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Developer releases stats on most common domain typos

Developer releases stats on most common domain typos

Earlier this year, developer Christopher Finke began collecting anonymous opt-in usage data from his "URL Fixer" browser add-on -- software that automatically corrects common typos made by users when entering a Web address. With six months of data under his…

IANA adds .xxx domains to root servers

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has added the recently approved .xxx sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) to the root nameservers. Some registrars are already taking pre-orders for .xxx domains, but we'll just have to wait and see when the first…

Domain name Sex.com sells for $13 million

Escom LLC has sold the controversial domain name Sex.com for $13 million, according to The Register. Documents filed in a California court say that the domain was sold to Clover Holdings, a stealthy offshore firm, after winning an auction that…