Internationalized Domain Name


Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) is an Internet DNS Domain that contains Unicode character which are stored in the Domain Name System as ASCII strings using Punycode transcription.

In October 2009, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved the creation of internationalized Country Code Top-Level Domains (IDN ccTLDs) in the Internet that use the IDNA standard for native language scripts. In May 2010 the first IDN ccTLD were installed in the DNS root zone

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