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Internet Body Approves Dot-XXX Domain

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Internet Body Approves Dot-XXX Domain

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Internet Body Approves Dot-XXX Domain

Internet Body Approves Dot-XXX Domain

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The organization that oversees Internet addresses has approved the use of websites that end in ".xxx". The domain will be used for adult-oriented websites; its supporters hope the new form will help prevent children from stumbling onto pornographic pages.

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Declan McCullagh, chief political correspondent, CNETnews.com