.eu domain names: also in Chinese and Greek

Since today .eu domain names are also available in other letters than the normal (Latin) alphabet. EURid, the .eu top level domain registrar, from now on accepts any possible letters, including Greek, Japanese, Chinese and Cyrillic characters. EURid has now followed the decision by unbrella organisation ICANN about Internationalised Domain Names (IDN). The new characters may be a part of domain names that look quite much like wellknown marks. It needs to be seen whether, as expected, domain fraude will increase.
Maarten Haak

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