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 a moment, and instead replace the xxx with any one of your favourite new GTLD’s – e.g. .loan, .shop, .xyz, . whatever…

Koozai – Why New Domain Extensions Create New Problems for Businesses

This is why domain squatting became such huge business in the last decade. Thanks to tighter regulation and a number of high profile cases, this kind of deliberate domain squatting is dying out.

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