What is cybersquatting?

The practice of acquiring and registering internet domain names that are similar to a particular brand or easily associated with another company, for the purpose of benefiting from the confusion generated, diverting the brand's natural public, or reselling the domain to the brand at a profit.

A variant of this practice is Typosquatting.

Other denominations:
Cybersquatting, domain squatting

 
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