typo squatter

typo squatter

(World-Wide Web)
A domain squatter who registers a domain name that is a common typographical error for a popular web site so that people will visit their site accidentally, e.g. http://goggle.com/ for http://google.com/.
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A typo squatter will change a URL from its known link to a similar URL that may have one additional letter (usually a consonant).
Kahn stated, "Cyrsh's technology is a formidable tool to fight cyber squatters and typo squatters and can save money and time for companies employing it in their systems.