.xxx porn domain opens for business

· · Hot! with 26 comments

Over a decade after it was first proposed, the Internet's 'red light district' has finally opened its doors, with companies and individuals invited to bid on the first .xxx domain names from today.

.xxx domains get ICANN approval

· · Hot! with 36 comments

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

· · Hot! with 50 comments

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

· · Hot! with 0 comments

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

· · Hot! with 2 comments

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

· · Hot! with 0 comments

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...

View more...