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cybersquatting

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New & Noteworthy: freemac.com; cybersquatting; more

New & Noteworthy: freemac.com; cybersquatting; more

By Aug. 9, 1999

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Verizon awarded 'largest-ever' cybersquatting judgment

Federal court awards $33.15 million to Verizon in a case against a domain registrar that the company claims chooses names that are easily confused with legitimate Verizon sites.

By Dec. 24, 2008

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Verizon to cybersquatters: Get off our Verizon-like domains

Verizon is taking legal action against what it calls "serial cybersquatters" exploiting Verizon-like domain names.

By Jan. 30, 2012

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Pope Francis spurs hundreds of domain name registrations

Just hours after the world's new Roman Catholic leader is named, more than 600 domain names are registered at GoDaddy with keywords such as Pope, Bergoglio, and Habemus Papam.

By Mar. 13, 2013

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Pinterest wins $7.2M in legal battle with cybersquatter

The pinning social network wins a hefty damages award along with the control of 100 domain names such as pintesrest.com, pinterests.com, and pimterest.com.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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iPhone 5 hint as Apple secures iPhone5.com

Apple has recovered iPhone5.com from cybersquatters, perhaps hinting at the name for the next iPhone.

By May. 18, 2012

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Apple wins control over 'iPhone' porn domain names

The company terminates dispute with a domain name squatter after it gains control of iphonesex4s.com and six other names that contain the term "iPhone."

By Nov. 22, 2011

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Pinterest gives legal punch to 'serial cybersquatter'

Sick of a Chinese cybersquatter allegedly snatching dozens of domain names similar to Pinterest, the company files a lawsuit on charges of cyberpiracy, trademark infringement, and more.

By Sep. 5, 2012

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Amazon.com's domain power play: We want to control them all

The e-commerce giant is applying for 76 new top-level domains -- and you won't be able to register any of them. What exactly does it have up its sleeve?

By Jun. 21, 2012