Do some article writers have secret agendas, and will content theft ever end?
Advice for aspiring writers by Ian McEwan's
What secret agendas lie behind computer screens
To answer this peculiar question up above to be exact it may take some deep insight, but as for me my only secret agenda is to reach the top of the web, and simply by writing the best articles I can.
Anyone can do web research on the web, and on any topic of interest, the problem comes when certain so-called writers on networks join somewhere, and pretend to be a writer, and instead they decide to become more of a article thief, which can seriously damage the livelihood of the original writers articles that was previously published onto the web.
This has occurred many times to hubpages writers here, and puts a real hurting on our web stats tremendously, and so there's ways to handle such a grand heist of sorts that has occurred. Contacting Google to report a DMCA will get the ball rolling to stop these online criminals for the most part, but only if you've detected their wicked act in motion on some web location they've chosen to harvest, and crop their malicious activities at.
What you will be seeing below is something that has occurred to one of our beloved writers on hubpages, and I'm providing this info because I'm pissed myself to have recently learned that someone had the nerve to copy one of her hubs.
This criminal actually went to the furthest extent to try and ruin the reputation of one of Yahoo's writers network locations, by placing a copy written article from hubpages onto their pages there. Wow! how bold can you be on the web today. Yikes!
The article on Yahoo where content was used from hubpages
This is the original article that was published by Sharyn's Slant
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This person decided to extract all of her hubs content, accept for the parts that displayed the images she selected, and where her hubpages profile information identifies that the article was in fact written and published by her.
This screen shot is proof that some article writers, may not be writers at all, and they're portraying themselves to be true in a false identity, which brings to light this whole secret agenda role being played all across the web today.
Not a single writers platform is safe anymore, because if Yahoo's network cannot protect itself from such fraudulent, and unrighteous web activities you know the problem is everywhere.
Hubpages though has ramped up its online security systems, and rids itself of such abuse, so copying content from elsewhere is not only a direct violation of the hubpages code of ethical behaviors here, its grounds for immediate ejection from the writing program here for any hubber, and the system will instantly detect any false characters trying to manipulate it, and I mean immediately.
I just wish this type of website self defensive technology for detecting copy written material was on each and every writers network & website out here on the web, because this is a shame what has happened to one of our fellow hubbers, and its happened as well to countless others time and time again. Google does partake in performing domain take downs though, once a network has been proven to have in fact infringed on the copyrights of the original owners of such digital web content.
Now in the case of Yahoo Shine, I believe its not a network issue, its a fraudulent user issue, and shall be taken care of soon by Yahoo's administrators if in fact they have any. So, we will see how things will take effect, and eventually pan out in this most recent infringement case against Sharyn's Slant. As for now, July 25th 2012, nothing has been done other then a DMCA report being filled to Google, and I learned of all of this info on a Facebook post by Sharon and many of our hubpages friends, so be on the look out for anything suspicious. Its getting really crazy on the web today, so just stay in tuned with anything and everything you can to help your fellow hubbers if you can.
This is the copied article zoomed in a bit
The original article from the hubpages network here
Copyrights are no game folks
No network is safe it seems
Yahoo has a location and network of writers for many of its all elusive categories and fields of grandeur, such as Yahoo Shine. There are so many companies out here competing for the top writers, but who really are these folks they employ to write for them, and where do they originate from. Well, none of that matters really, what matters more is what are their agenda's.
So even a place like Yahoo isn't a safe haven today for article thieves have even infested such a place on the web, and I provided all the proof in images up above as to where this has occurred.
To tell you the truth, not everyone who sits behind a computer screen is actually who they say they are prior to joining such networks, and I will get into this issue much more later, but what this hub will point out is how I ventured off onto yahoo one day just web surfing randomly for no special reason and landed by mistake onto a cool report that was there which detailed a cool highlight that caught my eye.
This is the DMCA Chilling Effects take down info page
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