Of all the different forms of intentional bad faith cybersquatting on trademark protected domain names, typosquatting is one that drives trademark owners a bit crazy. Registering a typographical variation of a famous brand name or high-traffic website just does not pass the smell test.
Domainers often defend claims of cybersquatting when they are the registrant of a typographical variation of a high-traffic website typically focuses on the bad faith element. Domainers often claim ignorance of the underlying trademark protected domain name and website or ignorance of their own domain portfolio. The latter defense to cybersquatting is the most common. The argument goes something like this.