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Apple receives seven domain names used for porn, that use iPhone in the URL address

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Apple receives seven domain names used for porn, that use iPhone in the URL address
A few weeks ago we told you that Apple was in the process of trying to obtain a number of domain names used by porn sites that contained "iPhone" in the URL. For example, one of the sites that rankled the brass at Cupertino was www.iphone4s.com. That domain name, along with six others, is now under Apple's control. According to WHOIS, the seven names are now officially owned by MarkMonitor which is a company that protects brand names and in this case, is protecting Apple. In the spy business, MarkMonitor would be considered a "beard".

Besides www.iphone4s.com, the other six are iphonecamforce.com, iphonecam4s.com, iphoneporn4s.com, iphonesex4s.com, iphonexxforce.com, and porn4iphones.com. The owner of the domain names was an Israeli company that turned them over to Apple after the tech giant filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization. Back in July, WIPO ordered that the ipods.com domain be turned over to Apple. That case required a ruling from the organization in order for Apple to obtain control of the name while in the latest situation, the seven domain names were turned over to Apple before a ruling was necessary.

The iphone4s.com domain name was registered 3 years before the introduction of the Apple iPhone 4S. Apple does own the rights to iphone4.com, but not iphone3gs.com and iphone3.com. While ownership of the seven porn-linked domain names has changed, typing in the sites on your browser could still result with the porn site coming on your screen as it is up to Apple or MarkMonitor to change the destination site that the nameserver points to, and so far they have failed to do so in some cases.

source: Domainnamewire via AppleInsider

Apple has obtained seven domain names with the iPhone name that were used for porn.

Apple has obtained seven domain names with the iPhone name that were used for porn.


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posted on 22 Nov 2011, 15:38 5

1. downphoenix (Posts: 2295; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)


I think that Apple should at the very least pay damages to the company for costs to register those domains. The company had to pay whatever they paid to register those domains in their name. If no damages are paid, its safe to assume the WIPO are apple fanboys.

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 16:17 2

3. beatsandmelody (Posts: 109; Member since: 01 Nov 2011)


What's kind of ironic is that iphone4s.com seems to have been a way for the original registrant to shorten iphone for sex. 3 years later, an actual iPhone 4S is on the market!

posted on 23 Nov 2011, 00:19 1

11. Lucas777 (Posts: 2121; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)


not really... if i used ur intellectual property shud u pay me just because i decided i wanted to use it?

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 16:06 6

2. LewsTherin006 (Posts: 140; Member since: 18 Nov 2011)


apple should have bought these domain names when they launched the iphone, they also should buy iphone4sucks.com and the like so that way people cant make those kinds of sights. this is pretty standard through out the industry.

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 17:00 2

4. deathdvc (Posts: 9; Member since: 29 Aug 2011)


Iphone = pubert customer

posted on 23 Nov 2011, 07:24 1

12. sudhar131998 (Posts: 63; Member since: 06 Sep 2011)


I totally agree with you .

posted on 23 Nov 2011, 07:26 1

13. sudhar131998 (Posts: 63; Member since: 06 Sep 2011)


but I think the site name iphone4s was basically meant to be iphone force

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 17:01 2

5. ghost_uwi (Posts: 47; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)


hmmmm.......BAHAHHAAHHAAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHHA ....... *breathes* ...... BAHAHAHAHHAHAAHAHHAAAHHAA

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 18:52 3

6. networkdood (Posts: 6263; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Dirty deeds....done with sheep?

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 19:08 4

7. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


Complete waste of time
They don't like sex at apple ?

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 22:44 3

10. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)


no coz they dont have the free will to do so. silly i-idiots

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 20:22 3

8. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)


lol.. now what is apple going to do with www.iphoneporn4s.com,www.iphonesex4s.com,www.iphonexxforce.com, ???? sell porn when iphone fails ???

posted on 22 Nov 2011, 20:24 4

9. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)


apple should also buy www.isuck.com,www.applesucks.com,

posted on 23 Nov 2011, 09:10 1

14. ibap (Posts: 692; Member since: 09 Sep 2009)


Apple likes to brag about how many apps there are for their phones.

So how about a count of fart apps and porn apps and sites?

posted on 24 Nov 2011, 15:09

15. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6264; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Iporn

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