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Did Corbin Fisher Spend $500K On Gay.xxx Just To Block It?

America’s most litigious and newest barebacking porn studio, Liberty Media Holdings (aka Corbin Fisher) has purchased the URL “gay.xxx” from the ICM registry for the low price of half-a-million dollars. But before you go thinking that they’re looking to turn gay.xxx into a anal sex wonderland, you might want to know that Corbin Fisher is also a member of a Californian porn trade group that opposed even having an “xxx” domain extension for porn-related sites to begin with.

Turns out that Corbin Fisher’s parent company is also a member of the Free Speech Coalition (FSC), an outspoken opponent of the ICM registry’s push to label online porn with an “xxx” extension. Not only do “.xxx” sites cost about $100 a year to register, the FSC also worries that any government could easily choose to block all “.xxx” sites, which would seriously hurt the bottom line for any porn businesses using it. In fact, the FSC originally called for its members to boycott the ICM sale of “.xxx” URLs.

Liberty Media Holdings hasn’t yet said what they plan on doing with “gay.xxx” but considering how much Corbin Fisher likes to sue their own stars for “pirating” content, we’re betting they’ll likely turn it into a affiliate portal so they can make mad bank selling memberships to other studios who want ad space on the most popular gay porn URL in the internet’s red-light district.

Fun fact: the ICM pre-emptively blocked over 15,000 celebrity.xxx domain names such as Beyonce.xxx, BritneySpears.xxx, MicheleObama.xxx from being purchased as well as porn URLs for dead celebrities such as AmyWinehouse.xxx is blocked, as is Elvis.xxx, MarilynMonroe.xxx, JimiHendrix.xxx and OsamaBinLaden.xxx. Hilariously, they have not yet protected any corporate and organizational names.

Would anyone like to help us buy MaggieGallagher.xxx?

By:           Daniel Villarreal
On:           Oct 7, 2011
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  • 7 Comments
    • Pitou
      Pitou

      More like
      MaggieGallagher.SWEATY-GUNT.ICK.BARF.xxx

      Oct 7, 2011 at 12:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ewe
      ewe

      How about using GAYS.xxx considering no one seems to care that it is now a noun instead of an adjective.

      Oct 7, 2011 at 1:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Andreusz
      Andreusz

      @ewe: Like ‘American’.

      Oct 7, 2011 at 2:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • steve
      steve

      CF is sooo 5 years ago..

      Oct 7, 2011 at 6:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • B
      B

      No. 1 · Pitou wrote, “More like MaggieGallagher.SWEATY-GUNT.ICK.BARF.xxx”

      LOL – you can’t buy that one – BARF.xxx is not registered and ICM will only register top-level names under xxx – the rest is up to your DNS server. You can buy “barf” if
      you wish (nobody seems to have it, probably for good reason).

      Oct 7, 2011 at 8:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ewe
      ewe

      @Andreusz: exactly and we all know how uppety people who say “Oh that’s so american.” Usually 20 somethings who make their first European pilgrimage.

      Oct 7, 2011 at 8:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dashworlds
      Dashworlds

      Playing the Domain Name Game for Free – ie: without spending $500,000…

      Anyone can now create their own set of Domains and TLDs in any language and at no cost, simply by registering new Dashcom (instead of Dotcom) Domains.

      Now available at sites like Dashworlds.com, new Dashcoms are highly memorable and relevant web addresses such as “gay-com” or “gay-life” or even “gay-xxx”.

      Totally outside ICANN’s control and with users in over 90 countries worldwide, resolution is via an APP; although new ISP links are coming online to make that unnecessary.

      It’s only a matter of time before other new options surface, and none of them will have anything to with ICANN

      Oct 8, 2011 at 8:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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