COPENHAGEN, April 28 (Itar-Tass) - Situation in Russia is controlled by the Russian people, while the president and the government have their domains of competence, visiting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told journalists on Wednesday.
Four countries got approval from ICANN to use their language scripts in the last portion of domain names
Egypt, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates had recently received the approval to use their language scripts in the last portion of Internet address names.
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Russia no safe haven for spammers and cybercriminals Russia is not a safe haven for criminals or spammers, according to a Russian trade association campaigning to tighten up the admitted shortcomings of local cybercrime laws and build international cooperation.
The Russian Organization announced that they will send three people to the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Milan event.
Telnic, the operator of the .TEL domain, announced today that the registry will launch IDN domains for .TEL in 16 languages on Tuesday, June 15th, 2010. Registrations will be served through accredited registrars on a first come, first served basis starting as of 3pm BST. The languages supported as of the initial launch are Chinese, Danish, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. The registry expects to add more languages as it works with the community in order to determine Demand. “If you’re a Jörn, Júlia or Bjørn, or a Chlöe, 李 or Błażej, you will now be able to get your .tel name in your own language, opening up a significant number of names for individuals and businesses to register,” said Khashayar Mahdavi, CEO of Telnic Limited. “As your single point of contact, we’re pleased to be able to offer these IDN .tel names so that many more people can get the benefit from being discoverable on the internet with a place they can own and control.” Further information regarding .tel names and IDNs can be found at http://telnic.org
The first Russian Internet Governance forum will take place at the at the Moscow Expo Center,n May 13 and 14,2010.
The Russian edition of Forbes has recently won a domain name case against Landmark VIP Services.
With web addresses authorised to use non-Latin characters such as Arabic, Chinese or Russian, the internet will be transformed
ICANN has authorized a bulk transfer of OOO Russian Registrar's and BP Holdings Group Inc.'s gTLD domain names to Name.com LLC, due to compliance actions taken by ICANN that resulted in the de-accreditation of two registrars: OOO Russian Registrar and BP Holdings Group Inc.
As Russia pushes for "domain names in languages with non-Latin alphabets," the nation's people worry "that Cyrillic domains will give rise to a hermetic Russian Web, a sort of cyberghetto, and that the push for Cyrillic amounts to a plot by the security services to restrict access to the Internet.
Clifford J. Levy of the New York Times reports: "[Russian] computer users are worried that Cyrillic domains will give rise to a hermetic Russian Web, a sort of cyberghetto, and that the push for Cyrillic amounts to a plot by the security services to restrict access to the Internet.
CLIFFORD J. LEVY Computer users are worried that a move by the Russian government would end up restricting access to the Internet.
MOSCOW -- The Kremlin has long been irritated by the way the United States dominates the Internet, all the way down to the ban on using Cyrillic for Web addresses -- even kremlin.ru has to be demeaningly rendered in English. The Russian government, as a result, is taking the lead in a landmark shift occurring around the world to allow domain names in languages with non-Latin alphabets.
Here are comments by participants on the Russian-language blog of The New York Times on livejournal.com, translated by the Moscow bureau of The Times.