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ICANN approves New .XXX Domain for Porn Sites

Sunday, March 20, 2011 0:14 No Comments

At a board meeting in Silicon Valley on Friday, ICANN approved a new top-level domain for porn sites. URLs ending in .xxx will contain sexually oriented adult entertainment content that is verified to be neither fraudulent nor illegal. Advocates have been attempting to get this approval since 2003, but the movement for the .xxx TLD has bred controversy, as do most conversations around the porn industry. The new domain names will be registered through the ICM Registry. Already, nearly 230,000 URLs have been reserved. ICM expects the URLs to sell wholesale for around $60 each. Porn site owners won’t have to relinquish their .com or other URLs, and .xxx domains won’t be mand

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