We didn't doubt that they would, but the ICANN has officially approved non-Latin character domain names. The pleasant surprise is that the system and guidelines for these internationalized domain names (IDNs) look pretty solid, even if hiccups are expected.
The ICANN, the folks who set some guidelines that make the Internet go 'round, are in the final stages of passing a proposal to introduce non-Latin characters to web addresses. Finally, there'll be some non-porn-based multiculturalism on the Internet.
Next week, in Rio, an international meeting will get underway concerning the internet and its current status. The itinerary for the discussion includes spam, free speech and internet access costs. However, it seems that American dominance in the governing of the internet is more likely to be the unofficial topic for…