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  1. awordlover profile image91
    awordloverposted 2 years ago

    I was wondering why there were only 20 page views on two of awordlover's newest hubs and I just found out why.  The same day they were published, they were copied to the following website.  I just got done filing with Blogger since they own the site this guy --Aaron Wong -- is putting copied content on. I also filed DMCA the regular way I have been doing it just to cover all the bases.    awordlover only has 46 hubs and more than half have been stolen. 

    Aaron Wong also posted on travelcloud and ifun and both are not powered by blogger. On one post he had the gall to write: Please don't forget to follow if you like as you will not miss my future health tips.
    Man, he copied everything  -- the photos, text,  amazon, ebay, polls and copyrights. Is that a dumb crook story? yes.

    Where I put a space, just close it up to get the URL. 
    For the hubbers articles, I'm sorry but I don't know how to make links in forums, so I put spaces in the offender's links just in case I hit submit and everything becomes a link.    I hope you guys will pass this along to the hubbers whose names are here.   

    These are the 2 of awordlover's hubs he stole 
    Posted at  http: // www. i-health .me /2014/03/ are-patients-being-overdiagnosed.html -- Original hub: http://awordlover.hubpages.com/hub/Are- … -Diagnosed

    Posted at http: // www. i-health .me /2014/03/ mystery-  diagnosis-rsd-reflex.  html -- Original hub: http://awordlover.hubpages.com/hub/Myst … -Dystrophy

    All of these are listed under the only tab - BUSINESS 
    Copied from csilano.hubpages
    Posted at http: // www. i-health .me /2014/03/  what-are-  treatments-for-crohn-disease. html -- Original hub:   http://csilano.hubpages.com/hub/What-Ar … ns-Disease

    Copied from psychetc.hubpages
    Posted at  http: //www.  i-health.  me  /2014/03/  therapeutic-activity-put-smile-on-your.  html - Original hub: http://psychetc.hubpages.com/hub/Therap … -Your-Face

    Copied from yourbodyweight.hubpages
    Posted at  http: //www.  i-health.  me  /2014/03/allergy-and-asthma-key-nutrients_4.  html -- Original hub:
    http://yourbodyweight.hubpages.com/hub/ … -Nutrients

    Copied from jellygator.hubpages and put on 2 websites
    Posted at  http:  //www.  i-health.  me  /2014/03/getting-divorce-difference-between-at.  html
    Original hub: http://jellygator.hubpages.com/hub/Getting-a-Divorce-1
    Also appears at http:  //www.  travelcloud.me  /2014/03/getting-divorce-difference-between-at.html

    Copied from Heather Says.hubpages
    Posted at http:  //www. i-health. me/2014/03/strawberry-jello-cake-with-fresh.  html
    and at http: //www. travelcloud.me /2014/03/strawberry-jello-cake-with-fresh. html
    Original hub: http://hubpages.com/hub/Strawberry-Jell … rawberries

    Copied from jayesea.hubpages
    Posted at http: //www. i-health. me/2014/03/why-do-i-hurt.html
    Original hub http://jayesea.hubpages.com/hub/Why-Do-I-Hurt

    Copied from artois52.hubpages
    Posted at  http: //www. i-health. me/2014/03/how-to-stop-drinking-first-steps-to. html
    Original hub  http://artois52.hubpages.com/hub/How-to … ps-to-quit

    Copied from authorcheryl.hubpages
    Posted at http hmm/  www. i-health. me/2014/03/sugar-and-pain-what-is-relationship  .html
    Original hub   http://authorcheryl.hubpages.com/hub/Su … lationship

    Copied from zsobig.hubpages
    Posted at http: //www. i-health. me/2014/03/  top-15-foods-that-help-you-lose-weight.html
    Original hub  http://zsobig.hubpages.com/hub/Top-15-f … ose-weight

    Copied from lesliebyars.hubpages
    Posted at  http:  //www  .i-health.  me/2014/03/  make-most-of-your-visit-to-doctor. html
    Original hub http://lesliebyars.hubpages.com/hub/Mak … The-Doctor

    Copied from Denmarkguy
    Posted at  http: //www .i-health .me/ 2014/03/hsp-living-intense-feelings-and.  html
    Original hub  http://hubpages.com/hub/HSP-Living-Inte … g-Reacting

    I'm sorry but it is nearly 1:30AM here, and I'm bushed.  I'm going to just list the rest as titles. If you recognize one, go to the site i-health. me   then click BLOG ARCHIVE to find it easier. He has 5 on a carousel and only 3 are active, the rest have a message of removal. This guy has been busy for March as I can't see any other month in the archives. Good luck.

