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Vision

To be a trusted Contractual Compliance service provider.

Mission

To preserve the security, stability and resiliency of the Domain Name System and to promote consumer trust.

Approach

  • Prevention through collaboration.
  • Transparency through communication.
  • Enforcement.

Contractual Compliance Staff

Yan Agranonik | Contractual Compliance Risk & Audit Senior Manager

Leticia Castillo | Manager, Contractual Compliance

Genie Chou | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Jonathan Denison | Manager, Contractual Compliance

Amanda Rose | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Hunter Hawkins | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Jamie Hedlund | SVP, Contractual Compliance & Consumer Safeguards

Elif Karabag | Contractual Compliance Specialist

May Kim | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Jinzaemon Kimoto | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Keira Kwek | Contractual Compliance Analyst

Jasmin Fairus Bin | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Jasmine Lim | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Roger Lim | Director, Contractual Compliance

Selim Manzak | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Essie Musailova | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Shauna Royston | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Seher Sagiroglu | Contractual Compliance Specialist

Zuhra Salijanova | Sr. Manager, Contractual Compliance

Jennifer Scott | Director, Contractual Compliance

Maguy Serad | Vice President, Contractual Compliance

Owen Smigelski | Director, Contractual Compliance

Yien Chyn Tan | Contractual Compliance Analyst

Liz Wang | Contractual Compliance Specialist

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."