• 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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    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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  • Truth in Domain Names Act Jails Domainer

    Here’s an interesting article from Wikipedia – did you know that there’s another law in addition to the well known Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act?  It’s called the Truth in Domain Names Act and a domain “investor” has gone to jail for what he did with typo domain names....

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    Why Typo Domains Aren’t Dangerous – Except to the Merchant

    If you think that typo domains are associated with malware or phishing schemes, think again. According to Jonathan Spring, it’s more profitable to make money with typo domains instead of tricking or infecting visitors. My hypothesis for the real reason is that the typo domains are not worth compromising, while compromise...

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  • Pinterest wins lawsuit agains typosquatter

    Pinterest goes after a typo squatter and wins 7.9 million dollars and will be given over 100 typo domains related to the popular Pinterest domain name. A court ruled against Qian Jin a Chinese typo squatter who purchased over a hundred typo domains of the massive social network and used those domains to profit from

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    OptimizePress and James Dyson Scammed by Typo Domain Affiliates

    A well known internet marketer with a great product is starting a big launch – sound familiar? Well it happens all the time and many of these marketers have $million paydays with their launches. Often it’s due to their JV/Affiliate program where they have affiliates that drive them a lot of their traffic…...

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  • john chow should pray for the ending of typo domainers

    How John Chow is Losing Money Online

    John Chow is know as one of the top “make money online” bloggers, who used to get links to his site by having contests and prizes. Now John has moved to the next level of internet marketing – from blogger/affiliate to celebrity IM guru with his own products. With all this notoriety, John has also

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  • Typo Domain Shenanigans

    Bad News About Your Brand (+Survey)

    If you don’t own or plan to ever own a domain, product, company, or anything else that you could say is a brand, then this article isn’t for you. Otherwise, read on as there’s some seriously sneaky shenanigans going on related to your brand’s traffic, and it’s just getting worse. And I have...

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    How Valuable is ObamaCare.com?

    The domain Obamacare.com clearly has value from all the type-in traffic that it’s getting, as mentioned in this excellent article by Sean Sullivan (guest post on thedomains.com blog). We agree – just look at the typo domains. Already 39 are registered against this domain, including our favourite: obamascare.com...

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