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Re: IDN domains with no dots (extensions)

Originally Posted by Rubber Duck

Well, I cannot see that ISPs have any control over where my searches end up. Yes, ISPs are in a position to pull a few tricks but at the end of the day, if my ISP was preventing me from getting normal service for their own gain, they would get dumped pretty quickly.
But I figure Microsoft will direct all such extensionless traffic in I.E. 7.0 to MSN Search just as 6.0 current does. It's one of the key drivers propping up their search engine currently. That should probably supercede any attempts by other parties to similarly hijack the traffic.
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