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Internet Addresses Can Use New Scripts


October 31, 2009

SEOUL — By the middle of next year, Internet surfers will be allowed  to use Web addresses written completely in Chinese, Arabic, Korean and  other languages using non-Latin alphabets, the organization overseeing  Internet domain names announced Friday in a decision that could make  the Web more accessible.

Phi Beta Iota:  See also 26 October 2009 story from BBC.