Have you ever been forced to change a domain?

Grant

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Has there ever been a timed where you had to change a domain? Whether it be because the domain was too similar, or maybe it was offensive in nature. Has this ever happened to you? I can't say it has happened to me, but I have worried about domains of mine being taken over because of dumb reasons.
 

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I only had to change my domain once and that was because the niche of my forum no longer fitted the name I had in the URL so it made sense for me to change it so that would be something more fitting. I had a general discussion forum and I remember having my URL be share central and that for me ended up not really matching what my site was about. For any other reasons like a URL being offensive or anything like that, I have never had to change a URL for that reason.
 

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I only had to change my domain once and that was because the niche of my forum no longer fitted the name I had in the URL so it made sense for me to change it so that would be something more fitting. I had a general discussion forum and I remember having my URL be share central and that for me ended up not really matching what my site was about. For any other reasons like a URL being offensive or anything like that, I have never had to change a URL for that reason.
Or there is another reason for changing URL if the URL is question is similar to a copyrighted domain name so the owner of domain may fill a complaint against you then you are forced to choose another domain name and this happens sometimes unfortenally.
 

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I have changed my domains a couple of times but that was not because of someone forcing me to change my domain. I changed because I found shorter name and I did not like the extension I was using for my domain name
 
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