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ICANN70 Showcases Universal Acceptance (UA) Progress
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ICANN70 Showcases Universal Acceptance (UA) Progress

During the ICANN70 Virtual Community Forum (22-25 March) and Prep Week (8-11 March), two Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) sessions highlighted the progress...

Join the UASG at ICANN70
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Join the UASG at ICANN70

The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) will be hosting two sessions during ICANN70 Prep Week and ICANN70 Virtual Community Forum, providing updates on UA...

UASG Finds Promising Results for Internationalized Email Support Among Global Systems
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

UASG Finds Promising Results for Internationalized Email Support Among Global Systems

By UASG Email Address Internationalization (EAI) Working Group - January 2021 Since its invention in 1971, sending and receiving emails has become cornerstone for...

Looking Back and Planning Ahead for Supporting a Diverse and Global Internet Universal Acceptance (UA) Readiness
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Looking Back and Planning Ahead for Supporting a Diverse and Global Internet Universal Acceptance (UA) Readiness

By Dr. Ajay Data, Chair of the UASG January 2021 2020 was a year unlike any other. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Internet has provided people a...

UASG Announces New Working Group Leadership for 2021
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UASG Announces New Working Group Leadership for 2021

The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) Administrative Group is pleased to announce the UA working group leadership selections for the 2021 term (1 January...

ICANN69 Highlights Universal Acceptance Initiatives and Global Momentum
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ICANN69 Highlights Universal Acceptance Initiatives and Global Momentum

During the ICANN69 Virtual Annual General Meeting, the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) hosted three sessions focused on Universal Acceptance (UA). Session...

Support for Email Addresses in Local Languages Grows with Major Tech Companies
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Support for Email Addresses in Local Languages Grows with Major Tech Companies

By Mark Svancarek, Chair, EAI Working GroupMany people around the world are currently excluded from experiencing the full benefits of the Internet simply because...

Making Global Progress Towards an #Internet4All | Universal Acceptance Local Initiatives
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Making Global Progress Towards an #Internet4All | Universal Acceptance Local Initiatives

By Ajay Data, UASG Chair - 29 October 2020 Throughout the year, the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) spearheads global projects that raise awarenessMaking...

You’re Invited to the UA FY21 Action Plan Webinar
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

You’re Invited to the UA FY21 Action Plan Webinar

The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) will be holding a webinar to discuss the UA Fiscal Year 2021 Action Plan on Thursday, 20 August at 14:00 UTC (time...

UASG Welcomes Six New UA Ambassadors
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

UASG Welcomes Six New UA Ambassadors

By Ajay Data, Chair of the UASG The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) is proud to welcome six new UA Ambassadors into the UASG Ambassador Program for FY21...

Now Available: Country-Based Evaluation of Websites for Acceptance of Email Addresses in 2020
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Now Available: Country-Based Evaluation of Websites for Acceptance of Email Addresses in 2020

The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) has published a new country-based evaluation of email acceptance rates based upon previous testing of the top 1,000...

Task Force on Arabic script IDNs
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Task Force on Arabic script IDNs

In our 2014 World Report on IDNs, we reported on the work of ICANN’s Task Force on Arabic script IDNs, an initiative of the Middle East Strategy Working Group.Task...

New Resource for Developers! Introducing the Universal Acceptance Readiness Framework
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

New Resource for Developers! Introducing the Universal Acceptance Readiness Framework

By Dennis Tan Tanaka, Vice Chair of the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) Universal Acceptance (UA) is the simple concept that all domain names and all...

#Internet4All around the Globe in 2019: A Recap of UA Ambassador Work
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

#Internet4All around the Globe in 2019: A Recap of UA Ambassador Work

By Dušan Stojičević, Vice Chair of the Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) 2019 was a busy and productive year for the UASG as we worked to spread awareness...

Universal Acceptance Continues Momentum During ICANN66
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Universal Acceptance Continues Momentum During ICANN66

By Dr. Ajay Data, chair of the UASG; founder and CEO of XgenPlus I am invigorated after returning from ICANN66, which took place in Montréal 2-7 November. Always...

Are the World’s Top Websites Truly Accessible for Global Audiences?
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Are the World’s Top Websites Truly Accessible for Global Audiences?

Are the World’s Top Websites Truly Accessible for Global Audiences? An Evaluation of Acceptance of Email Addresses in 2019. By Mark W. Datysgeld, UASG Ambassador...

Meet UASG Vice Chair Dušan Stojičević
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Meet UASG Vice Chair Dušan Stojičević

Hello, my name is Душан Стојичевић. If you can’t read Serbian, how about Dušan Stojičević. Still having issues with pronouncing my name? Let’s try Dusan Stojicevic...

The Next Generation of Developers Set Their Sights on a Multilingual Internet
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

The Next Generation of Developers Set Their Sights on a Multilingual Internet

By Harish Chowdhary, UA Ambassador and Technology Analyst for the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) Twenty-four developers, a group with a unique role...

Breaking the Linguistic Barriers to Access the Internet
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

Breaking the Linguistic Barriers to Access the Internet

The 9th Language and Technology Conference (LTC 2019) published a paper from members of the UASG. The paper explains IDNs, which are domain names in local languages...

UASG Salutes Don Hollander for His Contributions
From Universal Acceptance Steering Group

UASG Salutes Don Hollander for His Contributions

The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) announced today that Don Hollander is retiring from his position as Secretary General at the end of May. Don is a...
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