Dear RIPE: Please don't encourage phishing

Christian de Larrinaga cdel at firsthand.net
Sun Feb 12 11:23:49 CST 2012


The DNS "industry" is putting us a long way from when RFC 2826 was written. 

Christian
 
On 12 Feb 2012, at 01:31, John Levine wrote:

>> Nice.  Basically, unless the TLD registrar has a public policy that basically says
>> "We don't allow names with cyrillic C to collide with MICROSOFT", their hostnames
>> all get displayed as xn--gobbledygook.
> 
> More or less.  ICANN has been wrestling with the lookalike character
> issue in domain names for about a decade.  I think it's fair to say
> that everyone agrees that all solutions are less than totally
> satisfactory.
> 
> R's,
> John
> 




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