- n. Plural form of typosquatter.
“Ben Edelman: Google allows typosquatters to register domain names and show Google ads on those domain names.”
“That preference reflects the fact that Google pays more, so sophisticated typosquatters prefer Google because they know they can make more money.”
“Both companies allow typosquatting, but the majority of typosquatters use Google, more even than the proportion of Google's advertising market share.”
“Apparently, typosquatters have bought the domain names spelled with 4, 9 and 20 "o"s goooogle, etc.”
“Close behind are typosquatters, who register famous names with slight typographic errors, like Peppsi instead of Pepsi.”
“- New research from Harvard Professors Tyler Moore and Ben Edelman suggests that Google may be profiting from typosquatters - at the expense of online advertisers.”
“We're certainly not typosquatters - nobody's going to type in Groggle thinking they're going to reach Google, that's just insane.”
“Merpel, noting that German water is the most expensive on the planet, muses over the splendid name Kondrauer Mineralsprudel Heilwasser Prinz-Ludwig-Quelle and wonders how, if it should ever become a popular brand, it would be guarded from the depredations of typosquatters.”
“Many malicious typosquatters dump, cover up or transfer their domains at the first sign of trouble.”
“Back in 2006 Yahoo was sued by a class of advertisers who alledged that Yahoo sold them ads that were supposed to appear on "highly-targeted" sites and instead wound up on sites filled with spyware or run by typosquatters.”
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