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Facebook Beats the Cybersquatters
2013-05-02 11:34:46

A court has just handed Facebook a victory in their war against domain squatters – companies and individuals which buy lookalike and soundalike domains and never use them.

2010-06-23 12:55:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent study by domain name strategy consultancy FairWinds Partners, the companies behind 250 of the most visited websites are, in aggregate, losing over 448 million impressions and $327 million per year through domains that are typos of those 250 websites (for example, facebok.com is a common typo of facebook.com).

2008-09-27 03:00:17

By Anonymous Homesteading or squatting, pioneers or nesters, what you call a practice all depends on your point of view. Cybersquatting, as the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO 2008) recently acknowledged, is still with us and growing.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.