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    1. Writer Fox profile image80
      Writer Foxposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      There is a Hubber by the name of AaronWong.  He has no published Hubs, but is following ten topics:

      Consumer Electronics and Personal Gadgets
      Education and Science
      Exercise and Fitness
      Gender and Relationships
      Personal Finance
      Personal Health Information and Self-Help
      Psychology and Psychiatry
      Relationship Problems and Advice

      You can send him an email here and ask him:

      1. awordlover profile image91
        awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Even though I filed with Blogger on one site and with Google on their site. I went to go check to make sure I filed at the right place "Blogger" because it says "powered by Blogger.com" at bottom of his site and today's whois.domaintools gave me this info:


        It give me this info:

        Domain ID:D8648777-ME
        Domain Name:I-HEALTH.ME
        Domain Create Date:11-Jul-2013 07:10:21 UTC
        Domain Last Updated Date:09-Sep-2013 20:50:13 UTC
        Domain Expiration Date:11-Jul-2014 07:10:21 UTC
        Last Transferred Date:
        Sponsoring Registrar:NameCheap R216-ME (1068)
        Created by:NameCheap R216-ME (1068)
        Last Updated by Registrar:Afilias R54-ME
        Registrant ID:QU5IZNC40UM34PJF
        Registrant Name:WhoisGuard Protected
        Registrant Organization:WhoisGuard, Inc.
        Registrant Address:P.O. Box 0823-03411
        Registrant Address2:
        Registrant Address3:
        Registrant City:Panama
        Registrant State/Province:S
        Registrant Country/Economy:PA
        Registrant Postal Code:NA
        Registrant Phone:+507.8365503
        Registrant Phone Ext.:
        Registrant FAX:+51.17057182
        Registrant FAX Ext.:
        Registrant E-mail:
        Admin Name:WhoisGuard Protected
        Admin Organization:WhoisGuard, Inc.
        Admin Address:P.O. Box 0823-03411
        Admin Address2:
        Admin Address3:
        Admin City:Panama
        Admin State/Province:S
        Admin Country/Economy:PA
        Admin Postal Code:NA
        Admin Phone:+507.8365503
        Admin Phone Ext.:
        Admin FAX:+51.17057182
        Admin FAX Ext.:
        Admin E-mail:

        blank e-mail.

        When I went to this whois.com site that I check everything with,

        I got the same info

        Is Blogger going to honor the requests I put in?
        I did put them in with Google Chilling Effects too, but this guy has to be stopped before he can post more. I want to make sure I completed the right forms.

        Can anyone help direct me please? Thank you.

        1. awordlover profile image91
          awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Go down the list to
          dot me
          and see- he paid $9.88 for one year.  A drop in the bucket cost. People blow ten bucks on lottery tickets, so ten bucks is nothing to keep putting out each year if you get shut down.

          Here's where I found it
          http://shop.whois.com/domain-registrati … -price.php

      2. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
        RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        And after all this time, he's still on HP and his site is still up and he is still not answering any emails. sad  The whole system sucks, because it just doesn't work.

        1. Susana S profile image92
          Susana Sposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          The main thing to consider is whether his copied pages are outranking yours in the search results. If they are it's a problem you need to deal with as a matter of urgency, if not then it's not worth worrying about as he will be gaining no benefit from those pages and you won't be penalised either.

          1. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
            RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            That's why I filed to remove them, his were first in the search engine listing and mine were 2nd. lol 
            Now my two posts are gone from his site but there are still over 300plus hubpages articles on that site and no admin activity (answering comments, new posts), so it will be slow going to get posts removed.

            The most annoying part is that this guy is on HP and knows better than to copy content.

        2. awordlover profile image91
          awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          No reply - sent 6 wks ago. I don't think he wants anyone to know he is here at all, so he doesn't answer.

          He is here because he is copying hubs. His account might not show any activity, but he is here.
          I can't send an email on his Google page and the only other way was here on HP.

          Anyone else send an email besides me?

          1. Tashaonthetown profile image85
            Tashaonthetownposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            my hub was also copied by this guy, i sent a comment to say he has stolen my work! I then filed a complaint with google and they have removed the page as an error 404. unfortunately i have had to other hubs copied and i cant find who and where it is.  Send a complaint to google they were quick to help.

