From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Feb 11 2005 - 16:56:03 CST
D. Starner <shalesller at writeme dot com> wrote:
>> But it can work "both ways". Someone could spoof a brand-new Cherokee
>> banking site, ᏣᎳᎩ.com, with GWУ.com. Perhaps "Domain name is not in
>> the script used by your computer operating system."
> And how many Cherokee are actually using an OS translated into
> Cherokee? I doubt there is such a thing, and have seen no efforts on
> Linux i18n lists to start it.
Curtis's point may have been that non-Latin letters can be spoofed with
Latin letters, not merely the other way around as we usually think of
For a more realistic example, imagine a hypothetical Russian site,
русский.com. Now imagine any or all of the first four letters replaced
with Latin p or y or c.
My question is, suppose I *want* to visit русский.com? Perhaps my
browser should alert me, but it must not prevent me from visiting the
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