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The first international non-Latin top level domains go live

Friday, May 21st, 2010

I wonder if there will be a rush to gobble up the most popular, non-Latin domain names?

By Tim Conneally, Betanews

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has finally begun to enable top-level domain names based on non-Latin alphabets. The first three country code top level domains (ccTLD) written in Arabic script are now available for use.

The three new top-level domains are: “Al-Saudiah,” “Emarat, and “Misr,” and they allow site names to be written right-to-left.

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