The last presidential election saw a raft of phony campaign sites put up for Mitt Romney, Fred Thompson and Rudy Guiliani that appeared legit at first glance, but repelled visitors with over-the-top language. This year, not waiting to be stung, presidential hopefuls are buying up every conceivable URL of their name—good, bad and ugly. Or are their opponents buying them?
Lesson Learned: Invest a little in digital real estate.
Take a look at this Washington Post article on the subject.