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Old 12-11-2011, 06:59 AM
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XXX Domains: An Obvious Failure

I gotta agree with the blog author. Take a look at this blog post before you post a response.

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Is it just me or is the ICANN plan to corral online porn going terribly wrong? We already have reports that universities are snapping up XXX domains in an effort to get ahead of porn pranksters who want to besmirch a few good online names with smut.

I guess this turn of events was obvious to anyone with half a brain.

Legitimate porn sites have little interest in the triple X domains, which went on sale earlier this week, for their businesses because they see them as potential censorship and, more importantly, they thrive on people accidentally stumbling on their URLs. In the early days of the web this....
Continued at: http://mashable.com/2011/12/10/xxx-d...vious-failure/

Do you agree that the .XXX domain is a failure? Is there a chance to fix this?

Like mentioned in the blog post, people/business are purchasing these domains to protect there brand and not actually for an adult site on that domain. ICANN clearly did not think things through.

No adult website owner would be jumping up and down cheering that they can register a .XXX domain when in fact, they can do what ever they want using a .com .biz....etc extension.

Share your opinion on this blog post.
 

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