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Microsoft said to go after Xbox One domain name squatters

The software giant files a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum to get ownership over the domains xboxone.com and xboxone.net.

By May 28, 2013

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Facebook wins millions in case against typo squatters

The social network was awarded $2.8 million in damages from defendants who squatted on variations of Facebook's domain name.

By May 1, 2013

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Airbnb guest stays more than 30 days, gets tenant's rights

If you're renting your home on Airbnb, it's worth checking the law. One California woman is finding out the hard way. Her tenant won't leave and does have some rights.

By July 22, 2014

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'Reading Rainbow' brings in $5M, eclipses Kickstarter record for most backers

Actor LeVar Burton's campaign -- which attracted more than 105,000 backers -- will bring a Web-based version of the children's show to 7,500 schools.

By July 2, 2014

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AOL squatter launches his company -- no hiding out required

During the two months Eric Simons spent living at AOL's Silicon Valley offices, he was building ClassConnect. Now, the startup has launched at Claco.

By September 26, 2012

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Twitter yanks Reading Rainbow handle from squatter

Reading Rainbow TV host LeVar Burton used his millions of Twitter followers to help overthrow the squatter who laid claim to the @reading rainbow Twitter handle.

By February 1, 2012

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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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iPhone 5 honeymoon over already?

week in review Owners of the new smartphone find a litany of fault with the new device, while Apple grapples with map miscues. Also: CNET goes to Foxconn.

By September 28, 2012

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How a young entrepreneur got caught living secretly at AOL

CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks to Dan Terdiman about how he broke the story about the famous AOL squatter.

By August 22, 2012

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.CO Internet is a company cool enough for Brooklyn hipsters

Suddenly, the outfit behind the .co domain is everywhere, even if many people barely notice. It's all part of Juan Diego Calle's shrewd strategy.

By March 12, 2012