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India Vows to Block .XXX — That “Resort” is Getting Pretty Exclusive

24 Mar

Well, good golly. Who saw this coming?

Adult webmasters: I’ll keep you up to date on the nations where your .XXX domains will NOT be making an appearance.

– Darklady

India’s Reaction To .xxx Domain Exhibits Why Porn Industry Hates It

What once was a brand for the porn industry seems to be its enemy in the Internet Age.

According to the Economic Times today, the government of India plans to block all .xxx domain sites once they begin to be deployed. Last week the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers approved the new top-level domain for pornography sites.

Like many parents around the world, India wants to stop that suitor at the door:

“India along with many other countries from the Middle East and Indonesia opposed the grant of the domain in the first place, and we would proceed to block the whole domain, as it goes against the IT Act and Indian laws,” said a senior official at the ministry of IT.

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