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ICANN approved the use of domain names in Asian, Arabic and other scripts

October 30, 2009 4 Comments »

Will the web ever be internationalized? Yes, the web as we know it will change forever by mid 2010. The net regulator will be introducing web addresses using non-Latin characters, which will allow the use of written in Asian, Arabic or other scripts. ICANN has said that this will be the “biggest change since (the web) was invented 40 years ago”.

For more information, please read

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8326241.stm


4 Responses to “ICANN approved the use of domain names in Asian, Arabic and other scripts”

  • Commented on November 1, 2009 at 8:43 am

    Will this increase the value of premium top level dot coms? Probably.

  • Commented on November 1, 2009 at 1:43 am

    Will this increase the value of premium top level dot coms? Probably.

  • michelleb
    Commented on November 2, 2009 at 12:10 pm

    I’m sure we’ll find out soon enough…

  • michelleb
    Commented on November 2, 2009 at 5:10 am

    I’m sure we’ll find out soon enough…