Google and ICANN reach for the non-latin world

The ICANN started to allow non-latin alphabet to be used in the domain names to support half of the word which is actually using a non-latin alphabet (Russians, Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, etc.)

Google decided to celebrate with an anti-latin graphic to great their visitors.


2 comments for “Google and ICANN reach for the non-latin world

  1. Chime Host
    November 1, 2009 at 10:05

    whats so new about idn’s they have been in existence for a long time now…

  2. November 1, 2009 at 20:58

    The significant move is that International Domain Names (IDN) can now contain non-latin characters, not only a national 2-letter suffix.

    Now it works internationally at the DNS level.

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