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noob question- Brand jacking-risk?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by dienummer, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. dienummer

    dienummer Junior Member

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    Can you get sued for brand jacking? I mean if I used a brand name in my domain (e.g. dell) which has high search volume and manage to get traffic from the site, what is the likelihood that the company will sue me? Can they actually do that?
     
  2. BadyBoySEO

    BadyBoySEO Regular Member

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    If its a trademark they can do. You will probably get a cease and desist and then they will work to have the domain taken out of your hands. If you knowingly buying a domain to get some traffic through this you have little hope keeping the domain in your hands.
     
  3. SeanAustin

    SeanAustin Power Member

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    Stop right there, turn around, and walk the other way. :spankme:
     
  4. Untouchable

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    Yes you will receive a cease and desist and worst case scenario get sued.