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Microsoft Takes Aim At 'Typosquatters'

Aug 24, 2006, 6:00 AM
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Software giant Microsoft this week filed three lawsuits targeting cybersquatters and typosquatters--companies that have registered names that are spelled almost identically to Microsoft trademarks. The alleged squatters are monetizing these sites by displaying ads to visitors who land there after making a mistake when typing in the Microsoft site's url.

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