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Record 1 2013-04-17


Subject field(s)
  • Internet and Telematics
  • Electronic Commerce

A scam in which a person or small business accepts an offer for a free Web site, only to be subsequently charged a monthly fee on their phone bill.


web cramming; website cramming: The Translation Bureau recommends in its revised 2013 Linguistic Recommendation that “web” not be capitalized when it is part of a compound, whether the compound is written as two words or one, with or without a hyphen.


  • Internet et télématique
  • Commerce électronique

Le bourrage d'un site Web est une escroquerie qui vise habituellement les petites entreprises à qui l'on promet un essai gratuit d'un site. Au lieu de cela, l'entreprise se voit facturer des frais non autorisés sur sa ligne téléphonique.


bourrage d'un site Web; bourrage de sites Web; facturation Web insidieuse : Le Bureau de la traduction préconise dans sa Recommandation linguistique révisée en 2013 la majuscule initiale lorsque «Web» est employé après un nom qu’il qualifie. Il est toujours invariable.


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