The Associated Press reports that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), has reversed a preliminary decision to fashion a "red light district" on the web. Previously the body had approved the .xxx domain name for adult entertainment websites. ICANN had delayed a final decision on the subject in August, after the United States government intervened amidst complaints. ICANN Chief Executive Paul Twomey said that the reversal basically came down to whether "the creation of "xxx" might put ICANN in a difficult position of having to enforce all of the world's laws governing pornography." ...

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