Posts Tagged ‘CNNIC’

ICANN Approves Chinese IDN

Brussels, Belgium… 25 June 2010… Millions of Chinese language users will soon be able to access the Internet using Chinese script following a decision today by ICANN’s Board of Directors to approve a set of Chinese language internationalized domain names. “This approval is a significant change for Chinese language users worldwide,” said Rod Beckstrom, President […]

ICANN Head Visiting China After ‘dot-China’ Request

The head of the global Internet addressing authority will visit China this week, according to people briefed on the matter, highlighting questions about China’s Web censorship after it applied to offer domain names that end with Chinese characters. Rod Beckstrom, CEO of the California-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), will visit China […]

China to apply for .中国 ‘Zhongguo’ domain name

China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) today will apply for the top-level Chinese domain name “Zhongguo”(written in pinyin), to key Internet oversight agency the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), reported. Global netizens may be able to log on to the Internet with the new domain at the beginning of next year […]

Francis Simisim: Why .CN Domain Names’ values will fall slightly, IDN on the rise

Have you invested in .CN Domain Names? Right now, it does seem like it’s a sound and a valuable piece of internet real estate (with 338 million internet users) but situations have changed. The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has recently announced that China Language Domain Names (.中国) will soon be possible… … The […]