Well, it’s official. The group that controls top-level domains for Internet addresses will allow non-Latin languages for the first time in its history. A shorrt time ago, the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers or ICANN, voted for change at its meeting in Seoul. The change will allow Web addresses in Arabic, Chinese, Hindi and other languages.
(October 30, 2009, CNN, 2/2010)
1 Where was the recent decision made?
A) The U.S.
C) South Korea
2 Until now ICANN had limited top-level domains to which languages?
A) Only English
B) Latin Languages
C) Only major languages
D) English, Arabic, and Chinese