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Build a reliable ".kyoto".Kyo-Jo-Kyo prefectural seminar to be held on June 27

Professor Shozo Naito of KCGI talks about the great potential of
Professor Shozo Naito of KCGI talks about the great potential of ".kyoto".

This year's resident seminar (Kyoto Prefectural SMEs) organized by the Kyoto Information Industry Association (abbreviation: Kyokyokyo, Chairman: Kyoto Computer Gakuin University, President of Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Secretariat: Kyoto Computer Gakuin in front of Kyoto Station) Co-sponsored by the Technology Center, Kyoto Sangyo 21, Kyoto Advanced Technology Research Institute, Kyoto Industrial Association, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce, and IT Consortium Kyoto sponsorship), The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics on Thursday, June 27 It was held at the satellite hall in front of the Kyoto station, and there were many lectures including members of the Kyojo Association and the general public.

His speech was titled "'Expectations and Utilization of the Top Level Domain .kyoto' - Creation of a Clean Domain by All Kyoto" and looked into the future of the new geographical top level domain, which will be operational in early 2014 with KCGI as the Registry.

The lecturer was Prof. Shozo Naito of KCGI (former Senior Researcher, Information Distribution Platform Research Institute, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, former Secretary of the Internet Research Group of the Institute of Electronics and Communication Engineers, former Advisory Professor of the Korea Information Protection Agency (KISA), and President of the Japan Chapter of the Information Systems Society).

In his speech, Professor Naito explained the history of the Internet and the current status of domain name management. He then explained that 1,930 applications were submitted to ICANN, the U.S. organization that manages domain names worldwide, and that 66 of those applications were for geographic name top-level domains, including Tokyo, Paris, and Kyoto.It is significant that KCGI is the only public interest corporation among the applicants for the registry of geographical name top-level domains, and it is an educational institution.All others are private, for-profit companies, etc.KCGI will design the system under the all-Kyoto system of industry, government and academia, and will aim to become a domain that maintains a high level of reliability with an emphasis on public interest and publicity," he stressed.

Furthermore, "Physical (reality) Kyoto is widely recognized as one of the world's leading brands.From now on, the complementary use of the physical and cyber ("Internet") spaces of ".kyoto" will make it possible to transmit Kyoto's attractiveness to the world more powerfully, and is expected to contribute to the development of Kyoto's social economy and culture.

We also invited the general public to participate in the ".kyoto" Users' Seminar, which is being held with the aim of deepening the public's understanding of the possibilities of using ".kyoto" for the creation of new businesses and the development of Kyoto society.


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