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Cybersquatting

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Cybersquatting

Cybersquatting

Cybersquatting

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Larry Abramson reports on the practice of "cybersquatting" — buying up Internet addresses that use trademarked names. It's a first-come, first-served practice, and some companies have had their names bought by individuals that have nothing to do with the company or the product. A bill to regulate the practice has been passed in the House, but there is concern that it's an infringement of free speech on the Internet.