GoDaddy Announces .XXX Pricing
MESA, Ariz. — GoDaddy, the Internet's largest registrar, has announced pricing for .XXX domain names.
.XXX domains acquired through GoDaddy are priced the following:
- During the Sunrise A period, .XXX domains through GoDaddy will be priced at $209.99 for the non-refundable application fee and first year of domain name registration. Renewals are $99.99 per year. Sunrise A applicants must have either verifiable trademark rights or are owners of exact matching domains in other TLDs.
- During Sunrise B, created for non-adult industry intellectual property holders, GoDaddy plans on charging $199.99 for the one-time, non-refundable, non-reversible processing fee that blocks the domain name from .XXX registration for 10 years. Sunrise B allows companies to block their domains in the .XXX sTLD.
- Pricing for Landrush, where there are no qualification requirements, is at $199.99 for the non-refundable application fee and first year of domain name registration. Renewals are $99.99 per year. Landrush is designed for online adult operators but is not on a first-come, first-served basis and applications for competing names will go to a closed-auction at the end of the period.
- General Availability pricing for GoDaddy .XXX domain names is $99.99 for the first year of domain name registration, with renewals at $99.99 per year. The domain names for General Availability are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
.XXX’s Sunrise period starts in September, with Landrush in November. General Availability is slated for December.