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The Most Popular Celebrity on That New Search Engine for Porn? Kim Kardashian, Of Kourse

Person of interest. (Photo: David Shankbone, via Flickr Creative Commons

Just a couple of weeks ago, the Internet got what it’s so clearly needed all along: an, ahem, portal to the universe of smut. Launched September 27, Search.xxx is meant to provide a secure alternative to just Googling your most secret fetish, so you won’t get outed the next time someone borrows your laptop.

ICM Registry, the company behind the site, reached out to Betabeat to share a few statistics. Search.xxx received a whopping billion impressions within its first week, as grateful porn connoisseurs and teens stuck using the family computer flocked to the site. Read More

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Secure Your Spank Bank! .XXX Offers a Safe New Search Engine for Parallel Universe of Porn

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Awhile back, a friend confessed that she used Safari exclusively for watching porn, so her . . . unconventional searches wouldn’t pollute her Google results–or good moral standing. Last week, another friend admitted to clearing out his browser history every single time he indulged. (I got the impression this was a fairly regular ordeal.)

Even with the advent of privacy (read: porn) mode, one never quite feels incognito. “You could have been looking for Brazilian midget transsexuals or something, you know?” Stuart Lawley, CEO of ICM Registry told Betabeat in a booming British accent. “And then you’re looking for Brazilian wax and it autocompletes. How are you going to explain that to your partner looking over your shoulder?” Read More