.XXX Put to Bed


ICANN rejected .xxx:

"To assume an ongoing management and oversight role regarding Internet content is inconsistent with ICANN's technical mandate," read a rejection of the .xxx proposal adopted by the ICANN board.




I'll stand by my original assessment, the first time this came up: bad idea and poorly executed on that bad idea.

That suggestion that massive

That suggestion that massive pre-registration of XXX domains was a sign of support for the TLD was embarassingly stupid, and that alone should have provided reason to kill the idea.

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