Non-Latin internet domain names under consideration

27 October 2009

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will meet this week in the Korean capital, Seoul to discuss the addition of non-Latin characters to its list of available domains, PC Magazine has reported. If the move goes through, the organization will likely begin rolling out domains in languages such as Arabic and other non-Latin languages in the middle of next year. 'This is the biggest change technically to the internet since it was invented 40 years ago,' ICANN chairman Peter Dengate Thrush said.

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