ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs

Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET ml at t-b-o-h.net
Sun Jun 29 12:13:27 CDT 2008


> > 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


		Tuc/TBOH




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