Arabic web addresses on the horizon

29 Nov 2004

Yoshio Utsumi, the secretary-general of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), has revealed that a team of experts are currently working on the global introduction of multi-language domain names. Speaking to reporters in Bahrain, where he has been drumming up support for next year’s World Summit for the Information Society in Tunisia, Mr Utsumi said that his team were currently working through a number of operational ‘issues’, such as establishing who should administer domain names.