Unregistered code points and new prefixes (was: Re: sharps(Eszett))

Kenneth Whistler kenw at sybase.com
Mon Mar 10 22:12:28 CET 2008

> I am not aware of even one TLD with policies which would prevent the
> registration of G00GLE or GOGLE if GOOGLE exists. Counter-examples
> welcome.

Or for that matter: googol.com (which exists. www.googol.com
redirects to www.biggestnumber.com, a site for math tutoring).
Or gogol.com (which also exists, and has a parasitic ad phishing
site). Google itself managed to acquire "gogle.com"
apparently. www.goggle.com is another phishing site.


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