It's not often you'll see the conservative group Focus on the Family and free-speech advocates, including the American Library Association (ALA), on the same side of an issue. Yet both sides agree that a proposal to create a top-level domain for internet pornography likely will do little to protect children from such content.

Owing to these and other concerns, the internet's key oversight agency agreed this week to a one-month delay in approving a new ".xxx" domain name. The delay comes after the U.S. government cited "unprecedented" opposition to creating a virtual red-light district.


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