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Taproot Security Comments on .Com Cognate Domain Risks

Asks ICANN to Increase Oversight of .Cam and Other Typo Domains


Saint Paul, MN, May 31, 2017 – Taproot Security submitted a formal comment letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) expressing concern about top-level domains such as CAM that are potential "typo traps" for users intending to visit sites in COM.  Full text of the comment is publicly available here .


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To learn more about this announcement, please contact

Michael McCormick

Founder & President

Taproot Security, LLC


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