Posts Tagged ‘IGF’

EURid, UNESCO to present report on IDNs

The .eu registry EURid and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will present on 6 November a report on the global uptake of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs). The study is planned to go out at the 7th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan and it will present updates to the [...]

Raqueeb Hassan: If it’s in the Bangladesh it’s gotta be .bd!

It must have been a week while I was attending one of the briefing sessions after the ministerial team visited “The Internet Governance Forum (IGF)” as held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
What was it for Bangladesh being in IGF, the Internet governance lobbying ground?
The team requested ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom on the inclusion of Bangla [...]

Egypt launches Arabic web domain

Egypt will open the world’s first Arabic language internet domain, its communications minister has said. Tarek Kamel said the new domain name would be “.masr” written in the Arabic alphabet. It translates as “.Egypt”. “It is a great moment for us… The internet now speaks Arabic,” Mr Kamel said. Last month, internet regulator Icann voted [...]