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The domain name was not "registered by a mystery buyer" as has been widely reported this week. The Vatican issued a statement yesterday claiming the prurient web address was in the hands of somebody else, leading to speculation that it could turn into a porn site. "This domain is not available because it has been …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    All Vatican variations blocked?

    1. Register

    2. ??

    3. Profit

    1. No, I will not fix your computer


      It's also a cuntry....

      1. Field Marshal Von Krakenfart

        So what are you saying. . . . . .

        When the holy roman empire existed it was ruled by an empror

        When it has a kingdom it was ruled by a king

        but now?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

    2. TwistUrCapBack
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      aaaaaahahahahaha ..

      Underpants Knomes would find a way !!

  2. It'sa Mea... Mario

    "Third, ICM has a strict policy prohibiting the use of a .xxx domain name to suggest the presence of child abuse material."

    dry, maybe, but not very subtle! lol

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Vatican and porn

    You need to be a fully paid up member of the Vatican though before you get to see their extensive collection of child porn....they don't like to make it public, in the same way they don't like child-buggering bishops to be bothered by inconveniences as, say, justice.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    I have a feeling that the ratio of pron sites/non-pron sites will be smaller on .xxx than on any other TLD, based on the number of defensive registrations.

  5. Graham Marsden

    They're missing a trick...

    ... think of the market for all those nun-sploitation films!

    1. Ted Treen

      This is a family site...

      We'll have nun of that here, thank you.

      1. Tapeador

        I see an opportunity for the folk of Nuneaton

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Father Jack

    Has to get a mention here, somehow.

  7. CmdrX3

    Bindingly obvious

    "Third, ICM has a strict policy prohibiting the use of a .xxx domain name to suggest the presence of child abuse material."

    That'll be why they've blocked then.

  8. Mike 16

    Never is a long time

    When SOPA passes and leaves the DNS in chaos, I'd expect some wag to set up a porn site and redirect to it, if only to smirk.

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