Icann to allow domain names to include any word in any language

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Ambrose Li  Identity Verified
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Good grief Jun 21, 2011

This is sheer madness.

 

Attila Piróth  Identity Verified
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Lovely understatements Jun 21, 2011

"to unleash the global human imagination"
"to better serve all of mankind"

And there was much rejoicing.


 

FarkasAndras  Identity Verified
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To unleash Jun 22, 2011

Attila Piróth wrote:

"to unleash the global human imagination"
"to better serve all of mankind"

And there was much rejoicing.


A better wording would have been:
"to unleash the global UTF-8 URL-spoofing game for malicious websites"
"to better serve all imaginative crooks"

This applies more to actual URLs than top-level domains, but still. We didn't need non-ASCII characters in URLs in any form (written as the speaker of a language with partly non-ASCII character set).

[Edited at 2011-06-22 10:15 GMT]


 


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