Twitter adds twiter.biz to its case at WIPO

Official Twitter homepage

Twitter has added an additional domain name to its dispute recently filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) over the typo twiter.com. 

According to the WIPO Guide to the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), “Under Paragraph 3(c) of the UDRP Rules, the Complaint may relate to more than one domain name, so long as the person or entity that is the registrant of the domain names specified in the Complaint is the same.”

Although twiter.biz doesn’t resolve at the time of this story, twiter.com still has a website online that tricks visitors who accidentally type in the address into thinking they’re on an official Twitter page.  

An online survey then asks a series of questions before trying to gather your cell phone and e-mail information.

A compliance review is currently pending for WIPO Case D2011-0986.

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