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cybersquatting

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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 September 30, 2013

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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 March 13, 2013

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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 September 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 June 21, 2012

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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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ICANN attracts 100 would-be Net domain operators

So far, 100 registrants can apply for generic top-level domains to expand beyond .com to .all-sorts-of-things, Internet overseer ICANN says.

By February 14, 2012

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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 January 30, 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 November 22, 2011

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Apple to porn name squatters: Knock it off

A new complaint has Apple targeting a handful of iPhone-related domains being used by pornographic Web cybersquatters.

By November 3, 2011

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Advertising groups lambaste Net address expansion

ICANN's plan to dramatically expand the number of Internet domains means trademark holders face big new expenses and risks to their brands, advertiser groups say.

By August 18, 2011