Standardizing on IDNA 2003 in the URL Standard

Gervase Markham gerv at
Wed Aug 21 18:54:12 CEST 2013

On 21/08/13 17:14, Shawn Steele wrote:
>> But I believe that it is. If there is a phishing problem in any
>> particular TLD due to this change, then I place the blame for that
>> squarely on the registry concerned.
> Historically users blamed the browsers, not the registrars for things
> like the paypal-with-cyrillic-a homograph.

Historically, this is true. If it happens again, we plan to put up a
significantly more robust defence, based on a decade of experience since
then of what the problem is and who should be solving it.


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