Archive for December 2011

Afilias Announces Intention to Apply for Chinese IDN Versions of .INFO Domain

DUBLIN–(Afilias Limited, the ICANN-designated registry operator for the .INFO top level domain (TLD) and a global provider of technical registry services, today announced that it will apply for the Simplified and Traditional Chinese language equivalents of .INFO under ICANN’s new gTLD program. “Given the global presence of Afilias, Internationalized Domain Names — informally known as [...]

IDN Variant Issues Project: Draft Integrated Issues Report

Section I: Description, Explanation, and Purpose On 20 April 2011, ICANN announced the IDN Variant Issues Project to explore the benefits and risks associated with the potential inclusion of IDN variant TLDs in the DNS root zone. This project was initiated in response to a 2010 ICANN Board of Directors resolution.  ICANN is publishing today [...]

Revised IDN ccTLD Fast Track Process Implementation Plan

15 December 2011 Following the ICANN Board’s approval on 8 December 2011 of the amendment to the IDN ccTLD Fast Track Process Implementation Plan, ICANN is providing this notice of publication for the Revised Implementation Plan. This amendment was considered following guidance received from the ccNSO during the ICANN meeting in Dakar, Senegal. Two versions [...]

Domain .РФ success is one of the major events in 2011

On 22 November 2011, the Federal Agency for Printed and Mass Media (Rospechat) in tandem with the Russian Association for Electronic Communications (RAEC) co-organized a press conference “Runet: year in review and prospects of expansion” at the RIA Novosti press center . Andrey Kolesnikov, the CC’s CEO, took part in the press conference. In his [...]