I was trying to be nice and point out to this hubber that he shouldn't duplicate his articles online and he deleted my comment.
I guess he didn't duplicate his own article and didn't want people to know where he copied it from...
Reported to HubPages and the EHow article it came from.
I can see this guy/gal is a newbie and has started with some copied articles! Very bad. Very bad attitude. I don't think he/she is going to survive here for long........
It's good to know there is a very proactive community here making sure things are ligit. More kudos to the HubPages community.
Well, they haven't learned. I see they took down the one copied from EHow but every other hub they have is copied from somewhere else.
I think there are some who think that because the blog universe is so vast no one will notice when work is unoriginal, but they couldn't be more wrong. Monitoring these kinds of things is easier than ever. I'm sure the admins will get on this soon enough.
Dorsi had a similar experience(http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/11324). I also saw your comment there. Hopefully we get some idea from there about how to report and take action against such spam. I think flagging such hubs will help get Hubpages admins attention to such Hubs.
I'm having the same problem with "Odd World" They have great hubs...unfortunately, all of them are cut and pasted from a www.darkroastedblend.com. I have flagged them for duplicate content twice each and placed comments in their hubs. They have deleted my comments except for the ones where I said I liked the hubs before I found out they were dups. I stumbled on it by wanting to know more about the amusement park mentioned in one of the hubs.
Well maybe they should be given credit for copying interesting hubs . . .not!
Yes, I plan to quit that one, if I haven't already. One reason to stay is to monitor when new hubs are published. I am grateful for them providing the info because I did find it interesting, I just disapprove of claiming it as their own. There's lots of great stuff over at darkroastedblend. I'll just go there to see it.
dang... I enjoyed them hubs too but they were copied?! .. that is not right.. yes, I 2nd the motion to exit that fan club
I actually wrote the owner of the website they were copying. They are pursuing the matter.
I enjoyed Odd World's hubs too till KCC realised they were copied. Like the others, any comment that relates to plagiarism is quickly deleted! KCC - that was good thinking - I do hope they follow it up!
As of yesterday (2/18) they were going to try to contact Odd World one more time and if they didn't get satisfaction that way, they were planning to ask HubPages to remove them.
I think darkroastedblend is a somewhat famous site. I've seen it referenced on wordpress a few times.
The guy at DRB is super nice. I do encourage everyone who enjoyed Odd World's hubs to visit them and give THEM the recognition they deserve.
KCC - love that site - I've bookmarked it and go and read a couple of articles when I can - thanks for leading us there!
by Sally Gulbrandsen 3 years ago
I like the new improved look of the stolen hubs link. Thanks, HubPages.I just wish it were more helpful sometimes! It can be so difficult to file a DMCA. It can take so much effort to track down the thieves, Sigh!
by muratos 8 years ago
Hi friends,I have today noticed a very disturbing automated content attack on most of my hubs. I suspect many other hubbers may also suffer from this.It is basically working like this. For example, my original hub is here:http://hubpages.com/hub/HTC-Evo-4G-CasesThe spammer opened an account by the...
by momster 6 years ago
So is it all the hubs being copied or just a large number?http://bigezine.com/ ...........There is alot of talk about Hubs from Hubpages being copied. Does anyone know if it is all of hubpages being copied or just a certain amount?
by Lasantha Wijesekera 7 years ago
A member of another blog site has copied a part of my hub. Now HubPages has flagged my hub as Duplicate and says that my hub is a duplicate of the other blog site.I published my own hub "Jollibee Vs McDonalds - Filipino burger kings fight against global giant" after some research from...
by glassvisage 4 years ago
Hello,I was wondering if there is a way to unpublish all of my Hubs at once, or deactivating my account. I have been on HubPages for years, but I no longer find it as rewarding or enjoyable as I used to. At the same time, I don't want to close my account because I'm proud of all of the work I've...
by Brett A Rogers 4 years ago
Got a bunch of duplicate content warnings and I am not sure if Hubpages found duplicate content in my Hubs or on the web. If Hubpages finds duplicate content, how hard is it for them to share with us where they found it and what exactly they found? It sure would save and lot of time and...
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