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Andre Abed

United States of America

Vice President, Relationship & Delivery Management

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Charmayne Adams

Senior Payroll Administrator

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Terri Agnew

United States of America

Policy Operations Specialist (GNSO)

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Eleeza Agopian

United States of America

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives

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Yan Agranonik

United States of America

Senior Manager, Contractual Compliance Risk and Audit

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Brian Aitchison

United States of America

Research Manager

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Yazid Akanho


Technical Engagement Senior Specialist

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Seda Akbulut

Türkiye, Republic of

Universal Acceptance (UA) Program Manager

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Adiel Akplogan


VP, Technical Engagement

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Raveena Alam

United States of America

Procurement Analyst

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Amer Alamad

United States of America

Staff Accountant

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Maritza Alarcon

United States of America

Operations Specialist II

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Sawsan Aldawodi

United States of America

Senior Language Expert - Head Interpreter

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Amenah Alhakeem

Türkiye, Republic of

Communications Coordinator, EMEA

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Melissa Peters Allgood

United States of America

Conflict Resolution Specialist

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Steve Allison

United States of America

Lead Product Manager

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Mustafa Alrifaee


Technical Services Operations Engineer

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Eduardo Alvarez

United States of America

Director, Technical Services Operations

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Pablo Alvarez

United States of America

Infrastructure Architect

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Shaunte Anderson

United States of America

Audit & Operations Program Manager

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Betsy Andrews

United States of America

Public Responsibility Program Manager

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Mikhail Anisimov

Russian Federation

ICANN Senior Stakeholder Engagement Manager Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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Charlotte Anongos

United States of America

Senior Software Engineer 1

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Nicolás Antoniello


Regional Technical Engagement Manager

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Roy Arends

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Principal Research Scientist

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Francisco Arias

United States of America

Senior Director, GDS Technical Services

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Sherry Asaad

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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Yaovi Atohoun

Stakeholder Engagement and Operations Director - Africa

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Melody Au


Stakeholder Engagement Analyst, APAC

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Nick Axelrod-McLeod

United States of America

Contractual Compliance Senior Specialist

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Gozde Aydin

Türkiye, Republic of

Global Support Analyst II

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Amanda Baber

United States of America

IANA Operations Manager

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Maryam Bakoshi

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Project Manager II

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Emily Barabas


Policy Development Support Senior Manager (GNSO)

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Chris Bare

United States of America

Director, Strategic Initiatives

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Jeffri Barnard

United States of America

Payroll Specialist

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Connor Barthold

Lead Information Security Engineer

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Ted Bartles

United States of America

Meeting Production Operations Director

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Fahd Batayneh


Stakeholder Engagement Sr. Manager - Middle East

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Rafiq Batch

United States of America

Sr. Product Manager 2

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Josh Baulch

United States of America

Director, Meeting Planning Operations

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Andrea Beccalli


Stakeholder Engagement Senior Director- Europe

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Liz Behsudi

United States of America

Associate General Counsel

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Margaret Benavides

United States of America

Senior Planning Analyst

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Laura Bengford

United States of America

Director, Relationship & Delivery Management

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Ted Bergeron

United States of America

Sr. Software Engineer

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Fabien Betremieux


Policy Development Support Director (GAC)

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Bridget Bilyk

United States of America

Accounting Manager

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"""" is not an IDN."