bs0d3 writes "Schools nationwide, including The University of Missouri and Washington University, are snapping up .xxx domain names to avoid people making porn sites with their names in the url.
A big haul for .xxx domain names. ICM Registry, backer of the new .xxx top level domain name, has pulled in about $13 million from its trademark/existing domain sunrise period.
Opportunity to block .xxx domain name registrations ends today. Companies that don’t want their trademark attached to a .xxx domain name have until the end of the day to take action. The sunrise period for the .xxx domain name concludes today. The sunrise period offers an opportunity to two groups: adult entertainment firms that wish to register domains related to their trademarks or existing domain names, and non-adult firms that wish to block their trademark from ever being registered in .xxx
.CO Internet S.A.S. has announced its global sunrise period will use best practices to provide trademark and IP protection for registered trademark holders according to the news release below
A Sunrise Period for the registration of .NZ domain names which include vowels with macrons (ā, ē, ī, ō and ū) has opened the .NZ Domain Name Commissioner has announced.