OK, It's great that HP has this service for us to see which of our Hubs have been copied, but there could be a few improvements.
First of all, I can't read the darn listing. They have selected colors (dark blue on dark gray) that make it almost impossible to read the text. I don't know why they picked these colors, but I really look silly holding a magnifier over my PC screen in an effort to decipher the offending site.
Then there are the sites that just never reply to a warning from you. In fact some of these site don't even seem to be managed by anyone, anymore.
Anyway, every time I go over to this section, I get so frustrated that I have to deal with these (often unknowing) thieves that I will often just give up and tell myself to come back later.
I agree with you about the colors. They are incredibly wishy-washy and do nothing to enhance the writing. I wish we could have a show of hands to see if everyone really does approve of them or not!
As for the thieves, I give up when it comes to them, some I have not been able to shift for years.
Don't waste your time writing to content thieves. Contact the hosting company and the content will be taken down immediately.
I've had pretty good luck by complaining to the hosting service. Most are quick to jump on copied material and will sometimes even close down the offending site completely if necessary.
The biggest problem is when the host is in another country, such as China. The Chinese are notorious for stealing material and the government is of no help, either. Sometimes the only thing left is to request of the search engines that the thief be taken from the SERP's.
by Lori J Latimer 3 years ago
Perhaps this is old hat and I didn't read the memo, but just wanted to let you know (I informed HubPages) that web host service dot org has hacked HubPages. http : // webhostservice . org/ They have inserted their url into every one of my Hubs.
by DK 5 years ago
This forum is a place for you to post hubs that you think are clearly of low quality and need flagging. Committed hubbers should follow this forum and check these hubs posted for quality when they have the time. If a hub has been clearly copied (for example from a PDF file that the plagiarism...
by Missy 3 years ago
I posted this hub about MOPS a few days ago: http://thatmommyblogger.hubpages.com/hu … S-Meeting. It took me hours to write, and I wrote it about a very personal topic. There is no chance that I plagiarized it, and I did not post it on any other site.I'm getting a duplicate...
by Rajan Singh Jolly 5 years ago
Just found 2 of my hubs copied here by this blogger athttp://fatema-taher.blogspot.in/since some time I've been experiencing a loss of traffic in some hubs of mine that have been doing very well for a long period of time. Since the drop was a continuous one I put a paragraph of one of my hub in...
by Ronald E Franklin 2 years ago
I just ran across a site, radikewl dot com, that had copied another hubber's hub that I had a comment on. The entire hub, including comments, is translated into Spanish. No author is named. That led me to do a search for my own hubs on that site, and I found many of them, also translated into...
by Penelope Hart 5 years ago
Please make a note of all of us in several forums that have found so many (or our) hundreds of copied hubs onto other sites. Read the threads because they contain so much information and then DO SOMETHING about it for all of us at Google. NOW.I've only just begun to look for stolen hubs and...
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