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The wonderful world of domains

Discussion in 'Blog' started by AmberCutie, Dec 22, 2011.

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  1. AmberCutie

    AmberCutie Administrator
    Staff Member Cam Model

    Mar 1, 2010
    Earlier this month, Jawbs and I jumped on the new exciting bandwagon of adult .xxx domains and moved the forum to acf.xxx. We were thrilled to have a 3 character domain name, and hell, it looked AWESOME! Grabbing a 3 character domain while it's available is sort of just a no-brainer. There were a few folks who were caught off guard and emailed me in a panic "omg is your site hacked!!11one1!" but in general it went over fine.

    However, these .xxx domains are coming under some controversy and many big name adult companies are currently fighting against it. Here's an article about it that you may find helpful.

    Now, I know I'm an itty-bitty-small-fry in the adult industry, but I certainly want to show my support to the adult industry. Jawbs has switched us back to the worn-in and comfy ambercutie.com/forums domain.

    There shouldn't be any problems with you logging in, but if you do run into any difficulty, please accept my apologies and appreciation for your patience and understanding. You can try clearing your cookies for ambercutie.com then attempt to log in again, that should help. The ACF would be nowhere without you fine people, and I hope you'll continue to enjoy it!

  2. Jawbs

    Jawbs Administrator
    Staff Member

    Mar 3, 2010
    omg you should so like fire jawbs! :text-banplz: :text-givemebeer:
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  3. Jupiter551

    Jupiter551 All your thread are belong to me.
    V.I.P. Member

    Feb 2, 2011
    That's a very interesting debate, and while the acf.xxx domain looked great I think altogether the adult industry, and us "customers", would be potentially better off if it hadn't existed. It doesn't really do anything other than extort money from businesses scared their names will be used in a .xxx site, and in fact paints a big red target allowing blocking/marginalisation and descrimination against those domains.

    Good decision to go back to .com I think guys!
  4. MyCamgirl

    MyCamgirl MyCamGirl.net
    V.I.P. Member Industry Representative

    Mar 6, 2010
    It was a good decision to switch back. Don't be surprised if ICM contact you asking what you are planning to do with this domain.

    Ah... and I'd say: No boobies flash for Jawbs for 1 week! :p
  5. schlmoe

    schlmoe OMGWTFBBQ!?!
    V.I.P. Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    Nah, don't fire or ban him. Give him some more beer to keep him around to do the fetching and carrying and shit like that. As a long time go-fer, I can tell you that no business can stay afloat without out that kind of stuff... ;)
  6. LiciousLily

    LiciousLily Rocks your Socks
    Inactive Cam Model

    Sep 8, 2011
  7. NoelleBright

    NoelleBright All your thread are belong to me.
    Cam Model

    Apr 20, 2011
    Darn it! I always accidentally thank posts while I'm browsing on my phone. :lol:
  8. tonyxtreme

    tonyxtreme Member

    Nov 19, 2011
    The only people making a lot of money off this is the registrar operating .xxx Since now corporations, education institutions et al want to pick up domains that they don't want used for adult purposes... Win or loose, the majority of people and adult sites still use traditional domains.

    PS: That said, nice short adult domain Sweet :)
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