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    Huffington Post Validates Typo Domain Threat

    This recent article in the Huffington Post mentioned a frightening statistic: almost 1/5th of a brand’s Typo Domains redirect back to the original domain, with the largest portion of the remainder (32%) typically parked. From the article, this is interesting: “The data showed that only 19 percent of the domain...

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    BrandVerity Exposes Phony Merchant Site – Cloned With Screenshot

    It’s pretty easy to clone a merchant site – you don’t need to copy all the files. Just take a screenshot and upload it as a “one page” website. In an excellent post, the team at BrandVerity shows just how close a “screenshot clone” site can look like the original merchant site....

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    GoDaddy Busted in Typo Domain Lawsuit

    Domain registrars are often hosting typo domains, and GoDaddy is one of them. In this case reported by Ananova, a news blog, GoDaddy was a bad daddy for the domain owners that were hoping to profit from mis-keyed direct navigation of a big brand, where the landing pages had money-making ads on them. Here’s more

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    Bitcoin Typo Domains Explode

    If you haven’t heard about Bitcoins yet you will soon enough. This new digital currency is taking off as the US government looks at it more closely while Chinese investors go gaga over it. Just look at the Alexa ranking for bitcoin.com – it has grown in traffic so much in the last period that

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    Forget Sex and .xxx – The Threat is Much Worse Today

    It’s scary how Stephen Logan wrote about the cybersquatting threat over 2 years before it really began. In this article he discusses the sexy .xxx top level domain, well before the current attack of over 500 new gtld’s that we are about to see in 2013 and 2014. So forget about the sex (.xxx) for

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  • gtld typo domain threat get jiggy with it

    Top Media Company Issues Cybersquatter Threat Warning re New GTld Onslaught

    Thomson Reuters issued a dire warning re GTLD’s and Threat of Cybersquatters. The 60,000 employee company is warning brand owners to start monitoring their brands now, before the impact of all the new GTLD’s is upon us. The Internet namespace is about to increase and the opportunity for squatting on brand names...

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  • Carlos Santana wins domain name from squatter

    Carlos Santana wins domain name from typosquatter after he finds the squatter misrepresenting his image online.  Brand image is important and that includes those of famous individuals like Carlos Santana who realized that a company was illegally typosquatting his name and intentinally trying to confuse Mr Santanas fans. ...

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    Don’t Go Overboard Buying Domains after the GTLD Domains Launch

    With the new GTLDs launching soon we are going to see a swarm of businesses and individuals running after new domains in the hopes of finding a pot of gold. In the elite industry of domaining you are going to notice that most of the new domainers looking for the needle in the haystack are

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    Hackers Can’t Spell – Just ask the NSA or was it NASA?

    Even hackers make typo mistakes, as Slate Magazine discusses the recent hacking of the NASA website. Did they type “NASA” when really intending to type “NSA”? This is a scary proposition as hackers could make even more serious errors such as typing an extra “0” when transferring money...

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  • .CO Typo Domains Not that Profitable

    Typo Domainers try to capitalize on other TLDs besides .com however they don’t find it nearly as profitable. A great example of the percentages comes from the Domaing Investing article linked below. As you can see from their article typo domainers who buy .co domains of high traffic .com domains generally pull less...

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