What's The Holdup?
ICANN Internet Governance: Is It Working?/Steve DelBianco & Braden Cox
(From 2007) Similarly, ICANN has simply taken too long to implement
internationalized domain names, a step that would improve Internet availability for
populations that don’t use the Roman alphabet character set. This failure could
prove fatal to the ICANN experiment if these populations and their governments
decide to implement their own non-Roman DNS.