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I have just registered (still awaiting confirmation but...) for two equivalent domains names: one traditional Chinese, and one simplified Chinese.

I just tested OW. it faithfully translated the chinese into punycode but... here's the confusion. shouldn't the address field continue to display the unicode as entered rather than as punycode?

www.河國榮.hk looks very different to

it may cause confusion for some users, and may even have users wondering if their browser is infected, or if the domain name is a (what's that name when one fraud site is made to look like another authentic site?).


(OW build 607.5)

Last edited by Gregory; 2006-12-13 at 04:48 PM..
It is known as a "phishing" site.

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