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Cyber-squatters Play the Name Game

The target is usually a celebrity such as Madonna or a big company such as Liverpool Football Club. In a spirit of extortion, the cyber-squatter may tell the target that if they want their name they will have to pay some ridiculous sum which may look tempting if the cyber-squatter posts embarrassing pictures on the site. The cyber-squatter who baulks at trying to extract money may just quietly enjoy the buzz of owning a slice of a powerful entity`s identity and bragging to those without a Web site. Either way, in the mind of the victim, the cyber -squatter is just a technological terrorist who deserves to be dumped in a dungeon. Full Story

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