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 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 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.
Minds and Machines, a top-level domain registry service provider, has acquired ICM Registry, the operator of the .xxx, .porn, .sex and .adult gTLDs.
Wholesale prices for ICM Registry’s top-level domains — .xxx, .sex, .porn and .adult — are set to rise by 10 percent next month.
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:
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.
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 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 is sponsoring an award for the upcoming 2016 Transgender Erotica Awards.
ICM Registry, the registry operator for .XXX, .PORN, .ADULT and .SEX, has announced its launch of two character domain names for .XXX.
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 has launched its .sex Sunrise B / domain matching program.
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.
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.
Verizon, one of the largest communication technology companies in the world, has filed the first cybersquatting claim for a .porn domain name.
ICM Registry’s Steve Winyard will hold an XBIZ.net “Ask Me Anything” session on Monday.
Grooby, a leading producer of trans erotica, has announced the launch of their newest membership website, Shemale.porn.
Starting tomorrow, anyone can buy a .porn or .adult domain name.
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.