Re-Consideration of Sensitive Strings: .ADULT, .PORN, and .SEX.

A regular meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee of the ICANN Board of Directors was held in London, England on 21 June 2014.

The Committee engaged in a discussion concerning applications for several adult-oriented strings in the current round of the New gTLD Program, including .ADULT, .PORN, and .SEX.

The applications propose to serve the same sector as the .XXX sponsored TLD. Staff noted that the applications were not the subject of GAC advice, or any special safeguards, other the safeguards that are applicable to all new gTLDs. The Committee considered how the safeguards in the new gTLD Program compare to the safeguards that were included in the .XXX Registry Agreement.

The Committee requested staff prepare additional briefing materials, and agreed to discuss the matter further at a subsequent meeting.

I don’t understand what is the meaning of all this especially at this time. ICANN are good at creating problems where the solution is easy and long overdue like this one. And also good at ignoring serious problems too…

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About Konstantinos Zournas

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He loves domains and building websites. He is online since 1995, learned about html in 1996 and got into domains in 2002. He started the OnlineDomain.com blog in 2012.

One comment

  1. So googles is ignoring adult names and now this, adult sites is a big part of the internet and adult domains sell pretty good.
    One of the first domains i sold was asiancashgirls.com.
    We just saw the big sales of .xxx

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