• Protecting Your Trademark From Salacious Use: Action Required to Opt-Out of Domain Extension
  • September 27, 2011 | Author: Farah P. Bhatti
  • Law Firm: Buchalter Nemer A Professional Corporation - Irvine Office
  • The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), the agency that is responsible for creating and implementing sponsored top-level domains (sTLD), recently approved the implementation of the domain “.xxx” to be used for adult or pornographic sites on the Internet. While the implementation of this sTLD had been debated for many years and was previously rejected by ICANN for a variety of reasons, it is now available for use and registration.