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Montreal airport thinks DI is porn

The web site you’re reading right now is classified as “pornography/sex” by Montreal airport, according to DI readers. Some readers en route home from ICANN 66 last week noticed that they couldn’t access the site over the airport’s WiFi and instead got this warning: Given how frequently I’ve used words such as “porn” in the […]

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After ICANN nod, MMX buys .xxx

MMX has closed the acquisition of porn-focused ICM Registry, after receiving the all-clear from ICANN for the contract transfers. The deal is worth roughly $41 million — $10 million cash and about $31 million in stock. ICM runs .xxx from the 2003 gTLD application round (though it didn’t go live until 2011) and .porn, .adult […]

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3 Cryptocurrencies To Earn You Money While You Sleep 

Today: Inside Sales Rep, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Steve Jobs, APP Store, Bosses, Millennials, Sales Calls, Porn, Brand, rebrand Inside Sales Rep Role is 3rd fastest growth job in the USA What do I look for in a pitch? Why Good People Become Evil Bosses Examining the three archetypes of Machiavellianism in the workplace 3 Cryptocurrencies To […]

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MMX rejected three takeover bids before buying .xxx

MMX talked to three other domain name companies about potentially selling itself before deciding instead to go on the offensive, picking up ICM Registry for about $41 million. The company came out of a year-long strategic review on Friday with the shock news that it had agreed to buy the .xxx, .adult, .porn and .sex […]

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Google’s .app gTLD beats .porn to biggest sunrise yet

The sunrise period for Google Registry’s .app gTLD closed today and it looks like it might be the biggest sunrise of the 2012 round to date. .app had 3,068 domains in its zone file this morning. While not all will be sunrise registrations, it seems very likely that the new domain has comfortably beaten the […]

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The Turakhia Brothers Now Worth $1.4 Billion; DavidAndGoliath.com Is Held for Ransom

While the Turakhia Brothers thrive, Nearly 800 Other Dead or Dying Startups a Sign of India’s Dot-Com Bust; Finally, an ad tech IPO! Boston burger chain accuses Chipotle of ripping off name and logo; Including any of these email closing lines will destroy your chances of a response; The Porn Business Isn’t Anything Like You […]

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ICM Registry drops its adult gTLD pricing to as low as $7.85

The ICM Registry announced that it’s dropping its pricing, for the quartet of adult gTLDs: .XXX, .Porn, .Sex and .Adult. The promotion is for a limited time only, and prices start from as low as $7.85 dollars on all generally available domains. To search for available domains, go to Buy.XXX. In addition to this promotion, […]

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New Statesman : ICM Registry gTLDs amount for a “huge proportion” of online porn

An article at the New Statesman about age verification implementation on the Internet, asserts that ICM Registry gTLDs account “for a huge proportion of online porn.” The article references dot .XXX, dot .porn and dot .sex, leaving out dot .adult for some reason. The article’s claim that the ICM Registry commands the majority of online […]

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Priced to sell: $46m of two-letter .xxx names

ICM Registry has added over 1,200 two-character .xxx names to its catalog of priced premiums. With prices ranging from $100,000 to $37,500, the newly offered domains carry a total ticket price of over $46 million. The only six-figure name on the list is vr.xxx. ICM said in a press release today it has already sold […]

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