      3. mochirajackson profile image61
        mochirajacksonposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Wordlover,

        Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I have only been with hubpages for just over 3 weeks and I noticed at least two of my hubs are on your list. I will send him an email to ask him to remove them. Thanks :-)

      4. awordlover profile image91
        awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Good morning.  I finally went to bed @ 3am, there were 185 hubs stolen and now there are 195 on the list. Thank you Writer Fox, I did name him in my post. I didn't know he was a hubber, but even at that, he should know better than to steal.

        He must know what he is doing is wrong.  I sent an email at 3am before I went to bed and there has been no reply.

      5. AliciaC profile image97
        AliciaCposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you very much for the list and for all your work, awordlover. I appreciate your effort.

    2. 0
      Prosperity66posted 2 years ago

      This domain is also hosted by Blogger.com, it's going to be easy to take it down.

      Good luck.

      Off to check as to whether they've some of my own Hubs, though I don't remember having health related hubs live.

      1. Jodah profile image86
        Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        These aren't all health related, just the majority. I know some of the authors though.

    3. Writer Fox profile image80
      Writer Foxposted 2 years ago

      Send the DMCA request on this form:
      https://support.google.com/legal/troubl … 14905?rd=2
      Choose the first choice: Blogger/Blogspot

      Then, fill out this form so they will get their AdSense account removed and stop making money on stolen content:
      https://support.google.com/adsense/cont … eport?rd=1

    4. Millionaire Tips profile image90
      Millionaire Tipsposted 2 years ago

      Thank you for posting these.  It is frustrating.

    5. LongTimeMother profile image97
      LongTimeMotherposted 2 years ago

      Thanks awordlover.  And well spotted Writer Fox!

    6. Melin Web profile image60
      Melin Webposted 2 years ago

      i agree with Writer Fox

    7. tirelesstraveler profile image86
      tirelesstravelerposted 2 years ago

      Thanks for bringing this to our attention.  A good reminder to keep vigilant.

      1. mochirajackson profile image61
        mochirajacksonposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I can't believe the guy actually let me publish a comment, perhaps you should all do it now so that others can see that he is a thief. You can check out the article he stole from my hub here http://www.i-health.me/2014/03/antiagin … mment-form complete with my comment asking him to remove it because he stole it - hopefully someone will see it and realise what he is up to.

      2. awordlover profile image91
        awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I received this answer from Google in regard to ihealth website.  URL's disabled with words "dot" and "slash"
        Hello Rachael

        Thanks for reaching out to us.

        In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we have completed processing your infringement notice. We are in the process of disabling access to the content in question at the following URL(s):

        www dot i-health dot me slash 2014 slash 03slash are -patients-being-overdiagnosed dot html
        www dot i-health dot me slash 2014 slash 03 slash mystery-diagnosis-rsd-reflex dot html

        The content will be removed shortly.

        The Google Team

        So, both of awordlover's hubs have been removed, however there are still hundreds of other hub articles listed on the site.

        If yours is one of them and you haven't filed with Google, I urge you to do it so traffic doesn't get redirected to Aaron Wong's website.

        I see he is still a member of Hubpages and his account here has not been disabled.

        Now if only kakun dot ru would get a response, that would be two websites where I challenged the content and won to have Google removed the content. lol

    8. mochirajackson profile image61
      mochirajacksonposted 2 years ago

      I've also commented here http://www.i-health.me/2014/03/diy-colo … 7315645946 if everyone sends the same comments perhaps he'll get the message and even if he doesn't other people visiting his website will be able to see that he's a copyright thief and that won't look good for him. I know he will probably delete my comments as soon as he sees them but at least he will get the message.

      On the positive side I guess we should be flattered that he thinks our articles are good enough to steal :-) Have a great weekend, everyone.

      1. awordlover profile image91
        awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Guess what?  I'm not flattered. lol  This is a guy who has been on HP for 3 years, he knows it is wrong. He paid $9.88 to register ownership of the site. It is no big dieal if he loses it. He can start another. But we have to keep an eye out more vigilantly. If I hadn't noticed only 20 views for each of these new hubs, I wouldn't have checked to see what was wrong. But this is more work we have to do - and I for one am not happy about it. I want to be able to maintain this account until I get all awordlover's work uploaded, but I hate having to keep like a watchdog to see if the work is stolen. No one tells you your work is copied unless they come along it like I did and others in other forums. There should be some thing in place to show that our work has been copied. This guy got away with this all of March so far, undetected.

