ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Sun Jun 29 15:36:47 CDT 2008


On Sun, 29 Jun 2008, Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET wrote:
>>> This requires serious elaboration. How could you use a domain in
>>> ".exe" to actually attack someone? (No handwaving, please, actual
>>> study.)
>>>
>>
>> I think it would be the other way around - I would assume that that
>> was a near worthless TLD, as it
>> would come with a built in DOS : If I had (say) program.exe as a
>> domain name,
>> what Windows user would ever type it in ?
>>
> 	I think this would be one of the TLDs that they'd refuse.
> Then again, there are DOS commands that do end in .com (CHOICE,
> COMMAND, CMD, DISKCOMP, HELP,etc). More can be seen at :
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/72188

What about .stupid?

 	Gadi.

>
>
> 		Tuc/TBOH
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