[At-Large] IDN Variants in the market place
Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro
salanieta.tamanikaiwaimaro at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 22:34:16 UTC 2018
I support this Siva and would call on the ALAC chair and ALAC to direct the
At Large Working Group on IDNs to put a paper together for the community to
input into to capture, Siva's concerns and those views averse to the notion
so we can have a broad macro view of the same.
Particularly, the major RALOs that would be affected are EURALO and APRALO
and notwithstanding other RALOs at all.
On Thu, 19 Jul 2018, 10:19 pm Sivasubramanian M, <6.Internet at gmail.com>
> Please take a look at the attached screenshot of a domainer's offer to
> sell single character IDNs, for instance an IDN variant (lookalike) of the
> ASCII character X, which sets a harmful trend. This is an issue if
> I understand that the Registries (are required to?) maintain a list of
> harmful names for their TLDs, but there is no common minimal list of
> harmful names. One possible way to achieve this is for the Registries, at
> least in the ASCII space, to volunteer to feed their respective list of
> harmful names into a common Registry Stakeholder database, and then draw up
> a common minimum list of harmful domain names that any Registry could avoid
> If At-Large could shape this as a workable suggestion, it could formally
> go to the Registry Stakeholders.
> Sivasubramanian M
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