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Discussion on: Homographs, Attack!

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William Hilton

Implement our own display algorithms. This is what we ended up doing at Kickstarter. We used Google's open-source algorithm and show a warning if it's possible that the url shown on the page is a homograph for another url.

If you published this as an npm package (e.g. sanitizeHomograph(url)) then all of us could use it to sanitize URLs we display on profile pages.

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Logan McDonald Author

Kickstarter is about to publish the ruby code as a gem! Would be down to do in js as well 😊

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