Typos May Earn Google $500 Million A Year

04/19/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • New Scientist

Google may be earning an alleged $500 million a year via companies and individuals who register deceptive website addresses.

The claim centres on a controversial scheme known as "typosquatting", the practice of registering a misspelled variant of a popular web domain.

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