Microsoft campaign goes after 'cybersquatters'

Wednesday, 23 August 2006, 12:27 PM EST

Web users who've had the frustrating experience of mistyping a common or popular Web-site URL and inadvertently landing on a page full of pay-per-click ads may soon have relief due to a new campaign by Microsoft.

Microsoft filed three lawsuits against so-called "cybersquatters" that have purchased Web site domain names that contain names that are Microsoft's registered trademarks so they can lure Web browsers to sites of pay-per-click advertisements.

At InfoWorld.

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