Go Daddy Reveals .XXX Domain Pricing

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Webhosting and internet registrar firm Go Daddy has just released details about the new .xxx domain names recently agreed upon by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

Pricing and timing for .XXX domain names registration revealed. Image: Cult Gigolo / Flickr (CC)

With the release comes a timeline for the release of the .xxx domain and the pricing for corporate and consumer costumers. The .xxx domain name is intended by the ICANN to become the domain name of operations concerned with adult entertainment.

According to Go Daddy, the timeline will be as follows:

Sunrise A

Adult Trademark Holders and Domain Owners

Advance registration for current adult industry members.

Sunrise B

Standard Trademark Holders

An opportunity for those who want to prevent their trademark from being registered as a .XXX.

Landrush

Priority Pre-Registration

Available to the general public. Get in line early and improve the chances of getting your .XXX.

General Availability

Available to the general public. Names awarded on a first come, first served basis.

According to CBS, the “Sunrise” period will be “between September 7 and October 28”. Registration entails a $209.99 non-refundable application fee and first year of domain name registration with a $99.99 per year renewal fee for succeeding years.

Those who want to block a .XXX domain from being registered can register with Sunrise B for $199.99 in one-time, non-refundable, non-reversible processing fee which blocks registration of a .xxx domain name for 10 years.

Landrush opens in October with a $199.99 non-refundable application fee and first year of domain name registration with a $99.99 per year renewal fee for succeeding years.

General Availability will be opened in December with a $99.99 non-refundable application fee and first year of domain name registration with a $99.99 per year renewal fee for succeeding years for a .xxx domain name.


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