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Tweet from David_Risney

Feb 4, 10:16
My notes and experience with LetEncrypt on my NearlyFreeSpeech hosted blog: …. TLDR:difficulty 4/10

Tweet from David_Risney

2015 Jul 30, 10:37
The story behind several CC TLDs. . Who actually runs .io?

TLDRLegal - Software Licenses Summarized in Plain English

2012 Jul 3, 6:39

Lookup any software license shortly summarized in plain English.

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draft-liman-tld-names-06 - Top Level Domain Name Specification

2011 Dec 4, 3:00

“The syntax for allowed Top-Level Domain (TLD) labels in the Domain Name System (DNS) is not clearly applicable to the encoding of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) as TLDs. This document provides a concise specification of TLD label syntax based on existing syntax documentation, extended minimally to accommodate IDNs.” Still irritated about arbitrary TLDs.

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IDN TLD Update

2010 May 6, 5:48New IDN TLDs are up. Try out http://xn----rmckbbajlc6dj7bxne2c.xn--wgbh1c/ (aka http://وزارة-الأتصالات.مصر/) in your favorite IDN implementing browser.PermalinkCommentsidn tld dns icann technical web language

The WHATWG Blog - Blog Archive - This Week in HTML 5 - Episode 20

2009 Feb 3, 11:15"r2719 specifies that browsers should not allow scripts to set document.domain to anything on the Public Suffix List, such as "com" or "". Essential background reading on why this is dangerous: Untraceable XSS Attacks. Most browsers already block this attack, e.g. Firefox since 3.0. [Background: Re: Setting document.domain]"PermalinkCommentshtml5 tld publicsuffix dns security html internet web reference w3c

New Domain Names Put Name Brands in a Bind -

2008 Nov 5, 9:43Proposed new arbitrary TLDs are super expensive. As it turns out large companies have to buy their name on every new TLD to avoid potential fraud.PermalinkCommentsdns tld domain economics security iana ietf

Re: [DNSOP] Public Suffix List

2008 Sep 10, 1:32Discussion on IETF DNS mailing list about Mozilla's Public Suffix list and what they should do ultimately. "I'm inclined to suggest: Gather and hard-code your list into Firefox, and also provide a mechanism by which domain authorities can publish information which overrides your list for their domain."PermalinkCommentsidn domain firefox publicsuffix ietf mozilla tld

GNSO Final Report Part A - August 2007

2008 Jul 22, 10:58"ICANN Generic Names Supporting Organisation - Final Report: Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains"PermalinkCommentsicann tld dns reference

.confusion: ICANN opens up Pandora's Box of new TLDs

2008 Jun 26, 5:11I see a flood of bugs I have to fix in the distance..."If approved, registering the TLD will cost anywhere from $100,000 to $500,000, ICANN says, and the business or organization must prove that they are either capable of managing the TLD or can reach a dPermalinkCommentsicann tld arstechnica crazy browser

IDNwiki - IDNwiki

2007 Oct 17, 4:48ICANN's wiki on their new IDN TLDs.PermalinkCommentsidn wiki icann dns domain i18n internet tld

ICANN | On Its Way: One of the Biggest Changes to the Internet

2007 Oct 11, 12:11ICANN plans to support non-US-ASCII top level domain names. I wonder how broken web browser's security measures are about to become.PermalinkCommentsidn dns domain internet uri icann news tld

Welcome to .museum

2007 Jun 21, 4:12Info on obtaining a .museum domain name.PermalinkCommentsinternet reference museum tld domain

Gecko:Effective TLD Service - MozillaWiki

2007 May 22, 7:53Thoughts on determining the effective TLD of a hostname from Mozillaland.PermalinkCommentsmozilla security tld domain uri url api browser firefox dns

Analysis of Domain Names - Dennis Forbes - Pragmatic Software Development

2006 Apr 3, 3:02PermalinkCommentsblog dns domain internet language tld statistics

Business Networks Inc. (

2006 Mar 22, 1:27Example of a valid domain name with a two two letter domain name labels. "ca" is the country TLD label and is also the domain in this case.PermalinkCommentsdns dns-example domain internet language - een betaalbare website voor tandartsen (

2006 Mar 22, 1:25Example of a valid domain name with a well known TLD ("org") followed by a two letter country TLD ("be"). The domain in this case should be "be".PermalinkCommentsdns dns-example language internet domain

IANA | Root-Zone Whois Index by TLD Code

2006 Mar 22, 1:11PermalinkCommentsdns internet reference domain tld whois search

IDN-enabled TLDs

2005 Oct 11, 12:07Mozilla's IDN WhitelistPermalinkCommentsinternet security idna firefox unicode uri
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