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Taylor Swift reportedly buys X-rated domains with her name

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Taylor Swift is being proactive so that the haters don’t even have a chance to hate, hate, hate.

A report from CNN Money suggests that the musician has purchased some X-rated domains involving her name so that no one else on the internet can use them for more nefarious purposes.

Stuart Lawley, the CEO of ICM registry, reportedly told CNN Money that Swift’s management team has purchased TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult, as the company is in charge of .porn and .adult domains. 

According to CNN, ICM is allowing a certain group of individuals and companies to jump on these domains before they’re open to the public for purchase on June 1. This move would allow those groups to protect their image before a random teenager on the internet locks them down and charges a premium for those groups to buy them back.

As more specialty domains become available, this is likely trend that will continue for major brand names and celebrities wanting to protect their image.

And while Swift is famously protective of her image and work, she isn’t the only one reportedly jumping on the opportunity. Microsoft is said to have already purchased Office.porn and Office.adult to make sure that your Outlook and Word profiles don’t suddenly become linked to something much less family friendly.