Dell's Lawsuit is Revealing Enormous Sums of Money Made by Domain Tasting and Parking Pages

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A civil suit filed in Florida by Dell and its Alienware subsidiary is giving insight into the enormous sums of money that can be made by creating Web pages full of advertising links.

In October, Dell sued a group of domain registrars, alleging the companies bought more than 1,100 domain names with trademark-infringing characteristics, such as "" in order to put advertising links on the pages… "Dell contends the defendants control some 1 million domain names, and believes they also have used at least 64 million other unique domain names." Also read John Levine's blog post for more details.

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