July 31, 2007 12:51am
Domain Name Auction; Proceeds for ASACP
Source: ASACP (the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection)
by: Company Press Release
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) will be a beneficiary of Moniker.comís domain name auction at the Internext Expo in Florida this week. This is the second year that domain asset management services company Moniker.com will be holding an auction of premium adult domain names.
More than 250 domain names will be on the auction block during the three-hour event at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida on Saturday, August 4 beginning at 1:00 pm Et. The auction takes place during the Internext Expo which is a business-to-business online and digital media adult entertainment industry conference. An additional 2,000 domain names will be available for purchase during a concurrent, online Silent Auction. The Silent Auction begins on Saturday, August 4 and will conclude on Thursday, August 9. ASACP will receive all of the proceeds from the live auction sale of two domain names. The name donated by Moniker that ASACP will benefit from the sale of is: AdultWebDesigner.com.
"Moniker fully supports the mission of ASACP and its commitment to protecting childrenís welfare online," said Monte Cahn, co-founder and Ceo of Moniker.com. "We believe that AdultWebDesigner.com could fetch bids for several thousand dollars and the funds raised will notably impact ASACP operations and draw attention to its positive work around the Internet."
Another domain name will be donated by Internext Expo. Being that most non- profits work on shoe-string budgets and with limited staff, ASACP being no exception, creative fundraising is essential to maximizing the impact an organization can have.
"Moniker.comís first auction made over 1.9 million dollars! A domain name can be one of the most important assets a business has so it is an area where companies cannot afford to be frugal," stated ASACPís Executive Director Joan Irvine. "Being the recipient of the proceeds of the sale of two domain names during this auction will be a great benefit to ASACP. When a company like Moniker.com and an event like Internext Expo step forward to raise money for us that gives us the much needed time and resources we need to focus on our work." Moniker.com and Internext Expo are not the only ones to recognize how they can utilize their resources to benefit a non-profit. Porn Cares has been in touch with ASACP and has expressed interest in raising funds for their child protection efforts.
Moniker is a top 10 domain registrar as well as the first provider of Domain Asset Managementô which is a complete set of business services that includes name creation, registration, acquisition, portfolio management, appraisal and escrow services, traffic monetization and after-market sales. Moniker holds the industry's highest customer retention rate and is considered an industryís premier marketplace to buy and sell domain names.
Founded in 1996, the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating child pornography from the Internet. ASACP also works to help parents prevent children from viewing age- inappropriate material online. Companies and individuals interested in supporting ASACP may go to
www.ASACP.org for more information on how to get involved.