Universities protectively snatch .xxx domains

Creating a top-level domain that is strictly for porn is something that reaches far beyond people who watch or create porn.

.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.

Playboy.com doesn't like 'XXX' domain

The company that owns the rights to Playboy.com and other adult websites has filed a lawsuit to prevent '.xxx' from creeping into its turf.

XXX domains are almost ready for purchase

If you want to own the rights to http://www.xxx.xxx, you'll have some hoops to jump through but the time is almost here.

ICANN approves creation of internet red light district

The Internet Corporation for Assigned names and Numbers (ICANN) has given its approval to a .xxx top-level domain. Before you all rush off at once, it won't go into operation until later this year.

Sex sites go on sale

It's been described the most valuable internet domain name in the world, and it's coming up for auction in about ten days' time.