Cybersquatters target Euro 2008 gamblers

According to research by domain name management specialist NetNames, in the weeks building up to the tournament cybersquatters have been registering numerous domain names which lexically relate to Euro 2008 and betting.

These domains have been furnished with lucrative pay-per click advertising (PPC) websites designed to make money from unsuspecting browsers.

There were multiple domain names, registered in the UK, which were either parked or cybersquatted – all of which included PPC advertising websites.

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