Egypt applies for Arabic domain name

17 November 2009

Tarek Kamel, Egypt's information technology minister has said that the country had filed an application to register the domain '.masr', written entirely in Arabic, the Associated Press has reported. The move will make the internet accessible to the millions in the region unable to access an internet dominated by Latin characters, he said.

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