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''' The Foundation for Assistance for Internet Technologies and Infrastructure Development (FAITID)''' is non-profit organization responsible in implementing initiatives aimed to increase the use of internet in Russian communities and around the world. The organization was established in 2011. Dmitry Burkov serves Chairman of the FAITID Board. <ref>[http://en.faitid.org/ About the Foundation]</ref>  
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''' The Foundation for Assistance for Internet Technologies and Infrastructure Development (FAITID)''' is non-profit organization responsible for implementing initiatives aimed to increase Internet use in Russian communities and around the world. The organization was established in 2011. [[Dmitry Burkov]] serves as Chairman of the FAITID Board. <ref>[http://en.faitid.org/ About the Foundation]</ref>  
  
 
==New gTLD Applications==
 
==New gTLD Applications==
FAITID submitted its application for the [[.moscow]] and [[.москва]] (Russian translation for Moscow) [[GeoTLD|geographical TLDs]] on April 12, 2012.  The organization submitted its applications for the TLDs in Latin and Cyrillic scripts. The requirements for the application was prepared through the collaboration of [[Sedari]], a TLD consulting, management and technology firm expert in ICANN process and the [[ISC]] Consortium, which provides technical assistance. According to FAITID, the standard price per domain names registered under the .moscow and .москва strings will be around 600 Roubles (20$). <ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/105 Application for .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА TLDs was Submitted to ICANN]</ref>
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FAITID submitted its application for the [[.moscow]] and [[.москва]] (Russian translation for Moscow) [[GeoTLD|geographical TLDs]] on April 12, 2012.  The organization submitted its applications for the TLDs in Latin and Cyrillic scripts. The applications were prepared through the collaboration with [[Sedari]], a TLD consulting, management and technology firm, and the [[ISC| Internet Systems Consortium]], which provided technical assistance. According to FAITID, the standard price for domain names registered under the .moscow and .москва strings will be around 600 Roubles (20$).<ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/105 Application for .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА TLDs was Submitted to ICANN]</ref>
 
<ref>[http://www.thedomains.com/2012/01/24/sedari-working-on-moscow-application/ Sedari Working On .Moscow Application]</ref>
 
<ref>[http://www.thedomains.com/2012/01/24/sedari-working-on-moscow-application/ Sedari Working On .Moscow Application]</ref>
  
 
==Background of the .moscow (.москва) Project==
 
==Background of the .moscow (.москва) Project==
In 2010, the [[Coordination Center for TLD RU]] (CC for TLD RU), the registry operator of [[.ru]] [[ccTLD]] and [[.РФ]] [[IDN ccTLD]]  initiated the [[.moscow]] ([[.москва]]) project. The CC for TLD RU proposed the project to the different government agencies in Moscow including the creation of a special community council to administer it. <ref>
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In 2010, the [[RU-CENTER]], a leading Russian [[Domain Name]] [[Registrar]], initiated the [[.moscow]] ([[.москва]]) project. The RU-CENTER proposed the project to different government agencies in Moscow, and suggested the creation of a special community council to administer it.<ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/49 RU-CENTER has announced the idea of TLDs .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА implementation]</ref>
[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/49 RU-CENTER has announced the idea of TLDs .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА implementation]</ref>
 
