Dot Triple X

Friday, September 02, 2005


What's in a name? For the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), domain names are the way to organize a chaotic global internet. But when ICANN proposed a .XXX domain for adult-content, it sparked a political fight. Those debating the new .XXX suffix are an uneasy alliance of pornographers, the Christian right, conservative countries and the U.S. government. Brooke speaks to Bret Fausett, a lawyer and advisor to ICANN, about how names can hurt you.

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