Chinese/Japanese/Korean Generation Panels received a reply from ICANN to the correspondence sent on 29 January 2019
04 March 2019
Chinese Generation Panel (CGP), Japanese Generation Panel (JGP), and Korean Generation Panel (KGP) cooperatively develop Root Zone Label Generation Rules (Root LGRs), which handle TLDs containing Kanji (also called Han in Chinese and Hanja in Korean) characters.
On 25 January 2019, they jointly submitted a correspondence to ICANN on handling of visual similarity between characters. They opined that visual similarity should be handled outside Root LGR. For details, please refer to the following.
・Chinese/Japanese/Korean Generation Panels jointly submitted correspondence to ICANN on handling of visual similarity between characters
On 15 February, CGP/JGP/KGP received ICANN’s reply to this correspondence. The reply only said that similarity solved in Root LGR was limited to the cases which were “straightforward and non-subjective” and more consultation between GPs and IP were expected.
・ICANN’s reply to CGP/JGP/KGP’s correspondence