.xxx Domain for Porn Sites is Approved by ICANN

A lot of the Internet can be easier to block after today’s court decision regulating domains on the web. After nearly six years of discussion on the subject, the board of directors of ICANN unanimously approved the .xxx domain for companies entertainment adult. In English, xxx is used to indicate pornographic material in general.

But the fields should not appear immediately, there is a new meeting scheduled between ICANN and representatives of ICM Registry, the company that suggested the creation of the area and says he has no affiliation whatsoever with the porn industry. At the meeting, the regulatory contract by ICM proposed domain will be discussed and amended, if necessary.

 

Note that, according to Optenet, if all sites with pornography adopt the new top level domain, it is possible that 37% of internet becomes easily blockable in corporate firewalls and other filtering systems on the web.