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Yesterday, Facebook earned a victory in its case against typosquatters

Facebook earned a victory yesterday in its case against typosquatters — people with domain names similar to a popular site who aim to confuse and potentially profit from Web users.

The U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled in favor of the social network, which earned a hefty payout of almost $2.8 million and gained control of more than 100 domains.

According to TechCrunch, Facebook is the first big company to win liability damages in a case tried under the U.S. Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act.

The list of ”misspelled” domains included,,,,,,,, and

Source: pcmag