Tuesday, June 08, 2010

New Suffixes for Internet Domains in Arabic and Russian Characters

New suffixes for internet domains in Arabic and Russian characters have been approved by ICANN. As written at New Internet domains break language barriers - Globalization - Salon.com:
"Earlier this month, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Russia become the first nations to get Internet addresses entirely in non-Latin characters.

Egypt, for example, secured the right to the ".masr" domain (written in Arabic). "
In that regard, see also ICANN Chief visits Egypt.