A website has exactly copied my hub? What should I do?

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  1. Seshagopalan profile image80
    Seshagopalanposted 5 years ago

    http://seshagopalan.hubpages.com/hub/te … uture-cars
    This was the hub page I created
    When I typed the title in the google I was shocked to find another website exactly showing the same.
    Can I do anything for it?
    http://www.cararticle.net/how-will-the- … -and-work/

    1. Matthew Meyer profile image74
      Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Seshagopalan.
      You will want to file a DMCA claim with the site that is hosting the content.
      You can find instructions here.

      http://hubpages.com/learningcenter/how- … -complaint

      If they do not respond, then the next step would be to file something with Google.  Google can't remove content from sites like the publisher can, but they can make it not show in their search results.

      1. Seshagopalan profile image80
        Seshagopalanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        thank you I would do that straight away.

      2. Global-Chica profile image95
        Global-Chicaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you.  I've also found my hubs copied on blogs so this is very helpful.

  2. annasantos profile image61
    annasantosposted 5 years ago

    Hi, I have the same concern.  You just need to report a complaint to google (DMCA) and wait what they have to say.  I'm still waiting for their response.

    1. Seshagopalan profile image80
      Seshagopalanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah annasantos. Thanks for help.

  3. charlie cheesman profile image82
    charlie cheesmanposted 5 years ago

    I have just had a site that copied some of my content taken down I reported it to google (dmca) 10 days ago and I got a email back saying they had completed there investigation yesterday and I checked and the dupe content site had removed it.

    1. Seshagopalan profile image80
      Seshagopalanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds encouraging. I have reported as well. Thank you

  4. peachpurple profile image84
    peachpurpleposted 5 years ago

    you can report to the DMCA and they may have the site removed. But i heard that what had been posted will stay there just that future articles will be blocked. Mine were copied but i didn't report because my earnings and traffic had fallen since May2013. Furthermore, I don;t want to get involved with the microsoft or google authorities.

    1. Seshagopalan profile image80
      Seshagopalanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Few of them say it had been removed by google in a week. Anyway lets see what happens.

 
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