Friday, May 7, 2010

The World Wide Web Becomes Truly Global

The internet regulator ‘Icann’ (which controls all web domains) this week implemented a system that allows full web addresses that contain no Latin characters. The first three top level domains are for Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. With over half the internet users around the world using non-Latin based script as their native language this is a move which is long overdue.

(submitted by Simon)

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