        I've started my own account and can't get my first 5 hubs done because I have to stop everyday and file against these idiots. 

        Yesterday I filed with automattic. .com  for wordpress. com sites who scraped content include Anne DiGeorge's name and  copyscape logo for 145 posts - all sexually explicit with videos.  I don't know how these sites allow this stuff - free speech only goes so far in my book - and then not even read the posts to see that they are scraped phrases and sentences. Anyone reading even one article can see it makes no sense, was all scraped from multiple sources and yet they allow these posts to stay up with graphic videos.

        automattic . com 's online form wants 1 at a time and it took forever to get through 49 of those 145. I found a line on the page that said they preferred email and I gave it to them full barrell. They didn't say individual emails for each report, so I spread the other 90 plus over 9 emails because I had to cite which phrases were scraped, show them the URL it was scraped from and many of the wordpress.com sites had multiple phrases from awordlover's hubs.  7 hubs, more than 2100 scraped references on 145 urls.  More than 7 hours of making sure I had the right phrases lined up with the right urls.

        Today I got 48 emails from wordpress.com that they removed 48 of the 49 I cited on their automated form on their website.  On the emails, I have received 20 so far this morning that have been removed of the over 90 I meticulously detailed for them.

        I googled Anne DiGeorge and besides her hubs, the DMCA's I have been filing, I found her name mixed into these garbage posts on wordpress.  Why they want to scrap her name I don't understand. Some articles had content from her other hubs, but some only had her name. What does that do with keyword stuffing and making the article attractive for Google to crawl it and rank it?

        So,  no I don't enjoy having to do this part of writing. If i were a famous author, there would be "staff" to do this and you know? I'd gladly pay them, because they are worth their weight in gold to me. So much time wasted on this.  If her hubs were not so popular, I'd close her account, but they make money and get good view counts. It will be a decision which has to be made sometime soon, because the other 2 moderators left because they didn't want to file the many DMCA infringements since they are so time consuming.  In February I filed over 40. In March over 200 so far and it's only 3/21/2014. Is it really worth it? Has anyone filed a few DMCA's and feel that it is worth it, or do you find yourself checking for and filing about stolen work more often?

        1. Suzanne Day profile image97
          Suzanne Dayposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I tend to file occasionally (when I do a full blown check). But WriterFox or Wrylilt pointed me in the right direction about getting their Adsense accounts reported. I have done a bit of reading on the issue and apparently duplicated content should always rank lower than the original (though we know sometimes this is not the case). If any content is ranking above the original, we can file it here: http://searchengineland.com/google-scraper-tool-185532

          Whatever you do, DO NOT DELETE HUBS. This issue isn't going away any time soon, and I believe that Google itself will need to do something about it soon. You need to remain the established author of the hubs, with proof they were published on certain dates. Do not give in in this war!!!

          I look forward to the day when the web is cleaned up of duplicate content and our hubs perform as intended. This day is getting closer, so do not despair and keep all of your hubs!

          Don't forget, there is also a chance to sue and get a multimillion dollar payout from anyone who steals your work and makes a huge profit out of it......

          1. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
            RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            I appreciate your sentiment about not deleting hubs, but if and when I shut down awordlover's account, the hubs will be deleted as well.  No sense leaving them here as they won't be making money when they have been duplicated all over the world multiple times. You are right, I am very disheartened to see so much of this going on, and the other 2 moderators of awordlover's account flew the coop because of this. They didn't want to put the time into filing DMCA because every week there are at least 3 hubs stolen. Some don't even show up in search results for months. I'm still finding some that were copied last August and didn't show up in a search yesterday, but they are there today.

            This one in particular is especially annoying because Aaron Wong knows how this works on HP and still he copied all those hubs. It is a losing battle. As for suing?  You can't get blood from a stone. These people are stealing quality content because 1) they can't write their own and 2) they want to make money. If they have nothing, when you sue you get nothing. I've been there already and it doesn't always work out the way it should.

            We need to get HP to get on top of this so this site does not go down the drain.  The other forum with kakun which is an exact copy of Hubpages, has been up and running since last year and Hubpages didn't know about it either. We need better detection tools so we can get on this sooner. Or we need HP to protect us better somehow, I don't know how.

