There are about 8 or so copied hubs symbols on my account this morning. Upon following one of the links I found my hub but it was spun. You can tell it's my hub but they used a software to change some of the words.
How do file the DCMA for that? Can someone from staff help me please?
Also, how the hell do I file a report for an article that have been placed in full on the "About" section of a YouTube video page. I think these people who do this, have a vendetta against me o something.
@Cardisa I'm honestly not sure how the spun article and the DMCA would work together. If it contains enough of your content I would think a DMCA claim would be appropriate. I would advise doing more legal research, but it sounds like a DMCA claim is the right course of action.
As for the About section on YouTube, Google/YT is pretty good about responding to such requests, so I would try them first.
Here is a link I found:
Thanks Matthew. I tried the one for Youtube, now to do the others.
I also have another issue that I am not sure how to approach.
One of the URLs for one of my hubs leads to this URL and other URLs from the same website. http:// flatulencerelief.info/what-does-really-smelly-gas-mean/. There are 11 URLs to this website on my hub. I also have another hub with the same problem. The thing is, I can't seem to find my article.
I've seen this before and it appears that someone is using the Hub content to get featured on Google, then using a redirect to bounce straight to another site. The best approach is to contact the host of the offending site and explain the situation.
I think I explained it badly, Marisa. I mean, the URLs for the copied hubs, not regular links.
how do I explain it to the host?
I think we're talking about the same thing. They've copied your Hub on to a website (which is the domain name showing as copied), but when you click on that link, it doesn't go to that website - it bounces to another website altogether?
To be honest, it's only happened to me once and I wasn't sure how to handle it, so I did nothing. Later on I found an article explaining it. There's a word for it but I can't remember what it is! I'd be checking out the whois for both the "invisible" URL and the one it redirects to.
Cardisa - What do the "copied hub symbols" look like? Thank you.
As long as there are copied uncommon phrases I treat it the same as any other DMCA.
I had an article spun once. I filed a DMCA and it was removed. Hopefully yours is too!
I have reported spun articles a lot before.
Report them to Adsense if they have ads first:
https://support.google.com/adsense/cont … eport?rd=1
Then to Google Spam here: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/spamreport
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