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Darrel Spearman

Director, Administrative Services

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Amy Stathos

Deputy General Counsel

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Daniel Stephens

United States of America

Billing, Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist III

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Claudia Stevens

United States of America

IANA Services Specialist

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Samuel Suh

United States of America

VP, IT ICANN Organization & Board Solutions Delivery

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Yan Sun

Sr. Software Engineer

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Theresa Swinehart

Senior Vice President, Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives

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Samaneh Tajalizadehkhoob

Netherlands

Lead Security, Stability, & Resiliency Specialist

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Mike Takahashi

United States of America

Web Strategy & Content Senior Manager

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Michelle Takamoto

United States of America

Talent Acquisition Sr. Manager

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Flauribert Takwa

United States of America

IT PMO Associate Project Manager

Civil SocietyDeveloping WorldGovernmentTechnology

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Bryan Tan

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Yien Chyn Tan

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Sabrina Tanamal

United States of America

IANA Services Sr. Specialist

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Aysegul Tekce

Turkey

Registry Services & Engagement Manager

DNS MarketplaceDeveloping WorldTechnology

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Liana Teo

Singapore

Head of Communications, APAC

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Gulten Tepe

Turkey

Coordinator, GAC Services

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Nicholas Tomasso

Vice President, Global Meeting Operations & Managing Director - Middle East & Africa

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Caitlin Tubergen

United States of America

Policy Sr Manager – GNSO

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Patrick Tudor

United States of America

Senior Systems Engineer

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Heidi Ullrich

United States of America

VP, Policy Development & At-Large Relations

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Siranush Vardanyan

Armenia

Fellowship Program Manager

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Victor Figueroa Vazquez

United States of America

Technical Services Senior Manager

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Leo Vegoda

United States of America

Director, Organizational Assessment & Improvement

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Nathalie Vergnolle

United States of America

Senior Project Manager

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Maria Vilardo

Language Expert - Head Interpreter

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Gina Villavicencio

United States of America

SVP, Global Human Resources

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Savenaca Vocea

Australia

VP, Stakeholder Engagement - Oceania

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Delina Watson

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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Kirsten Wattson

United States of America

Financial Planning & Analyst Manager

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Russell Weinstein

United States of America

Sr. Director, gTLD Accounts and Services

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Christian Wheeler

United States of America

Global Support Analyst I

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Erik Whipp

United States of America

Junior Applications Developer

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Andrew White

South Africa

Event Security Sr. Manager

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Brad White

Director, North America Communications

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Christine Willett

VP, gTLD Operations

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Josephine Perez Wolfer

United States of America

Legal Compliance Program Manager

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Mary Wong

United States of America

Vice President, Strategic Community Operations, Planning and Engagement

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Marie Woods

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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Katie Worosz

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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Renate De Wulf

Belgium

Global Stakeholder Engagement Operations Specialist & Executive Assistant

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Victoria Yang

United States of America

Operations Program Manager

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Holida Yanik

Turkey

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Susan Yao

United States of America

Global Support Analyst II

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."