I'm using the firefox browser under a proxy. Today I entered an url (the google project www.movikantirevo.com), it translated to the url www.movikantirevo.xn--com-6na. It never happened before, and after a little time it returned back to normal. Why?
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This is an Internationalized Domain Name (IDN), which allows non-ASCII characters to be used in domain names via Punycode encoding. IDN fragments begin with an ASCII Compatible Encoding prefix
The value you specified translates to
As to why this happened - I have no idea. The domain doesn't resolve for me. Perhaps it was a redirection glitch on their end.