Multilinguism

Multilinguism / Industry Updates

.ORG & NCUC Joint Letter to ICANN on Internationalized Domain Names

Recently we teamed up with the Non-Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC) to express our concern to ICANN that the rights and needs of end-users are taken into account in the discussion of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). more

NeuStar Launches Korean Language Domain Names in .BIZ TLD

NeuStar announced today that it has deployed internationalized domain names (IDNs) for the Korean language in the .BIZ top-level Internet domain as of August 19, 2007. IDNs in .BIZ enable companies and for-profit organizations to register domain names in their languages of choice. more

Public Interest Registry Names Alexa A. S. Raad as New CEO

The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexa A. S. Raad, an entrepreneurial technology executive, as its new CEO. The appointment is effective July 9, 2007. Ms. Raad brings more than 20 years of experience from the telecommunications, payment, and Internet sectors. more

NeuStar Launches Chinese and Japanese Language Domain Names in .BIZ TLD

NeuStar has deployed internationalized domain names (IDNs) for both the Chinese and the Japanese languages in the .BIZ top- level Internet domain. Interested registrants will be able to secure .BIZ domain names using these characters as of April 21, 2007. more

Spanish .ORG IDNs Registrations Available March 3rd

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the Internet and ensure access for users worldwide, Public Interest Registry (PIR), the .ORG registry, will make available Spanish Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) on 03 March 2007. more

Hong Kong Internet Expert Pindar Wong Joins Public Interest Registry Board

Pindar Wong has been actively involved in developing the Internet in the Asia Pacific region, holding several board positions including chairman of the Asia Pacific Internet Association, executive committee chairman of Asia Pacific Internet Conference on Operational Technologies and alternate chair of Asia Pacific Network Information Center. more

PIR Welcomes New Worldwide Internet Leaders to the .ORG Advisory Council

Advisory Council members continue to provide PIR with sound advice on a wide range of registry issues and opportunities affecting the .ORG community. more