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.com / .co stealing traffic

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by skeye, Oct 31, 2016.

  1. skeye

    skeye Junior Member

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    Say I found a for sale .co domain with an address identical to a popular .com domain.

    Think of reddit.com / reddit.co well. a bit less popular. What do I do to get the most our of it?
     
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    If they also have the trademark of that name, you will lose it very soon.
     
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    Not register it.
     
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    You will lose the domain if you are trying to use their image / represent them in any way to help monetize your site. If it's a completely different niche then it is fine to have.
     
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  5. skeye

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    Thing is, that name is pretty generic, can't be used as a trademark I think. something like apple, only with less lawyers. So I can basically make a website about apples, will they still be able to take that down?