Press Release 07.17.2000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Millennium Inc. signs agreement with eNIC

To Register Any Multi-Lingual.cc Domain Name

Los Angeles  July 17, 2000 -- Millennium Inc. has reached an agreement with eNIC.cc to offer Multilingual.cc Domains including Spanish, French, Scandinavian and many other global languages and will be offering by the end of 2000 Multilingual.com & .net domains. 

Further, arrangements have been previously made allowing Millennium Inc. to issue %100 Chinese Domain Names through affiliation with chinese-dns.com and many other options & extensions to be added soon. Other Multilingual.xxx is in the works to facilitate global AnyDomainNameRegistration.

Previously, domain names could only be rendered in Roman or English characters. With multi-lingual domain names, each new registrant will be able to register and use a domain that better targets their web audience while preserving their linguistic roots and unique Net identity.

All this Multi-Lingual capability is provided by iDNS whose technology is built upon Unicode and currently supports more than 55 languages (including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Hebrew, Russian, Thai and Tamil) and their respective multiple encoding. It is fully compatible with commonly used Internet browsers and inter-operable with the current Domain Name System (DNS).

Although there are a large number of sites on the Web that cater to audiences in their native languages, all of them require that the domain name be an English language character set. This has forced some sites to use unconventional names to make them more familiar and easily remembered by their audience. For example, a few non-English Web sites use a string of numbers as their domain name because a number is easier for many non-English speaking people to remember than an unfamiliar English name.

Millennium Inc. will be offering ARABIC DOMAIN NAME REGISTRATION in the last quarter of the year 2000 and this will facilitate the registration as    مقر.الموقع-العربي-المطلوب.ش  till there is a full standard approved by ICANN that might allow the use of  .شركة  instead of the currently approved  .ش .

Other Arabic Domain Name related issues will be discussed in UAE during GITEX 2000. Participation is highly encouraged.

About eNIC Corporation 
eNIC Corporation, http://www.enic.cc, a privately held Internet company based in Seattle, Washington, is the worldwide registry of the .cc TLD and is the registrar for second level domain names within the .cc TLD. Brian Cartmell, Chairman and CEO of eNIC, founded the company in October 1997. eNIC is currently the third largest registry and registrar of country code TLDs in the world with more than 300,000 registered domains in the .cc TLD alone. Registrants of .cc domains include major corporations throughout the world including such notable companies as Intel Corporation, Amazon.com, Clear Channel Communications, Goodyear Tire and Rubber and Coca-Cola Company. As the .cc registry, eNIC acts as the authoritative repository of all functional information relating to all .cc domain names. The company markets .cc domains worldwide in conjunction with its more than 7,000 affiliates and marketing partners.
 
About Chinese-DNS.com
Chinese-dns.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of Joymail.com Inc and the first to offer fast and reliable online registration of Chinese Internet Domain Names in the United States. Chinese-dns.com is currently the first and only official registrar partner of i-DNS.net in the US.
For more information, please visit www.chinese-dns.com
 
About i-DNS.net
i-DNS.net, backed by US-based General Atlantic Partners LLC, has developed a flexible Unicode-based technology that supports  Row-based ASCII Compatible Encoding (RACE), UTF-5, UTF-8 and all common local encoding. It is fully compatible with commonly used Internet browsers and inter-operable with the current Domain Name System (DNS).

For More Information Contact:

Millennium Inc.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Tel: 310-207-8212
FAX: 703-935-4539
Internet: info@any-dns.com

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