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doc: Clarify 'squatting' in disputes doc

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@@ -4,8 +4,10 @@ npm-disputes(1) -- Handling Module Name Disputes
## SYNOPSIS
1. Get the author email with `npm owner ls <pkgname>`
-1. Email the author, CC <i@izs.me>.
-2. After a few weeks, if there's no resolution, we'll sort it out.
+2. Email the author, CC <i@izs.me>.
+3. After a few weeks, if there's no resolution, we'll sort it out.
+
+Don't squat on package names. Publish code or move out of the way.
## DESCRIPTION
@@ -75,6 +77,11 @@ but not limited to:
MIT-licensed program, and then removing or changing the copyright and
license statement)
3. Illegal content.
+4. "Squatting" on a package name that you *plan* to use, but aren't
+ actually using. Sorry, I don't care how great the name is, or how
+ perfect a fit it is for the thing that someday might happen. If
+ someone wants to use it today, and you're just taking up space with
+ an empty tarball, you're going to be evicted.
If you see bad behavior like this, please report it right away.

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