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Corn Lake, LLC v. ICANN (.CHARITY)

Final Declaration (signed 17 October 2016) [PDF, 988 KB]

Received 19 October 2016

17 October 2016
ICANN's Response to the Supplemental Submission of Corn Lake, LLC Concerning the July 29, 2016 IRP Declaration in Dot Registry v. ICANN [PDF, 159 KB] 19 August 2016
15 August 2016
Additional Submission of Claimant Concerning The Final IRP Declaration in Donuts v. ICANN [PDF, 539 KB] 27 May 2016
ICANN's Brief Concerning the Final Declaration Issued in the Donuts, Inc. v. ICANN IRP Proceeding [PDF, 160 KB] 19 May 2016
Claimant's Supplemental Submission as Requested by Panel at February 8, 2016 Hearing [PDF, 571 KB] 16 February 2016
ICANN's Supplemental Submission as Requested by Panel at 8 February 2016 Hearing [PDF, 788 KB] 16 February 2016
8 January 2016
10 December 2015
Procedural Order No. 2 [PDF, 510 KB] 17 November 2015
Procedural Order No. 1 [PDF, 138 KB] 9 November 2015
Notice of Preparatory Conference [PDF, 460 KB] 30 September 2015
ICANN's Response to Claimant's Request for Independent Review Process [PDF, 1.60 MB] 15 May 2015
7 April 2015
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."