ICANN approves .XXX red-light district for the Internet

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Mon Mar 21 12:27:00 CDT 2011


On 3/21/11 10:19 AM, Stefan Fouant wrote:
> Surprised this was actually approved, but more so that this story seems to
> have gone unnoticed on the list...  I would have expected a lot more chatter
> here -
> 
> http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/03/icann-approves-xxx-red-light
> -district-for-the-internet.ars
> 
> So the days of pointless TLDs are amongst us as we've now given would-be
> registrars the right to print money and companies are forced to purchase
> useless domain names in order to protect their trademarks, prevent
> squatting, etc.  When will sanity prevail?

.biz/.info was 2001

> Stefan Fouant
> 
> 
> 





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