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Cybersquatting On Domains Related To The Presidential Race

Now that Donald Trump is the likely Republican nominee, his campaign is turning its attention to, among other things, picking a vice presidential candidate. Soon enough, either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders will do the same. Once each party has a ticket, it will be time to launch a new campaign website and brand. But that last part – the branding – can be difficult, especially if someone else owns the desired domain name.

Ben Philpott from Here & Now contributor KUT in Austin dives into the world of political cyber squatting.

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Ted Cruz found his VP candidate, but he doesn't own the web domain with both their last names. (CRUZCARLY.COM)
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Ted Cruz found his VP candidate, but he doesn't own the web domain with both their last names. (CRUZCARLY.COM)