Posts Tagged ‘VeriSign IDN’

Verisign’s IDN Implementation Plans

The composition of the Internet’s population has seen a dramatic shift over the last two decades. In 1996, the majority of end users were based in the U.S.; according to a 2012 Comscore report, the non-English speaking Internet population has grown to 87 percent, with more than 40 percent based in the Asia-Pacific region. In [...]

Verisign Announces Participation in ICANN’s New gTLD Program

RESTON, VA — (Marketwire) — 06/13/12 — VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced that the Company applied for nine Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) transliterations of .com and three IDN transliterations of .net. These applications represent 12 of the 14 new generic Top Level Domain [...]

VeriSign certs now have IDN support

Yesterday VeriSign announced that VeriSign-branded SSL Certificates now support IDN. For years I have told people that IDN stood for International Domain Name, but in preparation for our press release on this topic, I have learned that the actual term is Internationalized Domain Name. Go figure. Anyway, IDN support means that a Web site can [...]

VeriSign to Extend SSL Security to Web Sites with Internationalized Domain Names

Mountain View, Calif. – August 18, 2008 – Seven of every 10 people in the world don’t speak English, but that isn’t keeping them from using the Internet. Now, domain name registrants and Web site operators not only can reach users in their own language – they can also protect their sites with Secure Sockets [...]