ICANN approves .XXX red-light district for the Internet

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Sat Mar 26 15:55:32 CDT 2011


On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Stefan Fouant
<sfouant at shortestpathfirst.net> wrote:
> 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?

If the creation of .xxx is a preliminary step in making the fact of
your web site only being accessible by a name ending in .xxx an
affirmative defense against a charge of allowing minors to access your
site then

a) it's not pointless, and
b) sanity is prevailing.

IF. But then, it has to start somewhere.

Regards,
Bill Herrin



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