April 28th afternoon, Chinese Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) held a news briefing in Beijing, announced by CNNIC on behalf of China submitted simplified ". China" domain name international application has been through the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and numbers (ICANN) fast track approval.
CNNIC assistant director Qi Lin said that in the next few months, the world’s billions of Chinese Internet users in any corner of the world will be able to use traditional or simplified Chinese domain name to access the internet.
November 16, 2009, including Sina, Baidu, Alibaba and other well-known sites together to witness and on-site signature support, CNNIC held in Beijing, China international domain name application launch ceremony.
April 22, 2010, the ICANN board adopted the latest resolution by the CNNIC on behalf of China submitted a simple, traditional Chinese domain name international application has been formally approved by the rapid passage.
simplified and traditional ". Chinese" domain name at the same time through the ICANN review, means that the global Chinese according to the language habits in the browser address bar enter regardless of traditional "Peking University. Chinese" or "Peking University. Chinese" simplified form of the domain name, can accurately enter the Peking University website. Greatly facilitate the use of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan compatriots and overseas Chinese Internet users.
prior to this, the Internet top-level domain name system supports only 26 English letters, hyphen and Arabia figures from 0 to 9, including the character of the 37. "China" domain name application success means the arrival of the era of multilingual domain name.
from the briefing was informed that the current World Expo’s Chinese domain name, Shanghai, World Expo, China has also officially opened.