ICANN delegated the first 4 new extensions on October 21st

business-dreyfus-81-150x150ICANN delegated the first 4 generic extensions on 21 October 2013.


شبكة (xn--ngbc5azd) – an Arabic word meaning “Web” or “Network”
Register: International Domain Registry Pty. Ltd.

онлайн (xn--80asehdb) – the Russian word for “Online”
Register: Core Association

сайт (xn--80aswg)
– in Russian “Website”
Register: Core Association

游戏 (xn--unup4y) – the Chinese word for “Game”
Register: Spring Fields, LLC


We note that all these extensions are in non-Latin characters. We can only congratulate ICANN on this decision that enables non English-speaking users to be able to communicate in their own language.