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About AdultBlock and AdultBlock+

Minds and Machines is the sponsor and GoDaddy Registry is the backend provider for the AdultBlock product.

AdultBlock is designed to block registrations across the four adult-themed TLDs, .ADULT, .PORN, .SEX, and .XXX. AdultBlock will block all corresponding available domains irrespective of the price point and will automatically block any additional dropped names while the block service is in place.

Any corresponding domains that are currently registered cannot be blocked until the name is deleted or expires. Once the redemption period has ended and the domain name becomes available, the domain name will be automatically added to the block for the remainder of the service period.

Who can register AdultBlock or AdultBlock+?

Currently AdultBlock is only available to existing .XXX block holders. As a current block holder, you have the opportunity to convert your block into an AdultBlock or AdultBlock+. Converting your existing block does not require any re-validation, however you must renew your existing SunriseB Block before expiry date.

Benefits of the AdultBlock Products


  • Blocks the label across all 4 Adult themed TLDs
  • Blocks domains when they become available
  • Premium domain name blocking
  • Includes your single selected label
  • Available for 1, 3, 5, & 10 years


  • All benefits of AdultBlock above
  • Unlimited labels covered
  • Variant labels blocking
  • Unicode variant blocking homoglyphs & IDNs

Can I convert my current AdultBlock Product to a standard domain registration?

For policy reasons, a conversion is not possible. You will need to either convert to an AdultBlock or attempt to register the domain when it becomes available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Once in place, the AdultBlock service does not allow for domain names to be unblocked. A deletion must be made before re-registering as a standard registration.

More info

  • Want to register a .ADULT domain? Search for your domain today.
  • Want to register a .PORN domain? Search for your domain today.
  • Want to register a .SEX domain? Search for your domain today.
  • Want to register a .XXX domain? Search for your domain today.
  • Check out our most common domain articles to get started with your .ADULT, .PORN, .SEX, .XXX domain.