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Akram Atallah's blog

The New gTLD Program Continues to Gain Momentum

There's a lot to talk about as we head into ICANN 52 in Singapore. Nearly 500 new gTLD strings have been delegated and the Global Domains Division (GDD) continues to expand its services and systems.  We're also gearing up to tackle complex issues like Universal Acceptance, an initiative to help ensure all domain names and email addresses are recognized whether they're using Latin, Chinese, Arabic or other character-based scripts.