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cyber-squatting

<jargon, networking> The practice of registering famous brand names as Internet domain names, e.g. harrods.com, ibm.firm or sears.shop, in the hope of later selling them to the appropriate owner at a profit.

(1998-01-22)

 


Nearby terms: cybersex cyberspace cyberspastic cyber-squatting CyberWand CyberZine CYBIL
 

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