Top Level Domains for Companies

Yesterday, Canon announced they were acquiring the generic top level domain .canon. I predict as this practice becomes more commonplace, it is going to result in a web-browser security nightmare. There are already plenty of people who don’t understand how to read a web address to comprehend if they are actually at the site they think they are. This is going to open up a whole new world to shady folks who use confusion and social engineering to pull off all sorts of bad things.

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