Harvard Professor Sues Google for Aiding Typosquatters

Harvard Business School professor Benjamin G. Edelman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Google for its decision to contract with "typosquatting" Web sites to place advertisements on these sites. A typosquatting Web site has an address almost identical to that of another Web site, and is designed to capitalize on internet users' typos by exposing them to advertisements, according to Edelman, whose research focuses on electronic marketplaces and online advertising fraud.

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