Re: IDN spoofing

From: Tom Emerson (
Date: Thu Feb 24 2005 - 12:25:26 CST

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    Erik van der Poel writes:
    > Can you say "lawsuit"? Seriously, we can't stop the phishers dead in
    > their tracks, but some will be prosecuted, and the browsers can only
    > take steps to mitigate (e.g. by using a larger font for Han, as has
    > already been mentioned in the UTR).

    Of course. My point is only that ideographs are also susceptable to
    the phishers just as ASCII homographs are.

    > Um, the Japanese registry only allows the basic set JIS X 0208:

    OK, but what if they decide to update to JIS X 0213? And what about
    Taiwan? Big Five and CNS-11642 are both big. Hong Kong? HKSCS is big
    with lots of little variants. Or China? GB18030 encompasses all of

    Tom Emerson                                          Basis Technology Corp.
    Software Architect                       
      "Beware the lollipop of mediocrity: lick it once and you suck forever"

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