Brussels, 31 May 2011 – More work is needed to stimulate online multilingualism and the uptake of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs), according to a new .eu Insights report published today by EURid, the registry for the .eu top-level domain (TLD). The report was prepared in cooperation with UNESCO, United Nations agency promoting multilingualism online. In [...]
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Brussels, 10 December 2009 — On 10 December at 11:00, EURid began the registration of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs). During the first hour 38,172 IDNs under .eu were successfully registered. “The significant number of registered names during the first hour shows how important it is for people across Europe to be able to access and [...]
EURid launches IDNs today Brussels, 10 December 2009 – EURid is pleased to announce that internationalised domain names (IDNs) became available today under the .eu top-level domain. For the first time, residents of the European Union can register a .eu domain name that uses characters from the whole Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets; for example [...]
Brussels, 10 September 2009 – EURid is pleased to announce that .eu will support internationalised domain names (IDNs) effective 10 December. For the first time, residents of the European Union will be able to register a .eu domain name made up of non-Latin characters. “IDNs are particularly important for .eu,” notes Marc Van Wesemael, EURid [...]
Eurid expects to introduce IDN in September 2009. There will only be a landrush, no sunrise. This means that there’s no special protection for the owners of a registered trademark or for the owners of a registered .eu name.
Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) are domain names that contain characters such as letters with accents and characters [...]