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Windows 7: Coming soon to the Internet: The .whatever address

21 Jun 2011   #11

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

How's about .bollocks?
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21 Jun 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)

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21 Jun 2011   #13

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noobvious View Post
How's about .bollocks?
Just so long as you don't call your site thedogs
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21 Jun 2011   #14

Vista Ult64, Win7600

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21 Jun 2011   #15

windows 7 ultimate

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Clever Bugger!!
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21 Jun 2011   #16

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

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21 Jun 2011   #17
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
I can foresee problems with this. We will have to be dilligent when entering the suffixes, particularly for sites that currently end in .com, .org, .net, etc. It won't be too long before unscrupulous people take this to their advantage and use a legitimate name, together with a suffix that is only subtly different (.corn, .orrg, .nett) that at a quick glance looks, to all intent and purposes, as the genuine one, but which will, inevitably, take the user to a rogue site if followed.
Yeah, I see that as a problem too, being that the way it sits nowadays, if you mistype one letter trying to go to a legitimate company's website, you end up somewhere that's usually laced with viruses/malware.

Another chink in the armour...
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