            1. Suzanne Day profile image97
              Suzanne Dayposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              I understand. But if you delete your hubs, then the copiers get to be the new "original authors" of the pieces. I wouldn't do it myself, no matter how far the hubs lose traffic. Just keep them, don't chase duplicates if you don't want to, but I wouldn't be handing them my hubs on a silver platter.

              One day, I do think this issue will be sorted, otherwise there will be no new original content published on the web.

              1. awordlover profile image91
                awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                I won't delete the hubs, Suzanne. If I close the account, then I'll delete, maybe, I don't even know for sure if I will do that.  It is too boggling to make a decision that I can stick to.

                1. Suzanne Day profile image97
                  Suzanne Dayposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                  Don't make any decisions. Just leave it up online and ignore it if you want...

                  1. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
                    RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

                    ok, tyvm.

          2. Victoria Lynn profile image89
            Victoria Lynnposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Have you checked your account lately? HubPages added a feature a few months ago that shows up if a hub has been copied. I'm not sure if it works all the time, but it has shown up on a few of mine. I've followed the links given to me, found them, and either filed a complaint or asked that the hubs be removed. Have you looked to see if your hubs are also flagged this way on your account page?

            1. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
              RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Yes, I keep looking to see that symbol that awordlover's hubs have been copied but I have never seen it. I wondered how foolproof the system is.  The only flags I ever see are for broken links because hubbers delete their hubs that awordlover linked to when she wrote the articles long ago.  I unlink, then I find a site off of Hubpages to link to so there are not so many broken links. Hubbers deleting hubs makes it a problem for hubbers who linked to them. The flag I see the most is the skull.

    9. merej99 profile image89
      merej99posted 2 years ago

      WOW - an amazing amount of work and I'm seeing a lot of hubs that were in the previous post about stolen hubs by Aaron Wong.

      Thank you for being so diligent awordlover - great job!
      I really hope this person (or persons) gets caught.
      I have a feeling it's too much work for ONE person.

      1. awordlover profile image91
        awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        TY merej99, I see billybuc's work there, and more friends and it's not fair. Though some don't care, those who look for a check from HP should care because this siphons off their traffic. Visitors don't have to come here if they can read it there. sad

        And, at 24 hours now, still no replies from him, blogger or google.

      2. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
        RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Another site which is the spitting image of Hubpages in setup and in all our hubs.

    10. Suzanne Day profile image97
      Suzanne Dayposted 2 years ago

      PS - why hasn't Aaron Wong been banned from Hubpages?

      I have absolutely no sympathy for this kind of behaviour and would have thought it was a bannable offence. Aaron Wong, you are the biggest kind of $&*% and you can look forward to your Adsense account being closed, your websites taken down and also any lawsuits which can be obtained against you being obtained. Be afraid, you idiot.

      1. Jodah profile image86
        Jodahposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Totally agree. I emailed the #%*€# and gave him a piece of my mind! but that won't have much effect. HP needs to ban him.

    11. Victoria Lynn profile image89
      Victoria Lynnposted 2 years ago

      When I put in a search for "Are Patients Being Diagnosed?" yours comes up on the first page, awordlover. That's usually how it happens when hubs get copied. Your shows up, anyway. I'm not sure how much it hurts traffic, but I'm sure it does. I wouldn't take yours down, though.

      1. awordlover profile image91
        awordloverposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        The only way I will be deleting awordlover's hubs is if I close this Hubpages account due to excessive copying. That is the only thing that has me so ticked off right now because I'm not writing anything on my new account. I'm not uploading anything on awordlover's account because I'm working too hard filing DMCA against wordpress, experience project, blogger, and foreign entities.  Nothing creative is getting done, if you know what I mean.  It is all covermyass work or goaftersomeone'sass work. and I'm tired, that's all.  lol  don't mean to be a crank. sorry.
        Even though the hub comes up first in an exact wording search, it has only 20 views as of yesterday and it was published March 6.  awordlover's hubs get that many views in several hours. I knew something was wrong, but was so busy filing with wordpress that I put off googling to find out why until yesterday.
        Her Change of Life Menopause was just taken yesterday so I'm filing on that tonight.
        Her MS hubs all have been copied and I will work on those tomorrow.
        I will leave them all until awordlover's account is closed, if I close it.  If HP puts something in place to help us so we don't have to do so much work, or so newbies don't run for the door, then I'll reconsider. I'm just tired. lol sorry


    12. Act 3 profile image89
      Act 3posted 2 years ago

      There are more health and beauty hubs being copied to sarenvers(dot)com. I started a new forum post about this.


