Some internal discussion here on people that grab brand name Twitter handles so they can later sell them to the highest bidder. Like the domain squatters of old. Remember Joshua Quittners mcdonalds.com stunt? Yahoo colleague Ryan Kuder came up with the term.
squitter n. an individual who grabs a brand name twitter handle for future profit.
Let’s see how long these stay open:
http://twitter.com/mcdonalds is taken.