.xxx launches today

Today is the beginning of a potentially new era for the Internet, an era that fully recognizes what is - like it or not - one of the most prolific facets of the information superhighway.

ICANN approves .xxx domain

ICANN has finally approved the creation of an .xxx domain suffix in an 8-to-3 vote, with four members abstaining. 

Bertrand de la Chapelle, a French member of the board, confirmed he had voted for .xxx.