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cybersquatter

A cybersquatter is a company/individual that registers a website address (domain name) as a form of investment, with the aim of selling it at an inflated price.

typosquatter

A typosquatter is a company/individual that registers the misspelling of a popular website address, either to increase advertising revenue or as a form of parody/social criticism. For examples, see the ZDNet article: ‘Typosquatters’ turn flubs into cash.

 

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