cybersquatter

cybersquatter
cybersquatting cy‧ber‧squat‧ting [ˈsaɪbəˌskwɒtɪŋ ǁ -bərˌskwɑː-] noun [uncountable] COMPUTING
the illegal practice of registerIng a domain name (= putting an Internet address on an official list ) with the intention of selling it to another company in order to make a profit:

• Some countries have specific laws against cybersquatting beyond the normal rules of trademark law.

— cybersquatter noun [countable]

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cybersquatting UK US /ˈsaɪbəˌskwɒtɪŋ/ noun [U]
a situation in which someone pays to officially take a famous name as an internet address, so that they can later sell it for a high price to the person or organization with that name: »

The lawsuit claims both cybersquatting and trademark infringement.

cybersquat verb [I] (-tt-)
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The registration must be renewed or someone else can claim or cybersquat on your address.

cybersquatter noun [C]
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In many cases, the domain name that has been reserved by the cybersquatter has already been trademarked or service marked by another organization.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Cybersquatter — Cybersquatting (engl. squatter = Hausbesetzer), auch Domänenbesetzung, ist eine abfällige Bezeichnung für das Registrieren von Begriffen als Internet Domainnamen, die dem Registrierenden eigentlich nicht zustehen. Der Cybersquatter bietet diese… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cybersquatter — Cyberbesetzer . Person, die sich Domainnames reservieren läßt, ohne sie selbst zu nutzen. Cybersquatter (Domaingrabber) hoffen, daß interessierte Unternehmen diese Domains um viel Geld kaufen möchten. Domain, Domaingrabber …   Online-Wörterbuch Deutsch-Lexikon

  • cybersquatter — noun A person who participates in cybersquatting …   Wiktionary

  • cybersquatter — ● ►en n. m. ou vi. ►SECU * Personne (physique ou morale), pratiquant le cybersquat. * Activité de la personne précédemment citée (hou la vilaine) …   Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • cybersquatter — cy|ber|squat|ter [ˈsaıbəˌskwɔtə US bərˌskwa:tər] n someone who officially records the names of companies that they do not own or work for as ↑domain names on the Internet in order to sell these names to companies for profit >cybersquatting n… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cybersquatter — n. person who acquires a domain name that is the same as the brand name or make of a famous company with the hopes of selling it to that company for a profit at a later date …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cybersquatter — cyˈbersquatter noun • • • Main Entry: ↑cybersquatting …   Useful english dictionary

  • cybersquatting — cybersquatter, n. /suy beuhr skwot ing/, n. the registration of a commercially valuable Internet domain name, as a trademark, with the intention of selling it or profiting from its use. [1995 2000; CYBER + SQUAT + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cybersquatting — cybersquatter, n. /suy beuhr skwot ing/, n. the registration of a commercially valuable Internet domain name, as a trademark, with the intention of selling it or profiting from its use. [1995 2000; CYBER + SQUAT + ING1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cybersquatting — (engl. squatter = Hausbesetzer), auch Domänenbesetzung oder Domainsquatting, ist eine abfällige Bezeichnung für das Registrieren von Begriffen als Internet Domainnamen, die dem Registrierenden eigentlich nicht zustehen. Die Registrierung von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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