project Analyst

GovernmentTechnology

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Bryan Schilling

United States of America

Consumer Safeguards Director

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Gabriella Schittek

Poland

Global Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager – Nordic & Central Europe

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Kathy Schnitt

United States of America

SSAC & RSSAC Support Lead Administrator

Civil SocietyDNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Jennifer Scott

Senior Counsel

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Shawn Seah

Singapore

Global Support Analyst

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Mark Segall

United States of America

Director, Community Collaboration Solutions Delivery

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Vivek SenGupta

United States of America

Director of Procurement

Developing WorldTechnology

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Hope Shafer

Lead Global Support Analyst

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Shruti Shah

United States of America

Senior Developer

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Charla Shambley

United States of America

Manager, Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives - Operations

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Kristina Shelebian

Executive Assistant to the CEO

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Steve Sheng

United States of America

Senior Director, Policy Development Support

Civil SocietyDNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Bonnie Shubb

United States of America

Payroll Project Manager

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Dierdre Sidjanski

Switzerland

Office Manager

Government

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Charmaine Siew

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Anaylst

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Maya Smundak

Language Expert - Head Interpreter

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David Soltero

Lead DNS Engineer

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Michael Song

United States of America

Operations Specialist II

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Neeraj Sood

United States of America

Sr. Technincal Product Manager

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Darrel Spearman

Director, Administrative Services

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."