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...]

.XXX Gets Over 25,000 Domain Years Registered In May Promotion

ICM registry informed us that the final numbers are in for the May discounted .XXX promotion and saw over 25,000 domain years added to the registry. 13,400 new .XXX domain names were registered and the average registration was just under 2 years making the total number of domains years added to .XXX over 25,000. As we pointed out a few days ago, the retail price of a .XXX registration … [Read more...]

.XXX Sells Over 12,000 Domain Names During May Promotion

xBiz.com is reporting the ICM registry the company that operates the .XXX extension has sold over 12,000 domain names during its May promotion where domain registrations went for a low as $8.99. The promotion will end Friday at 4 p.m. PDT (midnight UTC time) at which time the price of a .XXX registration goes back to $62 wholesale. ICM Registry CEO Stuart Lawley told XBIZ that most of those … [Read more...]

.XXX 1st Year Renewal Rate Tops 80%

According to figures released by ICANN tonight it looks like the .XXX registry had a renewal rate for its first year of over 80% The ICANN transaction report for January for the .XXX extension show the registry having 113,773 domain names registered by the end of January 2013. In the December report ICM Registry operator of the .XXX TLD filed with ICANN they reported 140,121 domain names … [Read more...]

ICM: Over 1,000 .XXX Domains Registered In 1st 24 Hours

The ICM registry says they have sold  over 1,000 new .XXX registrations in first 24 hrs since they announced yesterday the temporary price decrease. Of the domain registered in the last 24 hours the average domain years was 2.3. The best news for the .XXX string is that "well over 90% of the domain names registered in the last 24 hours were clearly "adult themed names" rather than non-adult … [Read more...]