Posts Tagged ‘.bg’

MEP Slams Bulgarian Govt for Falling Behind with Cyrillic Internet Domains

Bulgaria’s government is failing to facilitate the process for the introduction Internet domains in Cyrillic, Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament Ivaylo Kalfin declared after meeting the ICANN management in DC. “The unwillingness of the Bulgarian government to provide arguments and to enter into a dialogue is an obstacle for the country and the EU […]

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 interview. The requested IDN ccTLD .бг was rejected because it looks quite a bit like Brazil’s […]

Bulgaria ‘Battles’ Brazil for Cyrillic BG Domain Name

The characters “bg” and “bgr” are the most popular for Bulgaria’s national internet address in Cyrillic, according to the results of an online poll conducted by the Ministry of Transport, Information Technologies and Communications (MTITC) in December 2009. Parvan Rusinov, Deputy Minister, has announced the poll results on Monday. He said that the answers would […]

Bulgarian Govt Moves to Register Internet Domains in Cyrillic

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Transport, IT, and Communications is starting a procedure for registering Internet domains in Cyrillic. This has been announced Sunday by the Transport Minister, Alexander Tsvetkov. Thus, Bulgaria is following up on the motion of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to introduce Internet domains in non-Latin alphabets. Bulgaria was […]