27 Oct '11, 1pm

Google Goes After More Survey Sites

Google Goes After More Survey Sites

Google continues assault on domain names monetized through survey sites. Google has filed a UDRP case against the owner of three Gmail typos that forward to “survey” sites. The three domains — gmaill.com, gmal.com, and gmiail.com — all lead to a page on VideoRewardsNow.com that have a logo oddly similar to Gmail’s logo: Once users complete the three question “survey” they are invited to select a prize such as an iPad. But in order to get that prize they must complete online offers. Google has been aggressively going after sites monetized like this, including filing cases against multiple YouTube related sites and Goggle.com . It lost the case for Goggle.com because of some prior history with the domain, but I suspect that case isn’t over yet. I suspect Google is more concerned with these sites compared to pay-per-click parked pages because they can create ill will toward t...

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