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Re: IDNA and security

On Tue, 08 Feb 2005, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 10:29:43PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >IMHO, the whole underlying idea that you can use a name to tell if a
> >site is trustworthy is flawed.  The net just doesn't work this way.
> Yes it does. Ecommerce security is founded on the idea that if the
> little padlock is lit up you're secure. That little padlock is based on
> the name.

Your point being?  We all know how well that little padlock works...

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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