Does using My Free Copyright site really help in HubPages Content Theft?
What I mean, is once you go through the steps of copyrighting your hub on My Free Copyright site, does it matter if you get the "date stamp" if the thieves are stealing on the same day you publish it anyway? In other words, they can take it, and copyright it also on the day of publication, since they are claiming it is theirs anyway, or am I missing something.
What do you suggest in using a copyrighting service like this. Do some people get the date stamp for the day before, then publish it so that once they steal it from the feed its at least a day after?
I would have it date stamped before publishing just to be safe if that's an option and always keep backups of your hard drives and original files because you can then more easily prove your content is yours if you have it in word etc. by the file date and whatnot.
I would think it would be pretty easy to prove that certain sites are using content scraper bots also - particularly when they are stealing thousands of pieces of writing at a time.
by Diana Grant2 years ago
How can I stop a copyright thief copying my hubs and in what way will the theft actually affect me?Nine of my hubs have been copied (stolen) and I do not understand HubPages advice about what to do about it - it's like...
by LiamBean4 years ago
About once a week I peruse my hubs to check on traffic, comments, and just generally see how things are going. One of my hubs, "What Are The Benefits of Eating Bananas," had the copyright symbol next to it. I...
by Making-Jewellery4 years ago
I often intend to put a module either within my hub, or at the end, that might include some standard text/a link, e.g. that says "Copyright Me (Year) - Please do not copy and paste this article, but feel free to...
by Kate Swanson2 months ago
The announcements from HubPages have contained a bit too much corporate-speak to be completely clear, so I'm starting a thread where we can share what we know in as plain-speaking a format as possible. Here is...
by Crystal Tatum4 years ago
Do you include a copyright notice in your articles? Why or why not?I never do this, but I see that a lot of folks on here do. Just wondering what the opinions are out there.
by Robin Edmondson2 years ago
Please check out our Blog Post on a couple of quality-related changes on HubPages!
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.