XXX DOMAINS

  • Porn domain on Internet touches alarm buttons March 6, 2012

    Geneva: Within three months of the launch of the Internet "pornography" domain ".xxx," 10 cases have been launched against Web pirates registering sites on it using the names of reputable companies and people, insiders said on Monday. Sources at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reported that among complainants to its...
  • Mystery buyer acquires vatican.xxx Web address December 22, 2011

    Vatican City: The Vatican said on Wednesday an unknown buyer had snapped up the internet address vatican.xxx, a domain combining its name with an extension reserved for pornographic content. "This domain is not available because it has been acquired by someone else, but not the Vatican," Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi...
  • Internet bosses set to approve .xxx for porn sites June 25, 2010

    Brussels: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which oversees the Internet on behalf of the US government, has in the past resisted creating a .xxx generic domain name system akin to those for .com and .net. It has in recent years repeatedly rejected a request by US company...