Cyber squatter who purchased area title for one in all Australia’s greatest horse races will not give it up except the occasion provides him $1million
- Cyber squatter purchased web site area magicmillions.com from US for $2,500
- Requested $1million from Magic Tens of millions occasion organisers to surrender area
- Magic Tens of millions racing carnival one of many greatest occasions on Gold Coast calendar
- Annual occasion attended by royalty lately makes use of magicmillions.com.au
Knowledgeable cyber squatter who purchased an internet site area much like one in all Australia’s greatest horse races is making an attempt to money in by demanding $1million from occasion organisers.
North Queensland resident Jeff Geaney purchased the area magicmillions.com from a US firm for $2,500 two-and-a-half years in the past.
The Magic Tens of millions racing carnival is likely one of the greatest occasions on the Gold Coast calendar held in January every year and is owned by famend businessman Gerry Harvey and his spouse Katie Web page.
The famend occasion which has been attended by the Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall lately as an envoy makes use of the web site magicmillions.com.au.
The marginally shorter magicmillions.com area purchased by Mr Geaney at the moment consists of ‘coming quickly’ badge, a photograph of lotto balls and financial institution notes, together with an e-mail deal with.
Cyber squatter Jeff Geaney (pictured) needs to promote his Magic Tens of millions area for $1million
He claims his area has been flooded with 1000’s of emails from individuals who have forgotten the ‘au’ on the finish.
‘We picked it up from an organization within the US that was promoting it for about $2,500,’ he advised the Gold Coast Bulletin.
He provided Magic Tens of millions organisers $1 million for the area and claimed they counter-offered with a bid of $1000.
‘They stated we try to become profitable off their trademark,’ Mr Geaney advised the publication.
Cyber squatting is the act of registering or or utilizing an web area title with the goal to revenue from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to another person.
The Magic Tens of millions racing carnival on the Gold Coast is owned by businessman Gerry Harvey (proper) and his spouse Katie Web page (left)
Jeff Geaney purchased the area magicmillions.com (pictured) from a US agency for $2,500
Mr Geaney describes himself on LinkedIn as a ‘skilled area technician and domainer with a demonstrated historical past of working within the pc area title business’.
Mr Geaney lists his office on LinkedIn and social media as World Web Authority, which owns magicmillions.com, in accordance with the worldwide domains record.
He beforehand registered the area royalweddingrings.com in a bid revenue from the 2011 royal wedding ceremony Prince William and Kate Middleton.
The Magic Tens of millions racing carnival motion pictured) is likely one of the greatest occasion held on Gold Coast every year
Day by day Mail Australia has contacted Mr Geaney and the Magic Tens of millions for remark.
First held in 1987, the $2million 1200 metre Magic Tens of millions Traditional is for two-year-old horses purchased at a Magic Tens of millions sale public sale.
The week-long Magic Tens of millions carnival started on Saturday and ends with the $10.25 million The Star Gold Coast Magic Tens of millions Raceday subsequent Saturday.
The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall and husband and Mike have been regulars on the Magic Tens of millions racing carnival lately. They’re pictured on the 2020 Magic Tens of millions Polo event