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Membership of Board Caucus Groups

Board Caucus on Accountability and Transparency Reviews 3 (ATRT3)

Becky Burr

Avri Doria

Manal Ismail

León Sánchez

Katrina Sataki

Matthew Shears

Board Caucus on Auction Proceeds

Alan Barrett

Edmon Chung

Sarah Deutsch

Danko Jevtović

León Sánchez

Ihab Osman

Board Caucus on Budget and Prioritization of Community Recommendations (BPCR)

Becky Burr

Avri Doria

Danko Jevtović

Matthew Shears

Board Caucus on CCWG-Accountability Work Stream (WS2)

Alan Barrett

Edmon Chung

Avri Doria

Manal Ismail

León Sánchez

Katrina Sataki

Matthew Shears

Board Caucus on Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice (CCT) Review

Becky Burr

Edmon Chung

Sarah Deutsch

James Galvin

Board Caucus on DNS Abuse

Becky Burr

Edmon Chung

Sarah Deutsch

Avri Doria

James Galvin

Akinori Maemura

Mandla Msimang

Ihab Osman

Patricio Poblete

Kaveh Ranjbar

León Sánchez

Katrina Sataki

Matthew Shears

Tripti Sinha

Board Caucus on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) / Expedited Policy Development Process (ePDP)

Becky Burr

Sarah Deutsch

Manal Ismail

León Sánchez

Katrina Sataki

Tripti Sinha

Board Caucus on International Governmental Organization (IGO) Issues

Becky Burr

Avri Doria

León Sánchez

Board Caucus on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (SubPro)

Becky Burr

Avri Doria

Danko Jevtović

Manal Ismail

Matthew Shears

Board Caucus on Root Server System (RSS) Governance

Harald Alvestrand

Alan Barrett

Edmon Chung

James Galvin

Akinori Maemura

Patricio Poblete

Kaveh Ranjbar

Katrina Sataki

Tripti Sinha

Board Caucus on Security, Stability and Resiliency Review 2 (SSR2)

Alan Barrett

Becky Burr

James Galvin

Danko Jevtović

Patricio Poblete

Kaveh Ranjbar

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."