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GoDaddy's ICM Registry Phases Out .XXX Registration Blocker, Unveils Upgrade

GoDaddy company ICM Registry has announced that its “defensive domain blocking product” Sunrise B — which preemptively blocked attempts to register a customer’s brand as a .xxx domain — will be phased out after a decade and replaced with a product called AdultBlock.

Network Solutions' Brand-Protection Program Targets Adult TLDs

Network Solutions is targeting a string of adult-related and other gTLDs, which it describes as having “negative connotations,” by encouraging defensive registrations against their use.

Minds and Machines Gets ICANN Approval, Completes ICM Registry Acquisition

Minds and Machines Group Ltd. said in a regulatory filing today that it received approval from ICANN and has completed its purchase of ICM Registry, which operates the registry for the .xxx, .porn, .sex and .adult gTLDs.

ICM Registry Acquired by Minds and Machines in $41M Deal

Minds and Machines, a top-level domain registry service provider, has acquired ICM Registry, the operator of the .xxx, .porn, .sex and .adult gTLDs.

Prices Set to Rise for .XXX, .Sex, .Porn and .Adult Domain Names

Wholesale prices for ICM Registry’s top-level domains — .xxx, .sex, .porn and .adult — are set to rise by 10 percent next month.


2017 Outlook: Viewpoints of Top Industry Trends

Executives from the leading businesses of the online adult entertainment industry recently weighed in the question, “What do you see as the likely top trends that will influence the industry?” Here's what they had to say:

XBIZ Staff ·

WIPO Examiner Suspends Lufthansa.porn, Lufthansa.adult Domains

Deutsche Lufthansa AG, operator of the largest European-based airline, was able to rein in two domain names that used brand name “Lufthansa” with the .porn and .adult extensions.

Citibank.porn, Verizon.porn Found to Be Cybersquatting

In the recent Citibank.porn case and the Verizon.porn claim, which was decided in October, the companies were able to recover their trademarked names after arbitrators sided with their famous brands, ruling that the domains were registered in bad faith.

ICM Offering $7.85 Special on .XXX, .PORN, .SEX and .ADULT Domains

ICM Registry, the operator for the .XXX, .PORN, .SEX and .ADULT TLDs, has announced a limited time promotion on generally available domain names, which can now be registered starting at $7.85.

ICM Registry Sponsors TEA Best Hardcore Model Award

ICM Registry is sponsoring an award for the upcoming 2016 Transgender Erotica Awards.

.XXX Releases 2 Character Domains

ICM Registry, the registry operator for .XXX, .PORN, .ADULT and .SEX, has announced its launch of two character domain names for .XXX.

ICM Registry Opens .Sex to the Public

ICM Registry, the registry operator for .xxx, .porn, .adult and .sex top-level domains (TLDs) has announced the launch of its general availability period for .sex.

ICM Registry Launches .Sex Domain Matching Program

ICM Registry has launched its .sex Sunrise B / domain matching program.


Dispatch From the U.K.: Britain Aims to Take More Control of Web

A 15-year old cartoon shows Uncle Sam holding a box labeled, “Control of Internet Speech.” The “corporate media” asks “how would you like this wrapped?” The two wrapping options are “Anti-terrorism” and “Protect kids.” Porn and terrorism: both tried and trusted ways to frighten the masses into surrendering liberty.

Jerry Barnett ·

ICM Registry Launches .Sex Tomorrow

ICM Registry is launching .sex tomorrow. The new top-level domain will have several sunrise periods that provide brand owners priority registration opportunities before its general availability phase, which begins Nov. 4.

Telecom Fights to Scoop Up Verizon.porn Domain

Verizon, one of the largest communication technology companies in the world, has filed the first cybersquatting claim for a .porn domain name.

ICM’s Stephen Winyard to Hold XBIZ.net AMA

ICM Registry’s Steve Winyard will hold an XBIZ.net “Ask Me Anything” session on Monday.

Grooby Launches Shemale.porn

Grooby, a leading producer of trans erotica, has announced the launch of their newest membership website, Shemale.porn.

General Availability for .porn, .adult Domains Starts Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, anyone can buy a .porn or .adult domain name.

ICM Registry Announces Domain Matching Program

ICM Registry today announced its Domain Matching Program that allows most .xxx domain holders a priority opportunity to register directly matching names in .porn and .adult.