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  • David

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    October 27, 2019 at 11:17 am

    Hi, I’m in the process of opening and setting up a website for a business. I found a name and luckily it was available. However once I started researching the name I saw that the name was being used last year. They have the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram already set up but since I got their domain, I’m assuming they aren’t using the site or social media anymore (last posts were from January 1 but I’m not sure if they will be planning to start again.) They were also set up as “LLC” I’m not really sure that it’s legit though and they are located in India. My question is: Is it possible for me to set up the site from North America, can I get in trouble? I’m selling similar services as the guy in India, can I get sued if they find my site? Can they threaten me to take down my site? Can they start using my website name to get business again, how to avoid this? What is the worst that can happen if they find my site? Tdlr; can I get sued for having and selling similar services as the previous domain name owner. Any help is appreciated! – by hq overview yeswhodisforyou – –

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