EnCirca announces $39 Price For Matching .XXX, .Porn & .Adult Domains

The domain registrar EnCirca just published a press release with a very catchy title; "Here Comes More X-Rated Domains" EnCirca announced during the month of April, they are offering a $39 package covering one name in all three adult-related extensions: .XXX, .Porn and .Adult. This works out to be $13 per domain name in each extension. Considering they are currently selling stand alone … [Read more...]

Taylor Swift Registers TaylorSwift.porn But May Have Missed TaylorSwiftPorn.com

There are at least 50 stories in non-domain publications about Taylor Swift registering two new gTLD domain names TaylorSwift.Porn and TaylorSwift.adult yesterday in the Sunrise period. However another domain name was registered yesterday which didn't make any headlines, TaylorSwiftPorn.com. The domain name was registered yesterday under privacy at Godaddy.com The domain name … [Read more...]

.Porn & .Adult new gTLD Sunrise Period Opened Today: Live Registrations Set For June 4th

ICM Registry, the registry operator for the .XXX top-level domain (TLD) announces today .PORN and .ADULT are now available for the next thirty days to trademark holders who are registered in the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH). Domain Names are available on a first come, first serve basis to those with validated marks in the TMCH. During this period the cost of registrations will be standard … [Read more...]

The First Director of .IFFOR, Set Up By .XXX Registry; Clyde Beattie Resigns & The Money Went?

Clyde Beattie, who was one of the founders of the non-profit company set up by ICM the operator of the .XXX extension, IFFOR, (The International Foundation for Online Responsibility) which was set up as "a not-for-profit organization dedicated to developing policies for Top Level Domains that maximize benefit to global Internet users, domain holders and domain registry operators."   has left the … [Read more...]

Stuart Lawley Clarifies .XXX Registrant Rights in the Upcoming Adult New gTLDs

Stuart Lawley from ICM Registry (.XXX) left a comment about .XXX registrant rights in the new adult gtlds, this is worthy of being its own post. I know many have been confused with what they get as a .XXX registrant when the new .porn, .adult and .sex new gtlds are available. Stuart explains . Our original grandfathering plan was to release the new extensions with priority registration for … [Read more...]

.XXX Registry Announces .Porn & .Adult Domain Matching Program Starts On April 15th

ICM registry which operates the .XXX registry, announced today that the Sunrise period for .PORN and .ADULT will be made available for a thirty day (30) period to trademark holders who are registered in the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), as required under ICANN’s Rights Protection Mechanism starting March 1, 2015 After Sunrise has closed, the next phase of the .PORN and .ADULT launch will be a … [Read more...]

Google Basically Shutting Down Adwords On Adult Starting Later This Month

Xbiz.com is reporting that Google has sent out letters to adult content marketers warning that they are greatly limiting their ability to advertise on Google AdWords. Starting later this month they are basically shutting down Adwords advertising for adult sites. “Beginning in the coming weeks, we’ll no longer accept ads that promote graphic depictions of sexual acts including, but not limited to, … [Read more...]