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In court papers filed on Monday, the company said Clover Holdings Ltd was the successful bidder for the domain name. The deal is yet to be approved by the bankruptcy court. Get the full story »

Porn sites get closer to .xxx address

Porn sites have stepped closer to a new “.xxx” Internet address after the global Internet oversight agency said it made mistakes in rejecting it three years ago. The board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, says it will now start the process of registering “.xxx” by making checks on ICM Registry LLC, the company that wants to run it.