First Non-Latin, International Domain Names Finally Launch

The first significant change to Internet domain names in many years was made today when ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) approved and deployed three domain names using a non-Latin script: Arabic. You can already visit http://موقع.وزارة-الأتصالات.مصر/ and two other Arabic script domain names, though they might not display correctly if your browser doesn’t have IDN (International Domain Name) support. Using Mozilla Firefox 3.6.3 and Google Chrome Developer Build 5....

May 11, 2010 · 2 min · 233 words · Omid Farhang