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May, 2010

  • 14 May

    ICANN Launches Russia's Cyrillic TLD

    Yesterday, the first Russian Internet domains with Cyrillic characters were launched. There has been talks about this move for quite some time. The preparation received both praise and concern. Now, ICANN has officially assigned the .рф (.rf, for “Russian Federation”) top-level domain to Russia. What this means is that users …

November, 2009

  • 11 November

    Arab countries eager for IDNs

    ICANN just recently announced its plans to fast-track IDNs, but the organization estimates that so far only 50 countries are interested. Of these, nearly one fifth are Arab-speaking nations. Nine out of twenty-two Arab countries have expressed interest in Arabic domains: the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Libya, Morocco, …