How could I know if my works are duplicates if I have no idea if it has been written earlier?
If you write something from your own mind it is very unlikely that anyone else would have written the exact same thing before you. If your work is unique then it really can't be duplicate.
The duplicate notice comes up for one of 3 reasons:
1. the work is copied from another website.
2. your article has a lot of quotes in it e.g. from Shakespear or the Bible.
3. someone else has copied your work and posted it somewhere else on the internet. In this case, your article will be flagged as copied and you will see a message when you go to that hub.
by Ben Guinter 7 years ago
They are all original hubs written by me, in my own words drawn from research from a variety of different places.I didn't post any of them anywhere else... I don't get it?They all just popped up today, so unless someone else is taking my stuff and posting it elsewhere I don't know what's up.It also...
by Silver Q 4 years ago
What do you do when one (or some) of your hubs has been copied by someone else?Two of my hubs have now a red "c" next to them which indicates they have been copied by someone else and I'm unsure as to how to proceed. Any guidance?
by Dorsi Diaz 9 years ago
Well I guess there is a first time for everything. Someone copied my hub on Is California Going Bankrupt? They copied the whole thing, word for word without credit or where it came from. So I'm going to have to file a complaint I guess. I've had other hubs copied in forums but they were being...
by Kylyssa Shay 3 years ago
I filed a DMCA report for a page that copied my hub. The hub existed as a lens since 12/12/10.The content is obviously and clearly copied and even mentions that it was taken from Squidoo at the top. Yet Google rejected the URL for removal.I hope it is OK to list the URLs here so people trying to...
by Caren White 2 weeks ago
I had a hub copied by another site. I sent a DMCA complaint and rather than removing my hub, they changed the title and the wording slightly. Is altering a hub for use on another site without the author's permission considered legal? Is this now considered a completely different...
by Doc Wordinger 4 years ago
After more than a year without publishing any hubs, I've decide to start publishing again. First two items on the agenda involved finishing an unpublished hub and responding to comments. Then I decided to investigate whether any of my hubs have been plagiarized and copied elsewhere during my...
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