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  • EU IDN not banned after all

    … The European Union request for the Greek-script ccTLD .ευ has not been thrown out, according to ICANN. Last week DI reported that .ευ was the only one of three IDN ccTLD requests — the other two being Bulgaria’s .бг and Greece’s .ελ — to fail a test for confusing similarity on appeal. .ευ was found to be confusingly similar to .EY and .EU…

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  • Bulgaria and Greece win IDN ccTLDs on appeal

    … by the European Union over the Greek .ευ was rejected on the grounds that the string is too confusingly similar to .EV and .EY when in upper case. Confusing strings should not be delegated, under ICANN rules, due to the risk of exacerbating the prevalence of security risks such as phishing attacks. Bulgaria’s initial request for .бг was turned…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
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