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Google rewarded the Guy who Accidentally bought Google.com, But he Donated it to Charity

Google rewarded the Guy who Accidentally bought Google.com, But he Donated it to Charity

October 10, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Sanmay Ved – the man who actually managed to buy Google.com got a huge reward from Google, but he donated all money to charity. Last week, an ex-Google employee and now-Amazon employee managed to buy the world's most-visited domain Google.com via Google's own Domains service for only $12 . However, Ved owned Google.com for one whole minute before the Mountain View company realized it was a mistake and cancelled the transaction. After acknowledging the mistake, Google rewarded Ved with some unknown amount of cash, but when Ved generously suggested donating his prize money to charity instead, Google just doubled the reward. Google Rewarded Ved with More than $10,000 Ved believed that his real reward was just being the person who bought Google.com for a whole minute. "I do not care about the money," Ved told in an interview with Business Insider. "It was never about the money. I also want to set an example that [there are] people who [wi
Donald Trump is Suing a Brooklyn man for Cyber squatting

Donald Trump is Suing a Brooklyn man for Cyber squatting

April 03, 2013Mohit Kumar
J. Taikwok Yung is 33, lives with his mom in Brooklyn, and bought domain names that criticize billionaire Donald Trump and cybersquatting him.  Cybersquatting  is a legitimate crime that’s defined by the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act. " Cybersquatting (also known as domain squatting), according to the United States federal law known as the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, is registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else. The cybersquatter then offers to sell the domain to the person or company who owns a trademark contained within the name at an inflated price. " from wikipedia. Donald Trump is seeking $400,000 in damages from a Brooklyn man, who register four domains trumpindia.com, trumpbeijing.com, trumpmumbai.com and trumpabudhabi.com as domain names of well-known trademarks and then try to sell the names back to the trademark owners, Mr. Tru
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