Want your domain name in Chinese?

There are something like 50 different alphabets in the world. But if you want to type in a web address on your computer, there's only one you can use, the Latin alphabet.

This week, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, is holding a meeting in Seoul and will determine whether to allow internet addresses to be in scripts that are not based on Latin letters, potentially opening up the Web to more people around the world.

Addresses might then be available in alphabets such as Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Japanese, Greek, Hindi and Cyrillic.

Read the full article (and watch the video) here.