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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    … Liz Eswein wasn’t always interested in photography. She had a DSLR camera growing up, and her uncle Stephen Shames was a photojournalist who shot Stephen Hawking and The Black Panthers (not at the same time). But Eswein herself “wasn’t that into it.” That all changed in the spring of 2011 when Eswein signed up for Instagram. Just three…

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