8/16/2005

Delay for .xxx ‘net sex’ domain

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 11:42 am

The plan for a virtual red light district through the creation of a .xxx net domain name has hit delays after concern from government officials.

An official from President George Bush’s administration has asked for the brakes be put on the planned domain name until its impact is studied more.

The domain was given the go-ahead by Icann (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) in June.

But some are concerned that it would encourage more porn on the net.

The domain name was expected to get final approval by the net’s supervisory body, Icann (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), on Tuesday.

Source: BBC

 

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