Shielding kids from pornography online could get a little easier, if a new proposal before the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is accepted.

Ten organizations have submitted applications to sponsor new internet domains, including ".mobi" for mobile services and ".xxx" for adult content, the group that oversees key aspects of the global network announced March 19.

Each organization paid $45,000 to apply for suffixes that are to be set aside for specific industries and interest groups. The deadline for applications was March 16.

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