TOS violation/help claiming URL/username from squatter

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    I am the owner of the website http://www.AdInfusion.com I’m in the process of setting up a company blog on WordPress, and I noticed that someone who’s not affiliated with adinfusion has set up a blog at http://adinfusion.wordpress.com. This blog has just one entry and serves solely to redirect visitors to a site called wickedfire.com.

    This is a clear violation of WordPress’ Terms of Service (see below).
    As such, I’d like to claim the adinfusion.wordpress.com URL/WordPress username.

    Can you please let me know what i need to do to start that process?

    <snip> from WordPress ToS:

    • your blog is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking

    that you are another person or company. For example, your blog’s URL or name is

    not the name of a person other than yourself or company other than your own;

    <snip>

    #1177412

    supportbot
    Member

    You did not specify a blog address or reason for posting when you created this topic.

    This support forum is for blogs hosted at WordPress.com. If your question is about a self-hosted WordPress blog then you’ll find help at the WordPress.org forums.

    If you don’t understand the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, you may find this information helpful.

    If you forgot to include a link to your blog, you can reply and include it below. It’ll help people to answer your question.

    This is an automated message.

    #1177443

    raincoaster
    Member

    Do you have an international trademark on that name?

    #1177583

    macmanx
    Staff

    Please feel free to bring your case to http://en.wordpress.com/abuse/

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