Archive for July 2010

Dubai eGovernment launches Dubai.emarat as Arabic Internet domain of official Dubai Government portal

Dubai eGovernment has recently announced the launch of دبي.امارات )Dubai.emarat(, which will be the Arabic Internet domain of the official portal of Dubai Government and corresponds to the Latin domain dubai.ae, .امارات)), the UAE’s domain name in Arabic. This initiative will for the first time allow Arab users to use the Arabic web address of [...]

Bulgaria to file ICANN reconsideration appeal over rejected IDN ccTLD

Bulgaria is to appeal ICANN’s rejection of .бг, the Cyrillic version of its existing country code top-level domain, .bg. Technology minister Alexander Tsvetkov said that the Bulgarian government will file a reconsideration request with ICANN, according to a DarikNews.bg interview. The requested IDN ccTLD .бг was rejected because it looks quite a bit like Brazil’s [...]