Kevin Peacock with the city says it's all about protecting the brand and image of Saskatoon.
He says they were concerned as a municipal government that it would be quite embarrassing if someone typed in Saskatoon and it called up a porn site.
The six domain names cost taxpayers nearly $1,000 to hold for two years.
Several other local companies and institutions, including PotashCorp and the University of Saskatchewan, have bought X-rated domain names as well.
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