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Status Report on the DNS in Egypt

Along with the entire global Internet community, ICANN is watching the events unfolding in Egypt with great concern for the safety of the people of Egypt and for their ability to use the Internet. On January 27, most Internet connectivity to Egypt was shut down, apparently on the instruction of the national government. This has […]


January 31st, 2011 by | Posted in ICANN | Tags: , , , |

Russian IDN ccTLD .?? Opens for Registrations, Makes History

November 11, 2010, marked the day when the new IDN ccTLD .?? (Cyrillic for ?????????? ?????????, Russian Federation) was opened for general registration. Prior to that date the registration was open only for trademark owners and governmental institutions. Before the registration started, in an interview for the ??????????? (Commersant) daily, Andrey Kolesnikov, CEO of the […]


November 16th, 2010 by | Posted in ICANN | Tags: , , , |