Take advantage of Oxylabs proxies and web scraping services to set up effective automated routines. Identify imposter websites and take action against domain squatters.
Oxylabs solutions will help you:
Track and monitor domain squatters
Conduct monitoring tasks at scale
Protect your trademark’s reputation
Ensure a constant flow of real-time SERP data with Oxylabs web scraping infrastructure. Collect various data types to cover all content formats for potential domain squatting activities. Use simple queries to sweep through major search engines at scale and leave all the hard work to us.
Don’t worry about coding scrapers and parsers or scaling your tasks. We take care of it all from our side.
Retrieve search results, images, ads, news, and more on a large scale.
Collect real-time data from the top search engines worldwide: Google, Bing, Baidu, and Yandex.
Access geo-restricted content anywhere in the world with country, city, and coordinate-level targeting opportunities. Ease the detection of misappropriated traffic with monitoring opportunities in 195 countries and territories.
Ensure block-free data collection from complex websites to find squatted domains. Using smart maintenance-free solutions, such as SERP Scraper API and Datacenter Proxies with a 2M+ proxy pool, you can monitor massive amounts of data in real time without CAPTCHA interference, bans, or blocks.
Prevent domain squatters from tarnishing your trademark. Track and monitor fake websites to protect your customers from falling victim to cybercriminals. With Oxylabs solutions, make sure the trademark infringement detection is quick – spend your time where it matters most – getting back your trademark.
Oxylabs Datacenter Proxies are an excellent resource for monitoring domain squatters. High uptime, speed, and anonymity ensure swift results.
One of the fastest proxy servers on the market
Unlimited concurrent sessions
No bandwidth or target limits
SERP Scraper API
Leverage the power of SERP Scraper API to track domain squatters. Collect SERP data from Google, Baidu, Bing, and Yandex to determine potential trademark infringement.
Successful data delivery for constant data flow
Relevant SERP data from any location and device
Robust infrastructure and hands-down integration
More benefits of Datacenter Proxies:
Quick and effortless monitoring at scale.
Up to 99.9%.
More benefits of SERP Scraper API:
Scrape multiple pages at once with up to 1000 URLs per batch.
Schedule recurring scraping and parsing jobs with Scheduler.
Multiple delivery options
Retrieve results via the API or to your cloud storage bucket (AWS S3 or GCS).
What is domain name squatting?
Domain squatting is the practice of registering or acquiring an internet domain name with the intention of selling it for profit to someone who may have a legitimate interest in the name. It is often considered unethical and sometimes illegal, as the domain squatter is taking advantage of the demand for a domain name similar to a known brand.
How do I get rid of a domain squatter?
There are a few steps you can take to try and resolve a domain squatting issue:
1. Negotiate with the domain squatter – if the domain squatter is open to negotiation, you may be able to reach an agreement to transfer the domain name to you.
2. File a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – If the domain name is similar to your trademark, you can file a complaint with WIPO's Arbitration and Mediation Center.
3. Take legal action – if other options fail, you may need to take legal action against the domain squatter. This could involve filing a lawsuit or seeking a court order to transfer the domain name to you.
4. Contact the registrar – the registrar is the company that manages the registration of the domain name. If the domain squatter is violating the registrar's terms of service, they may be able to take action to remove the domain name.
What is an example of cybersquatting?
Cybersquatting is a type of domain squatting that specifically involves registering and using a domain name that is similar or identical to a trademark of a well-known brand. For example, registering the domain name with the intention of selling it to an online retailer that has a trademark on the name. Such behavior is illegal in many jurisdictions and can lead to legal action by the trademark owner.
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