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20 June 2022 GAC Communiqué - ICANN74 The Hague, the Netherlands
14 June 2022 Letter from Göran Marby to Robert M. Califf M.D., MACC regarding U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Engagement on ICANN Issues
11 June 2022 Letter from Göran Marby to Barbara Povše in reply to her 7 June 2022 letter
9 June 2022 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 27 April 2022 letter regarding EPDP Phase 2 & Review of ODA
7 June 2022 Letter from Göran Marby to Barbara Povše regarding ICANN Outreach for ccTLD Regulation
2 June 2022 Letter from Göran Marby to Roberto Viola, Monique Pariat, and Ana Gallego of the European Commission regarding registration data accuracy and steps that can be taken within the boundaries of the GDPR, to the level of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) in accordance with Article 64(2) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
27 April 2022 Follow-up letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman of 4 March 2022
20 April 2022 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 4 March 2022 letter
1 April 2022 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Manal Ismail in reply to her 9 February 2022 letter
22 March 2022 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 21 January 2022 letter
14 March 2022 GAC Communiqué - ICANN73 Virtual Community Forum
4 March 2022 Letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman in reply to his 24 January 2022 letter
9 February 2022 Letter from Manal Ismail to Maarten Botterman in reply to his 9 December 2021 letter
25 January 2022 Letter from Göran Marby to Philippe Fouquart regarding the System for Standardized Access/Disclosure (SSAD) Operational Design Assessment (ODA)
24 January 2022 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 18 January 2022 letter
21 January 2022 Letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman in reply to his 23 October 2021 letter
18 January 2022 Letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman regarding EPDP Phase 2 Next Steps
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."