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.

Last updated: 1998-01-22

Nearby terms:

cyberspacecyberspasticcyber-squattingCyberWandCyberZine

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