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Re: [tor-talk] ICANN and .onion

Anders Andersson:
> A few years ago, ICANN started to accept suggestions for new top-level
> domain names. A friend recently posted a .onion link to me, and it made me
> realize that there might be a big problem if a company or organization
> other than Tor actually registered .onion and made it work in any browser.
> 1) Has there been any discussions regarding the severity of the problem if
> it should eventually happen? If so, are the discussions or the result of
> them available online for reading?
> 2) Has Tor applied to ICANN about the .onion domain, or discussed the pro
> and con of doing this?
> I have been out of the Tor loop for a couple of years, so I'm sorry if this
> topic has come up in previous discussions - regardless, I could not find an
> answer.
> // Anders
Christian Grothoff and others (from GNUnet) wrote about this already
last November:

I don't know the current status though...

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