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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