.xxx domains get ICANN approval

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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given its final approval to create an Internet top-level domain specifically dedicated to pornography. According to the BBC, the decision ends 10 years of wrangling and...

ICANN shoots down .xxx yet again

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It looks as if the board of ICANN has quickly brought the revival of the .xxx domain idea to a standstill: in a meeting in Lisbon, the board voted down ICM Registry's proposal, 9 to...

US Government Sued Over .xxx Domain Rejection

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The recent rejection of a dedicated .xxx domain for porn sites has prompted the company behind the plan, ICM Registry, to launch a legal attack against the US Department of Commerce. ICM claims that the...

ICANN Chokes off .xxx Porn Registry

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Plans for an area of the internet dedicated to pornography were killed last night in a vote by overseeing organization ICANN. In a split 9-5 board decision, the organization acted ruthlessly, against its own previous...

.xxx given green light

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ICann has given the go-ahead to plans for what has been described as a "virtual red-light district", with the creation of a .xxx TLD. Negotiations are to begin with ICM Registry Inc, which will run...

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