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Re: Non-English Domain Names Likely Delayed
On 18-jul-2005, at 23:43, Crist Clark wrote:
Isn't someone more eloquent than I going to point out that that spendingIf you make a bunch of assumptions (SSL certificate chain is ok, binary is trustworthy, etc) you can be sure that when it says https:// www.blah.com/ in your browser, you're actually communicating with the entity holding the name www.blah.com in a secure way. So when something that looks exactly like www.blah.com is in fact different from www.blah.com, that's a pretty big deal because it breaks the whole system. So how would fixing this make things worse? And what else should we be doing instead?