Domain Owners File Class Action Lawsuit Against Google

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    A group of domainers have filed a class action case against Google. The domainers are claiming that Google is profiting from typo-squatting websites. Apparently, many typo-squatters are now implementing Google's Adsense For Domains (AFD) on their websites.

    What is typo-squatting?

    Google Profiting From Typo Squatting, Report Charges | Threat Level from Wired.com

    A hearing of the case will be heard next month. It will be interesting to see what the outcome of this case will be.
     
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    Update: The US court has denied the plaintiffs' motion for class certification:

    Source: Vulcan Golf v. Google Class Certification Denied