    13. dwelburn profile image97
      dwelburnposted 2 years ago

      There are three of my hubs on that list - all recent ones.

      1. mochirajackson profile image61
        mochirajacksonposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Hi all,
        I have sent my request to google to report copyright infringement as Aaron Wong has not listened to my requests for him to remove the content. It seems as though he doesn't care to be honest so I am sure that he will get his come uppance!

        Thanks again for making us aware of this awordlover and I 'm sorry that you have to go through all of this. I only had 3 articles on the list, it must be so time consuming and frustrating to be doing this with so many. I hope you get it sorted.

    14. Zainab Tarawali profile image90
      Zainab Tarawaliposted 2 years ago

      Wow, I just found 3 of my articles on his site. I left him comments and now I'm trying to see what other steps I can take to protect my work and file a complaint against him. Thanks for the heads up, awordlover.

    15. zsobig profile image91
      zsobigposted 2 years ago

      I am getting really sick and tired of all these people who find it correct to just copy+paste our content - content, that usually took us days or weeks to create and fully research.
      No matter if the stolen content is published in another language, it is still stolen. And the worst thing is: I feel like HubPages isn't paying too much attention to 'save' their users' work - and time as well. Spending hours and hours with filing complaints does not really work at all - for example one of my articles was entirely copied to an adult (!) site months ago... I 've filed tons of complaints and tried everything I could, but the article is still up there and I can still see the notification on my hub as well...
      So the copied content is still indexed by Google...

      Please HP, for the sake of your contributors, do something!

      1. mochirajackson profile image61
        mochirajacksonposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Just to let you all know that I received an email from google to say they are removing my stolen content from this website. I hope that this means it will get shut down soon.

        1. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
          RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          About 9 days ago, I received an email saying they will remove just my content. Yesterday, they were finally gone from their site. But there are still tons more posts there of other hubbers.  The guy who put them there is a hubber from HP and he still has an account here, which I don't quite understand why.

    16. LongTimeMother profile image97
      LongTimeMotherposted 2 years ago

      Has anyone actually been to his hp profile page, clicked 'report' and reported him for stealing their content?

      1. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
        RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        yes, every week, I report him. And he's still here, and his site is still out there. It is unmonitored, no new posts, no responses to comments.  On HP he doesn't answer messages. Don't know what to do.

    17. cashmere profile image84
      cashmereposted 2 years ago

      Perhaps it would be more beneficial to actually mail one of the Hub Pages staff and ask them what can be done to kick him off Hubpages

    18. cashmere profile image84
      cashmereposted 2 years ago

      This had happened before with some of our hubs a couple of years ago, but blogger was quick to respond then and took down the site. Traffic has grown so much since then that I guess it will take them longer to get round to it this time.

      1. RachaelOhalloran profile image92
        RachaelOhalloranposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I wish it was Blogger because he'd be gone by now. This is his own website and it is harder to deal with. There are some sites I've reported and still waiting on Google to do something - over 7 months now. At this point, if they do, ok, and if they don't, then ok too. I'm too tired of chasing down these people who have no regard for copyrights.  Aaron Wong is just one in a long line of them. HP won't remove him probably because when he copies content, he is not posting it here, so in their eyes, he hasn't violated their TOS.  Because he is posting it off site. Not their problem. sad

    19. rajan jolly profile image88
      rajan jollyposted 2 years ago

      I see at least 2 of my hubs copied by him. Going to be checking out his site more closely.

    20. Kiss andTales profile image31
      Kiss andTalesposted 2 years ago

      Sorry to hear people stealing other people hubs, they proberly will not steal mine because mine is based on where the law comes from not to steal. I wish they would.

    21. cjnileski profile image83
      cjnileskiposted 2 years ago

      WOW!!   I can't believe someone would do such a thing.

      I'm just starting out here so that's good info to know.

    22. lilmissmontana profile image90
      lilmissmontanaposted 2 years ago

      This is scary stuff. I really enjoy writing health articles and I haven't yet had problems, but I will be on the lookout. This is terrible news for all honest writers. Hope you all get everything figured out and get you well deserved traffic.