One well publicized example of a cyber sit-in was back in 2002, with Oregon's Reed College and anti-abortion activists. Anyone searching for information on the college was directed to anti-abortion Web sites not associated with the school. Someone had purchased the domain name, reedcollege.com, which brought many users looking for Reed College to these other unrelated Web sites. Since this incident, Reed College has purchased the domains reedcollege.net, .biz, .info, and .org.
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon
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