Tube.xxx and Tubes.xxx Sold for $750,000

ICM Registry the operator of the .XXX Top Level Domain announced today that they have sold the domain names Tube.xxx and Tubes.xxx for $750,000 cash. The buyer of the domains, is the same company which has bought many of ICM's highest .XXX domain sales; Really Useful, whose chairman JT is was a founding member of YouPorn.com. Some of the other premium .XXX domains acquired by Really Useful … [Read more...]

Where You Can Find Soon To Be Dropped Or Recently Dropped .XXX Domains

I had a reader ask me where they can find recently dropped .XXX domain names. While drop list of .com, .net, .org .tv and .me are easy enough to find .XXX seems harder. I checked Snapnames.com and although they have a .XXX option there are no dropping domain names listed, probably because they don't try to catch dropping .XXX domains. NameJet.com doesn't have a .XXX TLD option to search … [Read more...]

Stat Porn

Domainers like stats and here are some of an adult nature but also may help with domains, ppc campaigns and running your adult website. PornHub.com took a look back at 2013 and while we are not going to get into the more risque stats, there were some that dealt with the numbers behind porn, the shift from the desktop to mobile and the most and least popular days. The numbers are pretty big … [Read more...]

Porn.XXX Ranks On 1st Page Of Google for Porn; Good News For New gTLD’s

Well its taken a while but the bang on domain name Porn.xxx is has made it to the first page of Google for the search term "porn". As you might imagine, porn its one of the toughest terms to rank on the first page on, with millions of adult sites all trying to get in that position. Interestingly with all the talk about how Google has lessened the importance of Exact Match Domains, 4 of the … [Read more...]

Teen.XXX Sells For $400K; 3 More Domains For $200K & Really Useful Says .XXX Performing Better Than .Com’s

According to a press release we just received from ICM Registry the operator of the .XXX registry, Really Useful Limited, which is one of the world’s leading adult producers, has invested over $600,000 in new .XXX domains buying Teen.XXX for $400,000 and acquired Mature.xxx, Bdsm.xxx and PublicSex.xxx for an additional $200,000 With these purchases JT has invested over $800,000 in .XXX Premium … [Read more...]

xBiz: Morality in Media Asks The Feds To Probe ICM Registry Over .XXX .Porn

According to xBiz.com, Morality in Media has  called on federal authorities to probe ICM Registry after the operator of the .XXX TLD received initial approval for the .porn gTLD. "The anti-porn group, led by Patrick Trueman, the former chief of the Justice Department's Child Exploitation and Obscenity unit, said that the establishment of a .porn domain will increase the spread of online … [Read more...]

IFFOR Publishes Two Years Of Tax Returns Showing 85% Of .XXX Domains Don’t Resolve

The International Foundation for Online Responsibility (IFFOR) a not-for-profit organization which was set up as part of ICM application to operate the .XXX registry has now published on its site, its tax returns for 2011 and 2012. In 2012 IFFOR had income of $267,740. "This income is derived entirely from the $10 per resolving domain commitment that ICM Registry has made to fund … [Read more...]