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misguided .xxx domain

  • To: <icm-options-report@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: misguided .xxx domain
  • From: <jeffrey_mills81@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 22:25:30 -0500


I support Option #3 of the March 26, 
2010 process options submitted by ICANN 
for public comment.

I am an intellectual property lawyer who 
was one of the very first ICANN 
qualified decision makers in 2000.

There is no question in my mind that 
ICANN should vote to adopt the 
dissenting opinion of the Panel's 
Declaration on the basis that the Board 
thinks that the Panel's majority opinion 
was wrong and that the Board's conduct 
was consistent with ICANN's Bylaws and 
Articles of Incorporation.

The adoption of a .xxx domain will only 
serve to proliferate, not curtail, the 
number of pornography sites on the 
internet, and as a result unquestionably 
and undisputedly result in untold 
increased harm to minor children.

At the very least, an independent 
Commission should be implemented to 
examine the potential impact a .xxx 
domain name will have on access to 
pornography or explicit content on the 
internet before any vote is taken. I 
would be willing to serve on any such 

If you really care at all about the harm 
xxx rated content is causing to minors 
on the internet, you will choose one of 
the options in my email. Any other 
choice essentially makes you an honorary 
member of NAMBLA and I will see that 
your names are published broadly as 


Jeffrey Mills


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