Chinese Community Steps Forward for Chinese TLDs – Forms Generation Panel for Root Zone Label Generation Ruleset (LGR)

  ICANN announces that the Generation Panel for the Chinese Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR) has been seated.   Following the Call for Generation Panels to Develop Root Zone Label Generation Rules published on 11 July 2013, the Chinese script community has developed and submitted to ICANN, on 27 August 2014, the Proposal …

India’s Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to unveil dot Bharat domain name

  Minister of Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will be unveiling the dot Bharat domain name on August 21 in New Delhi to facilitate multi-lingual Internet access, NIXI chief executive Dr Govind told ET.   The autonomous body National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) …

Premiere IDN New gTLDs cleared for Delegation

The first four domains from ICANN’s New Generic Top-Level Domains Program which are  Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) were cleared to proceed to delegation. This marks the start of a measured roll out of new gTLDs, which are designed to expand opportunities for businesses, communities and Internet users around the world.   These first new gTLDs, …