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.xxx

A top-level Internet domain used by the adult entertainment industry. Introduced in 2011, the .xxx domain was added to identify sexually explicit websites; however, nothing stops a sex-oriented site from using .com or any other domain. See Internet domain name.
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From Mum,Dad,Ayla,Granny, Papa and Stanley .xxx ARIANNA WALTON Arianna we hope you have a fantastic 1st day at nursery.
Scottsdale, AZ, September 30, 2011 --(PR.com)-- .XXX is a new TLD designed especially for the adult entertainment industry.
.XXX is specifically reserved for members of the online adult entertainment industry however trade mark owners will be allowed to block third parties from registering .XXX domain names that match their trade marks.
Situations such as this led to the enactment of the Truth in Domain Names Act and have also re-ignited interest in employing a .xxx extension for use by adult-oriented sites.
Although these seven extensions provide some much needed elbow room on the Internet, they leave out a vast array of possible extensions that could serve some practical--if not legal or ethical, purposes--such as the .xxx extension for use by purveyors of adult content.
After more than a decade of debate, rejections and legal challenges, the Internet's governing body today began accepting applications for .xxx websites from the adult entertainment industry.
Company ICM Registry first proposed the .xxx domain in 2000, as well as .kids website addresses, though the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) rejected both ideas.