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EURid and UNESCO assess IDN uptake

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 […]

IPv6 and the IDNs

Luxembourg, January 5th 2010 – The Luxembourg IPv6 Council has followed closely the introduction of Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), especially the recent launch of the .eu IDN in December 2009. The introduction of IDN will require more IP address space which is no more guaranteed by the remaining 10% of the IPv4 address pool expected […] at Sedo Auction

Today Sedo will start an exclusive auction of more than 6000 .EU domain names that contain special characters.  These domains have only been available on the market since yesterday – therefore demand is very high! The auction is divided into five categories according to language. German Domains Spanish Domains French Domains Polish Domains Other languages […]

“Ärzte” first

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 […]

.eu now supports all official EU languages

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 […]

Pre-Registration of is Open

Nov 11, 2009 ( via COMTEX) — EuroDNS announces the opening of a pre-registration period for .eu Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), based on a first-come, first-served model. Companies and individuals based in the European Union have now the opportunity to register domain names that contain non-Latin characters under the .eu domain. Xavier Buck, CEO of […] starts on December 10

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 plans introduction IDN

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 […]

Say yours on .eu IDNs

The European Registry EURid has published today an invitation to participate in an online survey about the upcoming introduction of Internationalized Domain names in the .eu namespace. It´s gonna be a huge enterprise, as EURid plans to introduce support for all 23 official languages of the European Union in one go.
The questionnaire is open to […]