Hello everyone. I have found a Japanese website that is hosting content stolen from me. The website in question is goo.ne.jp and my content appears on one of their subdomains. The whole website is in Japanese except for the stolen content so I have no idea how to contact its owners/administrators to request the removal of my content. I have done a WHOIS search but this is what comes up and none of it makes any sense to me:
[ JPRS database provides information on network administration. Its use is ]
[ restricted to network administration purposes. For further information, ]
[ use 'whois -h whois.jprs.jp help'. To suppress Japanese output, add'/e' ]
[ at the end of command, e.g. 'whois -h whois.jprs.jp xxx/e'. ]
[ Notice -------------------------------------------------------------------- ]
[ JPRS will change JPRS WHOIS (web-based and port 43 Whois service) about the ]
[ following two points on January 18, 2015. ]
[ 1) Change of the format of response about gTLD domain name ]
[ 2) Change of the character encoding ]
[ For further information, please see the following webpage. ]
[ http://jprs.jp/whatsnew/notice/2014/20140319-whois.html (only in Japanese) ]
[ --------------------------------------------------------------------------- ]
a. [Domain Name] GOO.NE.JP
d. [Network Service Name] GOO
l. [Organization Type] Network Service
m. [Administrative Contact] HS8389JP
n. [Technical Contact] SH820JP
p. [Name Server] ns1.goo.ne.jp
p. [Name Server] ns2.goo.ne.jp
p. [Name Server] ns.intervia.ad.jp
p. [Name Server] ns.via.or.jp
s. [Signing Key]
[State] Connected (2014/06/30)
[Registered Date] 2004/06/15
[Connected Date] 2004/06/15
[Last Update] 2013/07/01 01:16:48 (JST)
Can anyone explain this to me? How can I contact them? Does anyone here speak Japanese who could please tell me how I can contact their admin or complaints department?
Thank you so much.
The site is hosted by an American company:
Send DMCA request to:
(Remove the extra space in the links above)
Thank you Writer Fox, I'll get onto them. May I ask how you found out?
If that doesn't work, send it here: abuse @hknet.com
I filed a complaint with the same address and received the following email.
Thank you for contacting us. Unfortunately, we do not have anything to do with the i cs21.com site, nor the j apanesex.ml site it redirects to. They have copied our DMCA page from V iralNova.com and left our contact
information in it.
I would like to be able to do this but am not sure how to do this.
I have added a space to the second letter of each link.
From my understanding, they are hosted @ Amazon and use CloudFlare CDN services. I suggest you send the DMCAs that way.
Thanks and best,
I received a similar reply and they directed me to another hosting company whom they believe might be able to help me, so I have contacted them and am now waiting for a response.
Thank you for your responses everyone.
Sleepylog and sallybea, I too have had this same website steal approx 6 hubs and am interested in hearing your results.
Could you kindly post any further information from your emails. You both seem to have gotten the furthest so far with this mob.
by Rupert Taylor2 weeks ago
HP tells me my article Guns for Children has been stolen by a website called Brutalist Press. The offending website says it is "copied" by someone called Helga Dagmar. HP offers advice on what to do but most...
by Dale Hyde4 years ago
I wanted to share an email that I received four days after filing a DMCA complaint against copied material I found upon searching. This is not the first positive result I have had from various DMCA complaints...
by Donna Hilbrandt3 years ago
I found some of my content copied on anothe site. I put the URL into the WHOIS site to find out the information. How do I find the email address of the domain registrant? If it isn't obviously listed...
by Mary Hyatt2 years ago
It took almost two weeks, but my copied poem is now gone from a Blogger's post! This poem was copied verbatim when it was published here. I had tried to file a complaint using the form we are...
by Ann Leung4 years ago
That is another copying site which has been stealing our hubs from Hubbers at Hubpages. My hub How to Cure Vitiligo Naturally was copied and pasted onto this website: <link snipped> under the name...
by Thomas Swan2 years ago
So another "C" came up in the copied hubs section today. As usual someone had stolen one of my hubs.... words, pictures and all. I wanted to send them a DMCA complaint. However, there was:1. No "contact...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.