  
Following the CC for TLD RU's proposal, the Moskovskiy Komsomolets, one of the leading news paper in Russia launched a survey  about the project on its website to gather the opinion of the citizens in Moscow. The survey was implement from September 2 until October 1, 2010. <ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/50 A poll in the support of TLDs .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА started on the “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” website]</ref> Thousands of citizens responded and supported the project. The Moscow Department of Culture and Moscow Department of Support and Development of Small and Middle Entrepreneurship (DSDSME) also supported the project and expressed their willingness to participate in creating a Community Council that will handle the application for the TLDs with ICANN.<ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/46 Moscow governmental bodies support the idea of .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА implementation]</ref> FAITID was established and took over the responsibility to manage the .moscow/москва project. <ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/ About TLDs .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА]</ref>
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Following the RU-CENTER's proposal, the Moskovskiy Komsomolets, one of the leading newspapers in Russia, launched a survey  about the project on its website to poll public opinion. The survey ran from September 2 until October 1, 2010. <ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/50 A poll in the support of TLDs .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА started on the “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” website]</ref> Thousands of citizens responded and supported the project. The Moscow Department of Culture and Moscow Department of Support and Development of Small and Middle Entrepreneurship (DSDSME) also supported the project and expressed their willingness to participate in creating a Community Council to handle the application for the TLDs with ICANN.<ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/46 Moscow governmental bodies support the idea of .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА implementation]</ref> FAITID was established and took over the responsibility to manage the .moscow/москва project. <ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/ About TLDs .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА]</ref>
  
Since the inception of the .moscow (.москва) project, it was presented to the different international internet conferences and symposiums particularly during ICANN meetings. It was introduced during the 2010 [[RIPE NCC]] Moscow Regional Meeting.<ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/45 TLDs .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА were introduced during the RIPE NCC Moscow Regional Meeting 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/71 Moscow TLDs will be introduced on ICANN Meeting in San Francisco]</ref>
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Since the inception of the .moscow (.москва) project, it has been presented at different international Internet conferences and symposiums, and notably during ICANN meetings. It was introduced during the 2010 [[RIPE NCC]] Moscow Regional Meeting.<ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/45 TLDs .MOSCOW and .МОСКВА were introduced during the RIPE NCC Moscow Regional Meeting 2010]</ref><ref>[http://www.domainmoscow.org/node/71 Moscow TLDs will be introduced on ICANN Meeting in San Francisco]</ref>
  
 
==.volga TLD Project==
 
==.volga TLD Project==
The organization is also planning to apply for the .volga [[GeoTLD|geographical TLD]] during the second round of [[ICANN]]'s  [[New gTLD program|new gTLD expansion program]]. The .volga TLD will represent the lower and middle territories located in the great Russian river Volga and to help boost the businesses and internet technology developments in the area. <ref>[http://en.faitid.org/projects/volga .Volga TLD]</ref>
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The organization is also planning to apply for the .volga [[GeoTLD|geographical TLD]] during the second round of [[ICANN]]'s  [[New gTLD program|new gTLD expansion program]]. The .volga TLD will represent the lower and middle territories located in the great Russian river Volga and to help boost the businesses and internet technology developments in the area. <ref>[http://en.faitid.org/projects/volga .Volga TLD]</ref> There is no timeline for a second round of TLDs, but [[ICANN]] has assured stakeholders that it intends to hold one.
  
 
==The WebHiTech==
 
==The WebHiTech==
Apart from developing TLDs, the organization also support and promote the development of standards in web programming to improve the accessibility and usability of websites through its WebHiTech. Different activities such as workshops, forums and contests are implemented for web developers in the community to facilities continuous interaction and to find the most technologically advanced websites. <ref>[http://en.faitid.org/projects/webhitech Support for WebHiTech Projects]</ref>
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Apart from developing TLDs, the organization also supports and promotes the development of standards in web programming to improve the accessibility and usability of websites through its WebHiTech program. Different activities, including workshops, forums and contests are held for web developers in the community to facilitate continuous interaction and to find the most technologically advanced websites.<ref>[http://en.faitid.org/projects/webhitech Support for WebHiTech Projects]</ref>
  
 
==The Russian Cultural Linguistic Internet Domains (RUCLID) Project==
 
==The Russian Cultural Linguistic Internet Domains (RUCLID) Project==
The RUCLID Project is dedicated in implementing TLDs to represent the Russian cultural linguistics. <ref>[http://en.faitid.org/projects/ruclid Russian Cultural Linguistic Internet Domains]</ref>
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The RUCLID Project is dedicated to implementing TLDs and web spaces that represent promote Russian culture and languages.<ref>[http://en.faitid.org/projects/ruclid Russian Cultural Linguistic Internet Domains]</ref>
 
