[NA-Discuss] Policy Failure Enables Mass Malware: Part II (ICANN and OnlineNIC)
ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net
Wed Sep 29 19:34:36 UTC 2010
It is a missed opportunity, as we have consensus policy on
intellectual property, and on the interests of users.
Additionally, as "security and stability" is so carelessly applied to
almost anything, that careless and overly broad application should
also include domain name resolution and consequent transactions that
are systematically and manifestly contrary to the user expectation.
If such a claim as "harmful confusion" can be made for IDN character
variant based exploits, it can be made for misleading domain names
with misleading transactional consequences.
It makes some sense if ICANN is never, ever going to ask the USG for
funding, that is, if ICANN is _indifferent_ to public funding of the
Internet and related infrastructure.
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