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Great excuse for copying

  1. Pcunix profile image88
    Pcunixposted 6 years ago

    I've had Md dot newszapforums dot com  copy when of my hubs in full. When challenged, he came up with a novel excuse:

    Your site has a section where readers can link to the page (under "share this page"; it states "paste the URL or HTML from below into your website, blog, email, comment or hub:") 

    Gotta give him credit for trying..  Strange concept of "below", but creative.

    1. Rafini profile image87
      Rafiniposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      huh.  so now sharing a link is equivalent to copying?  who woulda thought??  lol  Hope you gave him a good what for!  yikes

      1. Pcunix profile image88
        Pcunixposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I'll file a DMCA with his ISP if he continues this crap.

  2. lrohner profile image83
    lrohnerposted 6 years ago

    I once had a woman copy an entire website that I managed. When I confronted her, she blithely said, "Well, you don't own the Internet, Lisa!" smile

  3. skyfire profile image72
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    'Why you enabled feed on your site ? " -I got this reply from plenty of thieves.

  4. sofs profile image85
    sofsposted 6 years ago

    LoL amazingly amusing excuses! lol

  5. Michael Willis profile image78
    Michael Willisposted 6 years ago

    I just found out I had a Football hub copied when I checked my account and HP had the copywrite symbol in place. I followed the link and finally found a way to contact the site. They had no way to contact the writer.

    HP notes "removed", but...it is still there! I e-mailed the site with the DMCA report that HP had available. Will see if it is removed or then I will go for the Adsense account.

    The person didn't even try to change anything...just a complete copy of the page!!!

    The site was rootzoo.com

  6. quicksand profile image84
    quicksandposted 6 years ago

    There is "was" some buzz that Google is shaping to stomp down hard on plagiarised content ... will they?