[kwlug-disc] kwlug on twitter?
Andrew Kohlsmith (Mailing List Account)
aklists at mixdown.ca
Wed Dec 23 13:31:34 EST 2009
On December 22, 2009 09:03:07 pm Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
> One is not sufficient. I've got a squatter sitting on the .ca of my
> company name. His response when I asked about negotiating a sale was
> profane. If you want to protect a name, you've got to get everything.
I very strongly DISagree with you on this. If you've got a brand, the
squatters can have all the other ones they want. It's this huge land grab that
is making the web a steaming pile in the first place.
> People can and will end up at variations of your domain name - there
> are people using automated and cloaked methods to see what domains
> you're registering for no other reason than to grab that domain name
> variation. And the only recourse to get that traffic back is
Sadly this is the case today. I still think that paying $100/yr for a dozen
domains is a ridiculous countermeasure.
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