27 Dec '11, 11pm

Chats About .XXX Domains & Gets It Wrong

cnet.com Chats About .XXX Domains & Gets It Wrong 2011 December 27 by Michael H. Berkens Cnet.com just published an article about .XXX domain names chatting about what domain names were taken and which are still available . The problem is the article is incorrect. The article entitled “These .XXX domains are ready to Hook Up” The article cites such domains like Alabama.xxx and Nashville.xxx “are available to be registered for $100 a year”. However they are not. Before we blame the author of the report or the reporter, it looks like ICM could have done a better job on its whois reporting. If you use the whois command off the Apple terminal lets call it the raw whois data (that is how I typically check the whois) those domain name show as “not taken”, but if you check the ICM Registry whois directly , you will see both domains are pending in either a sunrise or land rush auc...

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