Idn Cctld

An internationalized country code top-level domain (IDN ccTLD or ccIDN) is a top-level domain (TLD) in the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet. IDN ccTLDs are specially encoded domain names that are displayed in an end user application, such as a web browser, in their language-native script or alphabet, such as the Arabic alphabet, or a non-alphabetic writing system, such as Chinese characters. IDN ccTLDs are an application of the internationalized domain name system to top-level Internet domains assigned to countries, or independent geographic regions.Although the domain class uses the term code, some of these ccTLDs are not codes but full words.
Posts about Idn Cctld
  • EU IDN not banned after all

    … The European Union request for the Greek-script ccTLD .ευ has not been thrown out, according to ICANN. Last week DI reported that .ευ was the only one of three IDN ccTLD requests — the other two being Bulgaria’s .бг and Greece’s .ελ — to fail a test for confusing similarity on appeal. .ευ was found to be confusingly similar to .EY and .EU…

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  • Bulgaria and Greece win IDN ccTLDs on appeal

    … ccTLD, and the standard applied was exactly the same standard as applies to Latin ccTLDs. Will the GAC accept this determination, or stomp its feet? Related posts: GAC demands appeal of IDN ccTLD bans Bulgaria to appeal ICANN rejection Bulgaria to file ICANN reconsideration appeal over rejected IDN ccTLD …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 3 readers -
  • Iceland yanks Islamic State domain

    … current media practice here in the UK to call it “so-called Islamic State”. Related posts: Will ICANN be forced to reject Islamic gTLDs? Islamic states to “officially object” to .islam Iraq to get IDN ccTLD …

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  • Iraq to get IDN ccTLD

    … delegated, the Punycode inserted into the root will be .xn--mgbtx2b. ICANN said Iraq is the 33rd nation to have an IDN ccTLD request approved. There are currently 26 IDN ccTLDs in the root. Most of them aren’t doing very well. Related posts: Review reveals ccTLD fast-track criticisms Malaysia to get new Arabic ccTLD The internet is polyglot as full IDNs go live …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 2 readers -