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16 September 2021 Letter from Theresa Swinehart to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 28 June 2021 letter
27 August 2021 Letter from Göran Marby to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 3 August 2021 letter
3 August 2021 Letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman and Göran Marby regarding Appointment of ICANN Board Liaison to GNSO Registration Data Accuracy Scoping Team
7 July 2021 Letter from Goran Marby to Amy Cadagin and Foy Shiver in reply to their 8 June 2021 letter
7 July 2021 Letter from Jamie Hedlund to Dean Marks in reply to his 1 July 2021 letter
1 July 2021 Letter from Dean Marks to Jamie Hedlund in reply to his 1 July 2021 letter
1 July 2021 Letter from Jamie Hedlund to Dean Marks in reply to his 21 June 2021 letter
28 June 2021 Letter from Theresa Swinehart to Philippe Fouquart in response to his 10 March 2021 letter
25 June 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 25 May 2021 letter
21 June 2021 Letter from Dean Marks to Jamie Hedlund in reply to his 14 June 2021 letter
14 June 2021 Letter from Jamie Hedlund to Dean Marks regarding WHOIS Inaccuracy
8 June 2021 Letter from Amy Cadagin of Messaging Malware & Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M³AAWG) to Goran Marby regarding 2021 ICANN, GDPR, and the WHOIS: A Users Survey - Three Years Later
25 May 2021 Letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman in reply to his 12 April 2021 letter
13 May 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Heather Forrest in reply to her 9 March 2021 letter
7 May 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 29 January 2021 and 4 March 2021 letters
22 April 2021 Letter from Manal Ismail to Maarten Botterman in reply to his 10 February 2021 letter
12 April 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart regarding Appointment of the GNSO Council Liaison for the System for Standardized Access/Disclosure (SSAD) Operational Design Phase (ODP)
16 March 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart regarding Summary of Discussions on the Standardized System for Access/Disclosure (SSAD)
10 March 2021 Letter from Theresa Swinehart to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 9 November 2020 letter
9 March 2021 Letter from Heather Forrest to Maarten Botterman regarding a Request to Pause the Operational Design Phase (ODP) of the Standardized System of Access and Disclosure (SSAD)
9 March 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Manal Ismail regarding the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Phase 2, Recommendations #1-18
4 March 2021 Letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman in reply to his 11 December 2020 letter
26 February 2021 Letter from Theresa Swinehart to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 4 November 2020 letter
25 February 2021 Letter from Göran Marby to Bruna Martins dos Santos in reply to her 23 January 2021 letter
22 February 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Lyman Chapin in reply to his 25 January 2021 letter
18 February 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Philippe Fouquart in reply to his 22 January 2021 letter
10 February 2021 Letter from Maarten Botterman to Manal Ismail regarding the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Phase 2, Priority 2
29 January 2021 Letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman regarding EPDP Phase 1 Recommendation 7 Implementation and Thick WHOIS Transition Policy
25 January 2021 Letter from Lyman Chapin to Maarten Botterman regarding WHOIS Contact Data Availability and Registrant Classification
23 January 2021 Letter from Bruna Martins dos Santos to Göran Marby and Maarten Botterman regarding System for Standardized Access/Disclosure (SSAD) and Content Moderation
22 January 2021 Letter from Philippe Fouquart to Maarten Botterman and ICANN Board regarding EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Phase 2
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."