AN ARABIC Internet Names Consortium has been set up, to establish domain names in Arabic characters and developing the computer coding necessary to make these addresses work and enable web browsers to negotiate their way through the net in the language.

The group is to work with the existing Multilingual Internet Names Consortium in promoting the use of Arabic on the web; the MINC has agreed to accept any decisions made regarding Arabic TLD's made by the new body.

In a joint communiqué, the MINC recognised the AINC as "the ...

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