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#ICANN Collaborating Towards a Truly Multilingual Internet: Read the blog at

#ICANN Collaborating Towards a Truly Multilingual Internet: Read the blog at

We use a variety of scripts and writing systems across the globe. To pave the way for the next billion people to come online, we need to cater to and allow for access to a multilingual Internet. In the context of achieving complete domain names in local languages, different scripts need to be effectively supported. To contribute to this, ICANN has undertaken a significant effort to determine valid top level domains, like .org, .asia, .ca, .sg, and their variant labels, in local languages. My earlier blog called for participation from the communities using different scripts and writing systems to get engaged with ICANN to define label generation rules for their script. These rules will provide guidance for local scripts and writing systems, while maintaining the security and stability aspects of the system. We received very enthusiastic responses from many communities. They...

Full article: https://www.icann.org/news/blog/collaborating-towards-a-t...

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