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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The domain investigation tool is a complete solution to both managing global domain portfolios and ferretting out domain squatters.
Though you are free to register any domain name, the ones bought to benefit from the reputation of established brands and trademarks may get you a place in the long list of domain squatters.