Archive for February 2005

ICANN Statement Regarding IDN Homograph Concerns

ICANN is aware of the recent publicity regarding the vulnerability of certain web browsers to URI and domain name spoofing that relies on the use of Internationalised Domain Name (IDN) resolution. ICANN encourages the global Internet community to participate in this public comment forum as part of an effort to improve public protection from abusive use of domain names while responsibly opening up opportunities for non-Latin language characters to be used in registered domain names.