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New gTLDs .PORN and .ADULT entered TM Sunrise today, March 2, 2015. This exclusive registration phase will remain open through April 1, 2015, but the registry will also launch another Sunrise phase, a domain matching phase, and General Availability:
- TM Sunrise B :: Scheduled to open April 6, 2015 and remain open through April 30, 2015
- Domain Matching :: Scheduled to open May 6, 2015 and remain open through May 31, 2015
- General Availability :: Scheduled to open May 31, 2015
The ICM Registry is not offering any registry blocks for these two new gTLDs, like they did for .XXX. If you are interested in protecting your brand/TM, you may register .porn/.adult domains during one of the launch phases. For questions about this launch please contact Safenames in the UK at +44 1908 200022 ([email protected]) or in the US at +1 703 574 5313 ([email protected]).