Browser IDN display policy: opinions sought

Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond ocl at
Mon Dec 12 23:23:34 CET 2011

Hello John,

On 12/12/2011 18:54, John C Klensin wrote :
> I absolutely agree.  I also believe that being sure that domain
> names are not confusing or otherwise intended for hostile
> purposes is the job of ICANN (for TLD names, SLD policy, and
> enforcement of both) and registries and, if necessary,
> governments.

...bearing in mind that ICANN would have to look only at the string of
the domain name itself, and does not have any business looking at the
content of a Web site.
Hence, the complication re: objections on new gTLDs etc.
Kind regards,


Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond, PhD

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