CANN said the Chinese top-level domain is expected in the second half of this year on the line

[introduction] Chinese education system due to long-term use of Pinyin, and the more than and 10 years the popularity of the network, the vast majority of Internet users have been used Chinese type English.


Tencent (Scotland) technology news Beijing on April 11th news, according to foreign media reports, recently opened for the first time Chinese top-level domain name application, ICANN president and chief executive officer pointed out that Chinese top-level domain will put into operation in the second half of 2013.

over the years, China Internet news portals, social media and gaming sites flourish, and by the end of this year, the Internet will become the Chinese Chinese Internet, a real Chinese Internet world will be born.

this Wednesday, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the management of domain name and IP address assignment task mechanism, referred to as ICANN) president and chief executive officer of Fatima · (Fady Chehadé), cut in an interview that Chinese top-level domain will input in the second half of 2013 operation.

top-level domain (Top-level Domain) is among the most advanced Internet DNS level domain is the last part of the domain name, the domain name after the last letter, such as ".Com", ".Net" and ".Edu". Previously, ICANN approved only a small amount to Rome letter at the end of the top-level domain, but the agency is preparing to introduce a series of new top-level domains, including English, Chinese, Arabic, Russian and Japanese, Han Wen.

although the main part of the Web address can contain Chinese characters, Chinese websites tend to stick with the character of the URL. Mr. Chehard said that many companies and organizations have been waiting for the Chinese top-level domain name open application, and then will launch a complete Chinese character address.

said: "in China, once we allow the application of Chinese characters in the top-level domain, the number of new sites will be amazing."

but, in addition to the convenience of language use, there are other controversies about the open application of top-level domains. Over the years, ICANN and the United States have resisted demands from China, Russia and other countries, refusing to let go of control over Internet addresses. At the request of the U.S. Department of Commerce, ICANN was established in 1998, the headquarters is scheduled to Losangeles, to take over the management of the Internet domain name system. Prior to this, the Internet domain name system controlled by the U.S. government. Opponents of ICANN argue that each country should have the right to manage its own domain name within its own territory.

in December last year, the debate over domain name system control in the international


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