homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.227.56.174
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: buckworks & webwork

Domain Names Forum

This 35 message thread spans 2 pages: < < 35 ( 1 [2]     
Update: ICANN rejects Porn TLD
Porn TLD to be Debated Tomorrow
Brett_Tabke




msg:3296762
 8:48 pm on Mar 29, 2007 (gmt 0)

International Herald Trib [iht.com]

A vote was scheduled Friday as weeklong meetings conclude. The board's 15-voting members could approve it, reject it outright or reject it but leave room for a revised proposal to return. That last option, however, would contradict ICANN's desire to close the current round of domain name proposals, started in 2004.

The board could also defer a decision for more discussion. That, too, is not likely given that ICANN already has rejected similar proposals twice since 2000 and has discussed the latest version during three teleconference meetings this year.

"They have made it very clear that the board will make a decision," said Paul Levins, ICANN's vice president for corporate affairs. "It's pretty clear that they want to make a decision."


 

texasville




msg:3298391
 4:19 pm on Mar 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

Would it be mandated that all pr0n sites be moved to that tld? Then who would define pr0n?
Would you be able to show pics of Michaelangelo's David? Venus de Milo?
You say you "know it when I see it" but it is still perception and I think it is dangerous ground.
Don't forget we had a Attorney General recently that put a curtain over the Lady of Justice because the statue had one bare boob. Give me a break...
and btw..I don't do those kinds of sites.

encyclo




msg:3298522
 7:44 pm on Mar 31, 2007 (gmt 0)

If there is ever to be legislation for this issue, it would be at national level rather than at international level. It appears inappropriate for ICANN to create a generic TLD for an issue which should by rights be handled at ccTLD level.

There would be nothing preventing the US from creating an adult category under the .us domain, or Canada under .ca, and the national government for each ccTLD can decide on the pertinence of legislation and the extent of any restrictions with respect to each country's values and beliefs.

As such, I'm glad ICANN rejected this proposal again.

brucec




msg:3298865
 6:21 am on Apr 1, 2007 (gmt 0)

What happened to the TLD with triple X?

gpmgroup




msg:3298962
 10:01 am on Apr 1, 2007 (gmt 0)

What happened to the TLD with triple X?

I want to know what happened to

.i, .ii, .iii, .iv, .v, .vi, .vii, .viii, .ix, .x, .xi, .xii, .xiii, .xiv, .xv, .xvi, .xvii, .xviii, .xix, .xx, .xxi, .xxii, .xiii, .xiv, .xv, .xvi, .xvii, .xviii, & .xix TLDs

wmuser




msg:3299442
 9:11 pm on Apr 1, 2007 (gmt 0)

Seems like ICANN has made the first positive decision in its life.

This 35 message thread spans 2 pages: < < 35 ( 1 [2]
Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved