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Date Correspondence Sender Affiliation Issue Related Correspondence
23 January 2018 Göran Marby to Claudia Selli [Published 23 January 2018] CEO | ICANN ICANN Compliance for WHOIS and GDPR Letter from Andrew Mack to Göran Marby [Published 14 December 2017]
23 January 2018 Göran Marby to Brian Winterfeldt [Published 23 January 2018] CEO | ICANN Concerns Regarding GDPR and WHOIS

Letter from Brian Winterfeldt to Göran Marby [Published 20 December 2017]

Letter from Brian Winterfeldt to Göran Marby [Published 19 January 2018]

19 January 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to David J. Redl [Published 19 January 2018] Chair | ICANN Board of Directors Suspension of the Security and Stability Review Letter from David J. Redl to Cherine Chalaby [Published 13 December 2017]
18 January 2018 Letter from Theresa Swinehart to Mohamed El Bashir [Published 19 January 2018] Senior Vice-President | Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives AFRALO/AFRICANN Abu Dhabi Joint Community Statement - GDPR Letter from Mohamed El Bashir to ICANN Board of Directors [Published 30 November 2017]
16 January 2018 Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board & Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC) [Published 19 January 2018] Dechert LLP New gTLD Application for .MUSIC Reconsideration Request and CPE Review

Letter from ICANN to Arif Ali [Published 11 July 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Chris Disspain & Jeffrey LeVee [Published 19 June 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Jeffrey LeVee[Published 31 May 2017]

Letter from Jeffrey LeVee to Arif Ali [Published 16 May 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Göran Marby and the ICANNBoard [Published 3 May 2017]

15 January 2018 Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published 19 January 2018] Dechert LLP New gTLD Application for .GAY and CPE Review

Letter from Chris Disspain to Arif Ali [Published 10 October 2017]

Letter from ICANNto Arif Ali [Published 11 July 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Chris Disspain & Jeffrey LeVee [Published 19 June 2017]

Letter from Christine Willett to Jamie Baxter et al. [Published 17 May 2017]

Letter from Jamie Baxter to Steve Crocker [Published 8 May 2017]

Letter from Jeffrey LeVee to Arif Ali [Published 16 May 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Göran Marby and the ICANNBoard [Published 7 April 2017]

Letter from Arif H. Ali to Göran Marby and Members of the Board [Published 1 February 2017]

13 January 2018 Letter from Zahid Jami, Hans Petter Holen & J. Damon Ashcraft to Cherine Chalaby & Göran Marby [Published 22 January 2018] Chairs | NOMCOM Request for Administrative and Operational Support  
13 January 2018 Letter from Brian Winterfeldt to Göran Marby [Published 19 January 2018] President | Intellectual Property Constituency Models for GDPR Compliance

Göran Marby to Brian Winterfeldt [Published 23 January 2018]

Letter from Brian Winterfeldt to Göran Marby [Published 20 December 2017]

15 January 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin [Published 16 January 2018] President and CEO | ICANN General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Letter from Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin to Cherine Chalaby and Göran Marby [Published 06 December 2017]
4 January 2018 Letter from Yong Wan Ju to Jia-Rong Low [Published 15 January 2018] Vice President | Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) Establishment of a partnership center, known as the Internet and DNS Engagement Center in Seoul Letter from Jia-Rong Low to Yong Wan Ju [Published 15 January 2018]
4 January 2018 Letter from Jia-Rong Low to Yong Wan Ju [Published 15 January 2018] Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director - Asia Pacific | ICANN Establishment of a partnership center, known as the Internet and DNS Engagement Center in Seoul Letter from Yong Wan Ju to Jia-Rong Low [Published 15 January 2018]
2 January 2018 Letter from Theresa Swinehart to Middle East Community [Published 3 January 2018] Senior Vice President, Multistakeholder Strategy & Strategic Initiatives | ICANN Middle East ICANN Community Statement Letter from Middle East Space to ICANN Board of Directors [Published 27 November 2017]
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."