cybersquatting

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cybersquatting

(ˈsaɪbəˌskwɒtɪŋ)
n
(Telecommunications) the practice of registering an internet domain name that is likely to be wanted by another person, business, or organization in the hope that it can be sold to them for a profit
ˈcyberˌsquatter n

cy•ber•squat•ting

(ˈsaɪ bərˌskwɒt ɪŋ)
n.
the registration of a commercially valuable Internet domain name, as a trademark, with the intention of selling it or profiting from its use.
[1995–2000]
cy′ber•squat`ter, n.
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cybersquatting

[ˈsaɪbərskwɒtɪŋ] ncybersquatting m
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Critics of the plan, such as Mikki Barry of the Domain Name Rights Coalition, a nonprofit that lobbies for fair and open domain name practices, point out that the USPS has no relevant expertise in the area of top-level domain administration and argue that it would likely bungle the job.