Domain Squatting

Cybersquatting (also known as domain squatting), according to the United States federal law known as the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, is registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else. The cybersquatter then offers to sell the domain to the person or company who owns a trademark contained within the name at an inflated price.The term is derived from "squatting", which is the act of occupying an abandoned or unoccupied space or building that the squatter does not own, rent, or otherwise have permission to use.
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    … become an Instagram entrepreneur. As the name implies, the account was dedicated to documenting New York City and its seemingly endless number of picturesque settings, skyscapes and characters. The account quickly garnered a following, and brands like T-Mobile started offering her $500 to post photos. Eswein, who had interned in the advertising…

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