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Harvard University paid as much as $299 to register the last time the World Wide Web’s global overseer added a domain name to familiar ones including .com and .net. Rather than seeking a new opportunity, it signed up to keep harvard.xxx from being used as a porn site.
Second Order for targeted premium domains due to the growing popularity of .XXX
As Mobile Device Access to Adult Entertainment Soars, ICM Registry and SexGoesMobile Announce $160,000 Internet Domain Sale.
SexGoesMobile has acquired the domain name Mobile.xxx to provide live cams, video and dating in 10 languages. The site will be dedicated to providing the first all-encompassing .XXX destination for mobile devices, according to .XXX operator ICM Registry, which disclosed the deal Monday.
Launched about a year ago, to plenty of questions and criticism, the .xxx domain, operated by ICM Registry, has evolved into a totally unusual offering in the domain name space, with a handful of unique characteristics and what is looking more and more like a model to be emulated by the new generic TLDs that will be arriving in the next year or two.
Google took the porn away — and the web’s dirty side loves it.