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Domainers : Make time for some .Sex today

The Internet’s obsession with adult content isn’t new. Since the dawn of online time, the adult industry provided plenty of seeding to the Internet’s economy. Many had asked for adult content online to be segregated, and the official launch of dot .SEX achieves that. The ICM Registry, managers of adult-themed gTLDs, .XXX, .Adult and .Porn, […]

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This week’s new domain name: Let’s talk about .Sex

.Sex domain names become available on Wednesday. There’s only one new domain name entering general availability this week according to Calzone.org, but it’s a big one: .Sex. ICM Registry launches the domain name on Wednesday, November 4. You will be able to register .Sex domain names at registrars for about $75 per year. The domain […]

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Here comes .Sex

Trademark holders can now claim domain names ending in .sex. ICM Registry has started the sunrise for its latest adult-themed domain name, .sex. .Sex joins .xxx, .adult and .porn in the company’s stable of top level domain names. As with .adult and .porn, there will be a unique Sunrise B and Domain Matching period. The […]

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Third ICM windfall due as .sex hits sunrise

If we’ve learned one thing about new gTLD sunrise periods, it’s that adult-oriented TLDs sell quite well. ICM Registry started its third such period yesterday, as .sex went into its “TMCH Sunrise” phase. Until October 1, any company with a trademark in the Trademark Clearinghouse will be able to buy a matching .sex domain on […]

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ICM claws back 68 .porn names it accidentally released

ICM Registry has recovered nine .porn and .adult domain names from their registrants after they were accidentally released into the market. Domains such as ads.porn, hosting.adult and buy.porn were among those snapped up by registrants, despite the fact that they were supposed to be registry-reserved. ICM CEO Stuart Lawley told DI that a list of […]

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ICM beats own annual projections with .porn on day one

ICM Registry says it managed to comfortably beat its own expectations for annual sales within the first eight hours of .porn and .adult going into general availability yesterday. CEO Stuart Lawley said that there were 10,038 .porn domains and 8,277 .adult domains in its registry at the end of yesterday. The company’s new gTLD applications […]

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Watch Stuart Lawley defend .Porn and .Adult

The man behind .porn, .adult and .xxx is asked to defend his business model. ICM Registry CEO Stuart Lawley was on Bloomberg yesterday. Bloomberg’s Emily Chang asked him to defend the business model of selling .porn and .adult domain names. Doesn’t this force celebrities and brands to pay up to protect themselves? Lawley talked about […]

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.porn and .adult gTLD Domain Names Available Today

.porn and .adult domain names are available to register by the general public starting today, June 4, 2015.

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.porn and .adult sunrises net around 8,000 sales

The sunrise periods for .porn and .adult netted just shy of 4,000 domains per TLD, according to ICM Registry. The company said .porn received 3,995 registrations while .adult trailed slightly with 3,902. Those numbers are a combination of regular Trademark Clearinghouse sunrise registrations and Sunrise B registrations. The ICANN-mandated sunrise periods ended April 1 and […]

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.Porn and .Adult domain names break sunrise records

Provocative domains, low pricing, marketing and promotion with Trademark Clearinghouse boost early numbers for new adult domains. ICM Registry announced today that its .Porn and .Adult domain names each received about 4,000 registrations during the sunrise trademark period. That’s more than any other new top level domain names to date. The strong interest was certainly […]

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