 
==Members of the FAITID Board==
 
* Dmitry Vladimirovich Burkov, Chairman
 
* Alexander Valerievich Panov, President
 
* Vasily Vadimovich Dolmatov, Board Member
 
* Pavel Bronislavovich Khramtsov, Board Member
 
 
 
'''Member of the Board of Trustees'''
 
* Artem Ermolaev, Head of Moscow Information Technologies Department
 
* Andrey Kondakov, Co-founder of Zenon N.S.P
 
* Sergey Sharikov, Head of Automated Projection System and Automated Management System in Aviation Design Office
 
* Alexey Skvortsov, Member of Board of Trustees in Friendly Runet Foundation
 
* Mikhail Yakushev, Co-founder and a member of the Council of Information Society Development Institute.
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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FAITID.JPG
Type: Non Profit Organization
Industry: Internet
Founded: 2011
Headquarters: 2 Marshala Zhukova Prospekt, 123308 Moscow
Country: Russia
Email: info[at]faitid.org
Website: en.faitid.org
Facebook: FAITID
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png@FAITID
Key People
Dmitry Burkov, Chairman
Nikolay Molibog, President

The Foundation for Assistance for Internet Technologies and Infrastructure Development (FAITID) is non-profit organization responsible for implementing initiatives aimed to increase Internet use in Russian communities and around the world. The organization was established in 2011. Dmitry Burkov serves as Chairman of the FAITID Board. [1]

New gTLD Applications

FAITID submitted its application for the .moscow and .москва (Russian translation for Moscow) geographical TLDs on April 12, 2012. The organization submitted its applications for the TLDs in Latin and Cyrillic scripts. The applications were prepared through the collaboration with Sedari, a TLD consulting, management and technology firm, and the Internet Systems Consortium, which provided technical assistance. According to FAITID, the standard price for domain names registered under the .moscow and .москва strings will be around 600 Roubles (20$).[2] [3]

Background of the .moscow (.москва) Project

In 2010, the RU-CENTER, a leading Russian Domain Name Registrar, initiated the .moscow (.москва) project. The RU-CENTER proposed the project to different government agencies in Moscow, and suggested the creation of a special community council to administer it.[4]

Following the RU-CENTER's proposal, the Moskovskiy Komsomolets, one of the leading newspapers in Russia, launched a survey about the project on its website to poll public opinion. The survey ran from September 2 until October 1, 2010. [5] Thousands of citizens responded and supported the project. The Moscow Department of Culture and Moscow Department of Support and Development of Small and Middle Entrepreneurship (DSDSME) also supported the project and expressed their willingness to participate in creating a Community Council to handle the application for the TLDs with ICANN.[6] FAITID was established and took over the responsibility to manage the .moscow/москва project. [7]

Since the inception of the .moscow (.москва) project, it has been presented at different international Internet conferences and symposiums, and notably during ICANN meetings. It was introduced during the 2010 RIPE NCC Moscow Regional Meeting.[8][9]

.volga TLD Project

The organization is also planning to apply for the .volga geographical TLD during the second round of ICANN's new gTLD expansion program. The .volga TLD will represent the lower and middle territories located in the great Russian river Volga and to help boost the businesses and internet technology developments in the area. [10] There is no timeline for a second round of TLDs, but ICANN has assured stakeholders that it intends to hold one.

The WebHiTech

Apart from developing TLDs, the organization also supports and promotes the development of standards in web programming to improve the accessibility and usability of websites through its WebHiTech program. Different activities, including workshops, forums and contests are held for web developers in the community to facilitate continuous interaction and to find the most technologically advanced websites.[11]

The Russian Cultural Linguistic Internet Domains (RUCLID) Project

The RUCLID Project is dedicated to implementing TLDs and web spaces that represent promote Russian culture and languages.[12]

References