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".Kyoto management operator" decided!-Selected by Kyoto Prefecture, making use of ICT expertise to enhance the transmission of "Kyoto power"

Selected by Kyoto Prefecture, strengthening the transmission of “Kyoto power” by utilizing ICT expertise

Based on the regional characteristics of Kyoto, the geographical name top-level domain is intended to promote the creation of a sense of unity among citizens by promoting the Kyoto brand and its presence both in Japan and overseas. .kyoto Is a member organization of the Kyoto Prefectural Information Industry Association, a school corporation of the Kyoto Computer Gakuin Group, The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics On January 1st, it was the only one selected by Kyoto Prefecture.

This university was first born in Japan in 1963 and has inherited the tradition and achievements of Kyoto Computer Gakuin, which has been developing computer and information processing education for about 50 years. Graduate school.

In order to apply, the Kyoto Prefectural Institute of Information Industry, Kyoto Prefectural Information Industry Association, has established the “Dots Kyoto Steering Committee (Chair: Sadahiro Kitagawa, President and Representative Director of Kagoya Japan Co., Ltd.)” since 2010. It was.As a result, among the member organizations of the association, it has a high public interest and reliability (a university-established school corporation approved by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology).As a federal government-certified higher education institution, .edu “We have a domain” and ▽ ICT (information and communication technology) has a high level of expertise – and so on, Kyoto University of Information Science and Technology determined that it was the most appropriate application subject.To date, it has been supported by many organizations, including Doshisha University, neighboring universities, and the National Association of Regional Information Industry Associations (ANIA).In response to this, The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics proceeded with various preparations and filed an application with Kyoto Prefecture on February 10th.

Public corporations such as Kyoto Prefecture, local companies, educational institutions, etc. .kyoto Will be used to improve the international recognition and brand power of Kyoto as a whole, and to revitalize social and economic activities.As a management operator, .kyoto ”Is regarded as a“ public utility ”of industry-government-academia collaboration, .kyoto For the creation of portals / community sites that can be registered and disseminated only by public institutions and public interest corporations that have acquired " I would like to actively promote various related businesses together with related public organizations.

In the future, the University will apply to ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) in the United States, which manages domain names globally, as a management organization “registry”.After that, we will proceed with the establishment of an operating system such as server construction, domain sales and management, and planning of specific events.