.xxx registry giving advertising credit to each registrant. ICM Registry announced this morning that it is offering a $75 advertising credit to existing .xxx domain owners and anyone who registers a domain by January 31.
Some interesting domain offerings and auctions are on tap over the next 30 days. I’ve received a number of recent announcements regarding domains sales and auctions, and some of them are rather interesting.
ICM Registry files counterclaims against online adult entertainment giant. Is it possible to have a monopoly on online porn?
Earlier today IANA added the .XXX Top Level Domain to the root nameservers. While the registry operator Afilias is still in their setup process for ICM registry, the zone is currently propagating. While a number of registrars have already been taking pre-registrations, the actual timeline for the launch has not yet been published. The Sunrise [...]
While everyone involved in ICANN topics is gearing up to fly to Brussels for the 38th ICANN meeting , the travelers are joined by the Free Speech Coalition ’s (FSC, trade organization of the adult industry) Executive Director Diane Duke and FSC Board Vice President Tom Hyme. The two are attending the ICANN meeting to lobby against a potential approval of the .XXX sTLD by ICANN’s board. “I am honored to be going to Brussels with Diane,” said Hymes, who traveled to Wellington in 2005 for the same purpose. “The fact that so much time has gone by has done nothing to diminish the dangers posed by dot XXX