Porno On My Website?!?!

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Andrew Realty Serfvices

.XXX domain names

XXX – okay, now that I have your attention, I really do want to talk about adult entertainment.  You can now buy domain names that end in .xxx.  These domains are, of course, meant for the adult entertainment field.  However, if you’ve spent years building up your website how would you feel about a porn site using www.YourSite.xxx? 

 Large companies like Target and Coke have been buying up .xxx versions of their domain names and you can too.  Unfortunately it will cost you $99 each year to ensure no one else can use the name. 

 

 For years I’ve been joking that DebOnTheWeb.com sounds like it could be used for a porno site.  I now own www.DebOnTheWeb.xxx to make sure that doesn’t become a reality!

 

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  2. Jason Geary 02/18/2012 07:26 AM
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Rainmaker
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Carol Zingone
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty - Jacksonville Beach, FL
Global Realtor in Jax Beach, FL - CIPS, SRES

Deb - good idea, it's insurance...I'll have to check out my domains...

Dec 17, 2011 08:06 AM #1
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Richard Burge
Coldwell Banker Sloane Realty - Sunset Beach, NC
ABR - Property Manager - Notary

It just goes to show you how far our society has fallen when you have to protect yourself from these kind of things.

 

 

Dec 17, 2011 08:21 AM #2
Rainmaker
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Stephen Proski
RE/MAX Scottsdale, AZ Real Estate - Scottsdale, AZ
Scottsdale Homes For Sale

Deb useful information and it is amazing how people come up with new ways to selling more domain registrations.

Dec 17, 2011 09:27 AM #3
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Joan Pearsall
Best View Imaging - Worcester, MA
Photographer

hmmm....Best View Imaging....no can't think of a way to make that dirty...yikes!

Thanks for the heads up.  The IT dept will be looking into this asap.

 

Dec 17, 2011 11:33 AM #4
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Mike Dobbins
West USA Realty - Cave Creek, AZ
Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Carefree

 

They had a store on our news here that all the state universities were buying up all combinations to be sure they don’t have any issues with this.

 

Dec 18, 2011 01:00 PM #5
Rainmaker
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Deb Agliano
RE/MAX Andrew Realty Serfvices - Medford, MA
DebOnTheWeb - Medford, MA Real Estate

The list of domains I own keeps growing. .com, .org, .biz, .us, .me and now .xxx.  In my opinion, it's worth $99/year to know that there won't be a pornographic version of my brand out there!

 

Dec 19, 2011 07:17 AM #6
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Jimmy Phan
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY IN MOORESVILLES, NC - Hickory, NC
Phan real estate group in hickory

Hey Deb

at first I thought it sound kinda funny and then it could turn serious.

wonder how customers react when they see your site with 3x ending?

thanks for sharing and a head up infos.

best luck Deb

jimmy phan

Jan 03, 2012 04:50 PM #7
Rainmaker
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Deb Agliano
RE/MAX Andrew Realty Serfvices - Medford, MA
DebOnTheWeb - Medford, MA Real Estate

Hi Jimmy, I thought of that too and that's why I'm not doing anything with the .xxx domain name.  I just bought it so no one can put a porno site there but I didn't forward it to my main domain!

Jan 03, 2012 05:26 PM #8
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Uber Concierge
UberConcierge - Vancouver, BC

thanks deb! there's always something useful you can learn here on Active Rain. Great advice we can pass on!

Apr 17, 2012 03:43 AM #9
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Paul Gapski
Berkshire Hathaway / Prudential Ca Realty - El Cajon, CA
619-504-8999,#1 Resource SD Relo
 

thank you very much for the informative and interesting post. I get so much out of the active rain network.

May 03, 2012 10:14 PM #10
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