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Neelam Kumar

United States of America

Project Manager II

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Jonathan Phillips

United States of America

Operations Coordinator

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Tyler Carroll

United States of America

IANA Services Manager

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Romulo Chacin

United States of America

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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June Okal

Kenya

Stakeholder Engagement Sr. Manager, East & Southern Africa

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Dan Bougere

United States of America

IANA Technical Services Senior Manager

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Lawrence He

United States of America

Project Manager I

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Dee Washington

United States of America

Program Lead Analyst

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Lee Drasin

United States of America

Senior Director, Digital & Creative Services

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Shayna Robinson

United States of America

Grant Program Director

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Jeff Graham

United States of America

Sr. Project Coordinator

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Sweta Chalasani

United States of America

Staff Software Engineer

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Steve Fessler

United States of America

Treasury Director

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Gavin Brown

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Technical Services Principal Engineer

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Hiromitsu Higashi

Singapore

Stakeholder Engagement Regional Analyst, APAC

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Angela Wibawa

Singapore

Government and IGO Engagement Director, APAC

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Eduardo Duarte

Portugal

Technical Services Principal Engineer

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Devan Reed

United States of America

Policy Operations Coordinator

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Salih Akkaya

Türkiye, Republic of

Travel Services Planner

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Madeleine Werbelow

United States of America

Grant Program Coordinator

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Alex Nubla

United States of America

Director, Data Center & Cloud Operations

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Simon Mayoye

Kenya

Regional Technical Engagement Specialist

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Frederick John Gransee IV

United States of America

Sr. Product Manager 2

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Tracy Dallarda

United States of America

VP, Communications

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David Anderson

United States of America

New gTLD Program Communications Manager

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Michelle DeSmyter

United States of America

Policy Operations Coordinator

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Reda Josifi

United States of America

Project Manager I

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Blessing Akinsilo

United States of America

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Tania Hopkins

United States of America

IANA Continuous Improvement Specialist

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Nadya Khan

United States of America

Operations Specialist

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Jason Kean

United States of America

Manager, Review Support & Accountability Projects

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Susan Eugenia

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Aaron Foley

United States of America

Senior Cryptographic Key Manager

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Alireza Mohammadi

United States of America

Senior Developer-Python

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Amy Creamer

United States of America

Director, IANA Operations

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Andres Pavez

United States of America

Senior Cryptographic Key Manager

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David Dong

United States of America

IANA Services Sr. Specialist

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Elizabeth Oluoch

United States of America

Government and IGO Engagement Director- UN/ITU

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Elizabeth Shattuck

United States of America

Associate General Counsel

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Gary Johnson

United States of America

Executive Assistant-TEMP

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Jessica Puccio

United States of America

Review Support & Accountability Senior Coordinator

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Jon Green

United States of America

UX Designer

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Kathleen Murphy

United States of America

Sr. HR Coordinator TEMP

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Leyla Gambarova

Türkiye, Republic of

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Maira Gomez

United States of America

Accounts Payable Lead

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Marilia Hirano

United States of America

Director, IANA Strategic Programs

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Maya Saito

United States of America

Events Senior Manager

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Naela Sarras

United States of America

VP, Stakeholder Engagement - North America

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."