xxx domains – good or bad

Ouch! Grandpa Richard talking about tripe X rated topics?

There is a new domain naming type available, dot xxx.

What does that mean? Look at my domain name. GrandpaRichardSpeaks.com. Nicknamed a “dot com” domain name.

How about GrandpaRichardSpeaks.xxx?

The idea is to get all the porn operators to move to dot xxx so that it is obvious to a surfer that it is porn related and they can visit or avoid, dependent on their personal beliefs and thoughts. However, is it that simple?

The following are two news items that respond to my question.

New .xxx domain for porn debuts to mixed feelings
By Peter Pachal, Mashable For some, today’s official grand opening of the .xxx domain is the best thing to happen to Internet pornography since it was injected with life in the 1990s, as depicted in the movie Middle Men. For others, it’s a dangerous …
www.usatoday.com

XXX Domain names for sale
That’s the day that the XXX Domain names went on sale. And an estimated 100000 new porn websites were launched. Some of the first to pay for the new XXX sites were universities across the country. And one of them was Southern Illinois University in …
www.kfvs12.com

One Comment

  1. Randy says:

    I think moving all xxx websites to .xxx domains is a great idea because we will be 100% sure that child filters in our internet browsers are effective. It is easy to filter all .xxx domains with such filter but with .com .info and other domains it isn’t so clear I think.

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