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Labeled as question in Legal Discussion started by BrandAptly.com, Dec 4, 2019.

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  1. BrandAptly.com

    BrandAptly.com Established Member

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    Will registering a domain variant of a brand of car be considered domain squatting? For example will owning audicarclub.com qualify as a copyright infringement? I purchased audifairfax.com and fairfaxaudi.com yesterday and I was wondering whether to keep them or let them go. I have it on good authority that there will be an audi dealership opening in Fairfax soon.

    Your thoughts...
     
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  2. wurdd

    wurdd Established Member

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    Yes. Get your money back, there's a grace period.
     
  3. vikki88

    vikki88 Established Member

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    don't take such a risk. It's not worth it.
     
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    Audicarclub.com would have been better than audifairfax.com.

    One can be fair use as a Audi fan club the other? No other purpose by flagrant cybersquatting.

    There many car club forums that use the brand of their favorite car and those brands are ok it.

    Audifairfax has no other use but for that dealership.

    You left them no other choice. What do you think they will do next?
     
  6. BrandAptly.com

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    Thank you kind folks for the candid feedback. Looks like I was about to hang myself. I almost registered 75 of them. Good thing I verified first. :xf.grin:
     
  7. gilescoley

    gilescoley Top Member PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    That is a huge mistake with any names/niches. Buy 1-5 names and try and sell them, that reduces your renewal cost so the money you make from sales is all profit. If you bought 75 names and then 6 months later sold one for $750, you have made $0 profit after your $750 renewal costs.
     
  8. BrandAptly.com

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    Oddly enough, there are a ton of 'audi' domains listed for sale on SEDO. They range from audifrance.com to audiq3.com. :xf.confused: Are these guys just plain ballsy or do they know something I don't know?
     

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