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I have bought this domain bilvärdering.nu

http://xn--bilvrdering-o8a.nu/

in firefox adressbar it show up like http://xn--bilvrdering-o8a.nu/ but in chrome and IE it show up with the correct characters

http://bilvärdering.nu/

How can I make firefox show correct characters in its adressbar?

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It's a security feature: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Network.IDN_show_punycode

The reason is, that there exist unicode characters that look exactly like latin characters, but would point to a totally different domain if used in an URL, allowing for phishing attacks.

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