diTii.com Digital News Hub

Sign up with your email address to be the first to know about latest news and more.

Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse Formed By Yahoo! & Others


Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse Formed By Yahoo! & Others

Brand Owners on Web Offensive from Red Herring reports that Yahoo, Dell, Coca Cola, Hilton and others have joined together to fight cybersquatting. The companies formed a collation against cybersquatters named Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse.

Cybersquatters purchase domain names that are similar to trademark names, such as yahooemail.com and hilt0n.com. Some use that traffic to earn an affiliate commission on sales from the trademark owners, but others may use it for criminal activities, such as phishing for passwords, bank account details and other personal information.

CADNA President Josh Bourne said:

To effectively combat cybersquatting…and other Internet-based fraud, CADNA will work at the national and international levels to make these practices difficult to establish and unprofitable to maintain.

Internet, Domain, CADNA, Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse, Cybersquatters, Domain names

Source:→ SEL Blog

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!