Typosquat - definition of typosquat by The Free Dictionary
Related to typosquat: URL hijacking
To register a domain name that is a common misspelling of a popular domain name (or the domain name of a well-known brand) in order to capture Internet traffic from users who mistype domain names.
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Brand owners can use this information to take action to enforce their trademark rights, or to take proactive steps, registering potential typosquat
domains before someone else does," Olson said.
websites are those where an unscrupulous pornographer has deliberately registered names with typos to drive unwilling customers to pornography sites.